Prior Learning Assessment Course Subjects

Law

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American Legal History I   (POS-453)   3.00 s.h.  
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Study of the American legal system, focusing on civil law, common law, and social law systems to understand how legal situations are treated. 
American Legal History II   (POS-454)   3.00 s.h.  
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Continued study of the American legal system, focusing on civil law, common law, and social law systems to understand how legal situations are treated. 
Sociology of Law   (SOC-314)   3.00 s.h.  
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Examination of law as a social institution, the functions of law, evolution of legal systems, law and other social institutions in the legal profession. 
Criminal Law   (AOJ-251)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Deals with the evolution and development of criminal law as well as the nature of crime, basic principles of the law of arrest, defenses and court presentation

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • The influence of Natural Law and English Common Law on the American System of Criminal Law.
  • Distinguish between U.S. Constitutional Law and Statutory Law l in American criminal law.
  • The difference between American criminal law and civil law and provide an example of each.
  • Explain probable cause as it relates to a motor vehicle patrol related motor vehicle stop and subsequent arrest of the vehicle occupant(s).
  • Explain the "plain view doctrine" as it relates to a narcotics arrest/investigation.
  • Explain the adversary system of a criminal trial in America. What is the role of the defense attorney, prosecutor, and judge?

 
Criminal Procedures, Laws, Rules, Practices   (AOJ-221)   3.00 s.h.  
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(Criminal Procedure, Laws, Rules and Practice) Legal concepts and their application to criminal procedure. Study of procedural laws and rules governing criminal practice and how they impact on substantive criminal law. Will include the role of the paralegal in criminal practice from both the perspective of the prosecution and the defense. 
Civil Disobedience in Urban Violence and Dissention   (AOJ-452)   3.00 s.h.  
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A study of the constitutional statutory, and common law as it relates to disobedience and dissent. The role of law and regulatory institutions in reconciling the need for internal order, free expression, and acceptable dissent. An examination of the laws on national security (treason, rebellion, espionage, etc.) and on assembly and picketing. Special attention to violence in urban centers, racial violence, the peace movement and campus disorder. 
Personnel Legislation   (HRM-381)   3.00 s.h.  
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This course deals with the various laws that impact on the personnel function of an organization, including social insurance, the various minimum wage laws, as well as such newer laws as OSHA, ERISA, and equal employment opportunity legislation. This course is concerned not only with the provisions of these laws, but also with their constitutionality their effects, and how they are administered. 
Liability   (INS-205)   3.00 s.h.  
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The first part of the course covers comparative negligence, law of automobile insurance, professional liability and product liability. The second part of the course covers law of insurance, law of evidence and pleading and practice. 
Insurance Law   (INS-311)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Law as it relates to insurance in the areas of insurable interest, warranties, misrepresentations, indemnity, coinsurance, subrogation, concealment, assignment, binders, licensing and state regulation.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Discuss the law as it relates to insurance in the areas of insurable interest in your state.
  • Analyze and effectively address warranties as they relate to insurance law.
  • Explain how misrepresentations can arise in insurance law.
  • Explain and give an example of indemnity and discuss this clause.
  • Define coinsurance and how it is use in insurance law.
  • Explain subrogation with an example.
  • Discuss concealment of provisions in an insurance policy.
  • Define assignment and how this is used in insurance law.
  • Identify insurance binders and give one example.
  • Present licensing and state regulations for the state you live in as applied to insurance law.

 
Civil Litigation   (LAS-291)   3.00 s.h.  
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The terminology of civil law. substantive and procedural principles relating to all stages of a civil law suit from commencement to judgment. Drafting of pleadings, motions, and other documents in a civil law suit. Trial and appellate procedures. 
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