This course covers the legal topic of Torts, the law of torts pertains to injuries against one's person or property.

3 Months / 24 Course Hrs
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Course code: T14173

The law of torts pertains to injuries against one's person or property. This course provides an overview of torts such as trespass, false imprisonment, defamation, nuisance, assault, battery, negligence and misrepresentation. You will also learn the elements of individual torts, such as intentional torts and negligence, are examined from a black letter law perspective.

What you will learn

  • Types of Torts
  • Defenses
  • Cause of action
  • Defense of Negligence
  • Liability

How you will benefit

  • Build a solid foundation of first-year law school concepts

How the course is taught

  • Self-paced, online course
  • 3 Months access
  • 24 course hours
  1. Types of Torts
  2. Torts to Property
  3. Defenses
  4. Cause of Action
  5. Defense of Negligence
  6. Strict Liability


There are no prerequisites to complete this course.


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.10 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

Your course begins immediately after you enroll.​

You have 3 months of access to the course. After enrolling, you can learn and complete the course at your own pace, within the allotted access period. You will have the opportunity to interact with other students in the online discussion area.

There is no time limit to complete each lesson, other than completing all lessons within the allotted access period. Discussion areas for each lesson are open for the entire duration of the course.

Because this course is self-paced, no extensions will be granted after the start of your enrollment.