January 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Mar 30, 2020  
January 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PL 115 - Contract Law


This course is designed to examine contract basics by explaining what a contract is and the various contract types. Key elements to most contracts are covered along with an explanation of how U.S. law governs contractual activity, including enforcement and dispute resolution options and the three requirements of a contract (offer, consideration, and acceptance). The course also examines who can enter into a contract, how to approach negotiation, designing of a written contract, unfair and improper contracts, contract termination, breach, voiding and rescission claims, and details on special contract situations, including real estate, financing, and social contracts, and Internet use. 3.00 semester credit hours Contact Hours: 45.00 Prerequisites: PL 100 Introduction to Legal Assisting  and PL 106 Legal Research . Corequisite: None.