LAWS170 International Law

Department of Business Studies: Paralegal/Law

I. Course Number and Title
LAWS170 International Law
II. Number of Credits
3 credits
III. Number of Instructional Minutes
2250
IV. Prerequisites
LAWS100 (C or better)
Corequisites
None
V. Other Pertinent Information
This course utilizes a learning management space to supplement course materials.
VI. Catalog Course Description
This course offers an overview of international trade, licensing, investment, collections, and letters of credit. Students analyze and contrast the risks of international versus domestic business. Students also examine procedures for buying and selling goods in foreign countries.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Course Learning Goals

    Students will:

    1. Demonstrate an understanding of the various topics in international trade;
    2. Identify and explain core concepts in international law, including licensing, investment, collections and letters of credit;
    3. Analyze the risks of international versus domestic businesses; and
    4. Assess the procedures for buying and selling goods in foreign countries.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities

    The following topics are presented:
    1. International trade
    2. Licensing
    3. Investment
    4. Collections
    5. Letters of credit
    6. The risks of international versus domestic business
    7. Procedures for buying and selling goods in foreign countries
  3. Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals

    Exams, quizzes, classroom exercises, class or online participation, and/or projects as specified by the area faculty and described in the individual instructor's course syllabus are utilized.
  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:

    See course syllabus.

Review/Approval Date - 12/2015; New Core 8/2015