Prior Learning Assessment Course Subjects

Law

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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?
R.JUL13 
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. 
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. 
Business Law   (LAW-201)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Business Law introduces the concepts and applications of laws that affect the business enterprise. Identification of the sources of law, including the courts, administrative agency rules and regulations, executive orders, and judicial decisions will be addressed. The law of contract, sales and agency will be covered in detail while a distinction is drawn between traditional and on-line versions of each. Additionally, remedies for breach of these agreements will be covered. Business crimes will also be discussed, in addition to potential tort liability arising from criminal acts. Strict liability and product liability will be explored.

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

  • Identify the sources of law in the United States.
  • Discuss the elements of contract.
  • Distinguish when the law of contract and the law of sales are to be applied.
  • Explain the type of remedies available for breach of agreements.
  • Identify fact patterns that introduce the possibility of tort and criminal liability.
  • Describe and apply the doctrine of strict liability in tort.
  • Analyze then distinguish between different agency relationships.
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Fund'ls of Legal Research   (LAW-281)   3.00 s.h.  
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(Fundamentals of Legal Research) Fundamental principles and methods of legal research. The use of a law library, case law, statutory law, and other sources. The application of the tools of legal research to case analysis, digesting legal opinions, and writing a law office memorandum. Not open to freshmen. 
The Music Industry and Management   (MUS-303)   3.00 s.h.  
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Publishing, copyright law, licensing, managers and agent, arts administration, concert promotion, music merchandising, recording and  
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. 
Administrative Law in Regulatory Processes   (AOJ-353)   3.00 s.h.  
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Administrative Law in the Regulatory Process - This is a course which focuses on alternative mechanisms of enforcing the law. The case method is used to introduce the student to a process differing historical development and growth from the judicial process. Particular attention is focused on the major agencies and to the principles of law underlying and applicable to all of the regulatory agencies. The Federal Administrative Act is covered and due attention is paid to the problems of delegation of legislative power, the administrative agencies' investigator power, the nature of a hearing. 
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