Lower Dauphin School District

    Curriculum Guide

    Course Title: Business Law
    Subject: Business
    Grade Level(s): 9-12
    Synopsis of Curriculum

    This course is designed to offer an introductory view of our legal system and its laws. It examines our court systems and trial procedures as well as other aspects of legal activities which influence the operation of a business and personal life activities. Emphasis is also placed on the following topics:  internet law, ethics, product warranties, consumer protection, employment conditions, family law, and contracts. This class includes a field trip to Dauphin County Courthouse to view a trial in progress.

    Units of Study Titles

    Laws and Legal Systems/Types of Laws

    Ethical Basis for Laws

    Internet Law

    Court Systems

    Criminal Law and Procedure

    Civil Law

    Contract Law

    Consumer Protection