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POLS& 200 - Introduction to Law

5.0 Credits
Legal institution and processes, American Constitution, legislative processes, state and federal systems, legal reasoning of substantive law including its application to business environments (was POLSC 200). Required law course for University of Washington business transfer students. Prerequisite: Placement in ENGL 100 .

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Analyze the structure and functioning of the various elements of the legal system and alternative dispute resolution. [REASON]
  2. Identify, evaluate, and apply legal principles and processes among Contracts, Torts, Property, Criminal Law, Family Law, Administrative Law and Constitutional Law. [REASON]
  3. Identify and communicate about the role law plays in business, society and government. [COMMUNICATE]
  4. Demonstrate college-level communication through composition of original materials in Standard American English by discussing the law and applying it to factual scenarios. [COMMUNICATE]
  5. Assess the effect of the law on decision making and ethics. [EXPLORE]

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