Course DescriptionLaw in Society is a one-half credit course designed to acquaint students with the basic legal principles common to business and personal activities. This course is an overview of criminal, civil, contract and consumer law. Critical thinking skills and oral/written communication skills are reinforced as students progress through the course.Course GoalsThe prime objective of this course is to include personal concepts to assist students when evaluating contracts, maximizing purchasing power through credit, purchasing appropriate insurance, and renting or owning real estate. Business concepts such as contracting, starting a business, hiring employees, managing employees and representing other businesses as employee or contractor are included. It requires the student to read the text, listen to lecture, and learn new terminology.If you have any questions, please e-mail Ms. Hawkins at firstname.lastname@example.org.