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Identify potential legal problems and solutions in business and recognize when to engage the services of an attorney.

If you are a business professional, you must know how the U.S. legal system applies to everyday business operations. Whether you work for a large corporation or own a small business, being able to understand, identify and apply laws is vital to success. From interpreting contracts to ensuring your shop is up to code, our Business Law courses will teach you everything you need to know about the legal system.

What Will I Learn About Business Law?

You make personal decisions in everyday life that involve the law. Within business and employment contexts, those professional decisions are increasingly important.

Our Business Law courses cover everything you’ll need to know about the legal side of business operations. In these courses, you’ll learn how to:

  • Explain the structure and functions of the U.S. legal system
  • Apply the principles of business ethics to business situations
  • Apply the legal elements and defenses for crimes, intentional torts, negligence and strict liability to factual scenarios
  • Apply the basic principles of common law to relevant contracts
  • Apply the basic principles of the Uniform Commercial Code to sales contracts
  • Explain the principal-agency relationship as it relates to businesses
  • Identify the different forms of business organizations
  • Identify the principles of the laws of property, bailments, estates and trusts, and insurance
  • Identify business regulations in the areas of administrative law, consumer protection laws, employment law and environmental law

Why JCCC’s Business Law Courses?

No matter what area of study you are pursuing at JCCC, you’ll benefit from our carefully designed Business Law curriculum.

Instructors with real-world experience

You’ll be taught by professors with law degrees who have a passion for teaching, a deep understanding of the law, and practical applications within a business context. Our professors bring their real-world legal experiences to the classroom. There are no teaching assistants, and you won’t be lost among thousands of other students in a large lecture hall.

Small class sizes and flexible schedule

Our Business Law classes have no more than 20 students enrolled at a time. The small class size allows for a more personalized learning experience. You can ask your professors questions and get answers quickly.

Also, our Business Law courses are offered online or in-person at times that can easily fit within your busy schedule.

Tools and resources at JCCC

In addition to the benefits unique to our Business Law program, many tools and resources are available to you as a JCCC student. You can take advantage of Academic Counseling if you are unsure of what area of study you want to pursue. You can also visit the Career Development Center, Academic Resources Center, or Financial Aid Office.

As a JCCC student, you can also join our Clubs and Organizations to get involved in the community and meet other students.

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Students who take JCCC’s Business Law courses can use what they learn in many different career paths and come from various degree programs, including:

  • Business Administration
  • Accounting
  • Marketing and Management
  • Construction Management
  • Railroad Operations

Any person who works as an employee, independent contractor, or employer can benefit from taking our Business Law courses.


Need help with career decisions? Visit the Career Development Center.

At JCCC, we understand that money is an important factor in deciding your next career steps. JCCC works hard to make tuition more affordable for you.

Here’s what we offer:

Supplies and textbook costs vary depending on your classes.