Fees: Optional $20 DECA dues

Learning Recommendations: Student should have an interest in legal matters that arise in the business environment. General Description:

This course concentrates on the fundamentals of contract law. It demonstrates how contracts affect the consumer in areas of employment, housing, mutual rights and obligations. Also covered are criminal rights, torts, marital and family law, and the court system.


  • Employment, housing, mutual rights and obligations
  • Criminal Rights
  • Torts
  • Marital & Family Law
  • Court System
  • Current legal issues

Strategies: Students learn through a combination of:

  • Discussion
  • Mock Trials
  • Debate
  • Critical thinking
  • Writing assignments
  • Use of technology

Equipment to be provided by student: None