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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

BUS 217 Employment Laws and Regulations

Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Credits: 3
This course introduces the principle laws and regulations affecting public and private organizations and their employees or prospective employees. Topics include fair employment practices, EEO, affirmative action, and employee rights and protections. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate organizational policy for compliance and assure that decisions are not contrary to law.

Course is typically offered in Fall.
Course has transfer restrictions - 10 years

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
At completion of the course, the student should be able to do the following:

  1. Apply employment laws to case studies.
  2. Apply the concepts of disparate treatment and disparate impact.
  3. Determine the role of various federal agencies that enforce equal employment opportunity.
  4. Develop strategies that employers can use to avoid illegal discrimination.
  5. Develop strategies that employers can use to make a reasonable accommodation for a disability.