Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
AICP-0054
Organization Course Number:
CPCU 530
Location:
Classroom-based
Length:
10 weeks (40 -- 60 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Upper-Division Baccalaureate 3 Business Law
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to provide the student with a broad understanding of business and insurance law and to enable the student to understand and apply principles and concepts of United States law that are relevant to the work of insurance and risk management professionals.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Apply the legal concepts and rules to various situations in business and personal life, and in the insurance business
  • Distinguish business and insurance law, and the origins, general classifications, and applications of common law, statutory law, regulatory law, and tort law

General Course Topics:

  • Introduction to U.S. law
  • Contract law
  • Contract law-insurance applications
  • Commercial law
  • Property law
  • Tort law
  • Agency law
  • Agency law-insurance applications
  • Business entities and employment law
  • International legal environment
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Case Studies
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials