Examination of the promises enforced by law, and the nature of the protection given. Inquiry made into the formation, performance, and discharge of contracts; their assignment, termination, and modification; and the variety, scope, and limitations on remedies. Attention will be given to Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code.
 Hours4.0 Credit, 4.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesAdmission to law school.
Course Outcomes

Enforceable Promise

Students will be able to apply the legal requirements to create an enforceable promise based on:
a. offer, acceptance, consideration, and satisfaction of the statute of frauds,
b. promissory estoppel, or
c. quasi-contract and moral obligation theories.

Contract interpretation

Students will be able to interpret a contract.

Contract Enforcement

Students will be able to determine the steps necessary to enforce a contract.

Breach of Contract

Students will be able to recognize an anticipatory repudiation and a breach of contract.

Equitable Remedy

Students will understand how to obtain an equitable remedy or calculate damages.


Students will understand basic defenses to contract formation and enforcement and identify facts that support such defenses.