Course Detail: NC-TORT - Tort Law Specialist Certificate Program

This program presents the definitions of tort laws and describes how tort laws are applied to various situations and fact patterns.  Specifically, the material will focus on basic concepts such as the intentional torts, negligence, strict liability, and products liability.  Students will also explore the process of filing tort cases in court in terms of parties, pleadings, timing, and the appeals process. This program will offer students the chance to gain the knowledge necessary to execute the delicate balance the rights and responsibilities that enables tort law to address the crucial needs of our American culture.

Program Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, students will be able to:
  • Examine principles of tort law
  • Examine the rules of civil procedure
  • Explore the tort of negligence
  • Examine proof of negligence and defenses for actions of negligence
  • Examine intentional torts and defenses for intentional torts
  • Examine business-related torts
  • Examine privilege and immunity from tort liability
  • Examine the doctrine of nuisance
  • Examine strict liability
  • Examine product liability law
  • Examine vicarious liability law
  • Examine premises liability law
  • Examine ethical issues related to tort law
  • Use Microsoft Office

 Session Detail: CCI322.TORT

Schedule: Self-paced online, start anytime

Bulletin

Includes in-person local externship placement. Students will have one year to complete the course.

Instructors

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CCI Instructional Team