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THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO
College of Business Administration
DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING

Accounting 355: Business Law I
Spring 2013 Academic Year
3 credit hours
Prerequisite: Advanced standing; Accounting 210 and 211.
Class meets from: Mon/Wed/Fri: 9:00am-9:50am, 10:00am-10:50am: and 11:00am-11:50 am.
Instructor: Helen M. Roe
Office: 2315 University Hall, Telephone 312.413.2854, email: helenroe@uic.edu
Office Hours: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Tues/Thurs and by appointment

Course Description and Objectives:

Topical coverage: commercial transactions, including contracts, sales of goods, negotiable instruments and secured transactions. At the end of this course, students will be able to recognize legal issues involving contract law and the Uniform Commercial Code.

Textbook Required: BUSINESS LAW by Smith & Roberson, Customized Edition, available at the UIC Bookstore. Lectures are an integral part of the course. Students are held responsible for the contents of the lectures as well as assigned readings in the textbook. Class assignments indicate the topic and chapter to be read prior to each class session.

Course Requirements and Grading: Course grade will be based solely on the student's performance on tests. The tests are non-cumulative. The taking of examinations is a course requirement. Missing an examination without the prior approval of the instructor will result in either a failing grade or an incomplete grade for that examination. All examination dates, times and locations will be announced in class and on blackboard when the examination dates are available.

Grades are calculated based on the total number of points received on examinations out of a possible total of 100 points. The first examination is worth 35 points, the second examination is worth 50 points, and the final examination is worth 15 points.…...

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