UEN Security Office
Technical Services Support Center (TSSC)
Eccles Broadcast Center
101 Wasatch Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
(801) 585-6105 (fax)
The course will include an understanding of the court system at the local, state, and national level. Students will gain an understanding of contract law, their rights and responsibilities as citizens, utilization of financial transactions, employment and agency relationships, and the understanding of the regulations governing different types of business organizations. As a culminating project students will participate in one or more mock trials.
Core Standards of the Course
Demonstrate an understanding of the nature of the contractual relationship and list the elements required to create a contract (offer, acceptance, genuine agreement, consideration, capacity and legality).
Demonstrate an understanding of employee rights (job interview, drug testing, background checks, justified and unjustified discrimination, laws affecting minors and collective bargaining).
Identify legislation and agencies that regulate employment rights, conditions and worker benefits (Americans with Disabilities Act, Occupational Safety and Health Act, Fair Labor Standards Acts, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and unemployment compensation).
Identify and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of business organizations: sole proprietorship, partnership, limited partnership, corporation (profit and non-profit; privately and publicly held, stock/shareholder), franchise and limited liability company.
http://www.uen.org - in partnership with Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and Utah System of Higher Education (USHE). Send questions or comments to USBE Specialist - Laura deShazo and see the CTE/Business and Marketing Education website. For general questions about Utah's Core Standards contact the Director - THALEA LONGHURST .