Business Law (BLAW)

BLAW 2361. Legal Environment of Business.

A survey of basic features of the American legal system and legal aspects of business transactions. Topics include the nature and sources of law, court systems and procedures, agency, torts, contracts, ethics, and government regulation of business.

3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
TCCN: BUSI 2301

BLAW 3360. Business Organizations and Government Regulations.

This course studies corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, securities law, law for small business, administrative law, consumer law, environmental law, antitrust law, and insurance. Prerequisite: BLAW 2361 with a grade of "D" or better.

3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BLAW 3363. International Business Law.

This course studies the principles of international business law which emphasizes the commercial activities of the multinational firm conducting business in global economic, political, social and cultural environments. (MULT).

3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
Course Attribute(s): Multicultural Content
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BLAW 3364. Commercial Law.

This course studies sales law, negotiable instruments, secured transactions, suretyship, bankruptcy, personal property and bailments, real property, and creditors’ rights and remedies. Prerequisite: BLAW 2361 with a grade of "D" or better.

3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BLAW 3367. Employment Law.

This course studies the legal developments in the workplace, with emphasis on attempts to maintain a proper balance between employees’ interest in earning a livelihood and employers’ interest in operating their business efficiently and profitably. Prerequisite: PHIL 1320 with a grade of "D" or better.

3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BLAW 4395. Independent Study in Business Law.

An in-depth study of a single topic or related problem solved through business law research. May be repeated once for credit with different emphasis. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor and department chair.

3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
Course Attribute(s): Exclude from 3-peat Processing|Writing Intensive
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BLAW 5310. The Employment Relationship.

A study of trends in the rapidly evolving “law of workplace,” with emphasis on how lawmakers attempt to balance the rights and responsibilities of employers and workers. Prerequisite: B A 5351 with a grade of "C" or better.

3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BLAW 5333. Legal Issues of Sustainability and Responsibility.

Diverse frameworks and analytical methods underlying our understanding of sustainability are explored, including the legal aspects & impact on business, society, environment and economy. Topics include corporate governance, globalization, urbanization, energy, human population, food, natural resources, water and equity.

3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BLAW 5364. Commercial Law.

A traditional business law course which examines sales, negotiable instruments, creditor’s rights and remedies, secured transactions, bankruptcy law, personal property, bailments, real property and landlord-tenant relationships. Prerequisite: BLAW 2361 with a grade of "C" or better, graduate status, and good academic standing.

3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BLAW 5368B. Law and Ethics in the Business Environment.

An examination of the ethical dimensions of management decision-making. Problems are viewed through the lens of a value system determined, in part, by the legal system.

3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
Course Attribute(s): Topics
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BLAW 5368D. Business Dispute Administration.

Course describes civil and religious law systems, both in the U.S. and abroad, alternative dispute resolution programs.

3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
Course Attribute(s): Topics
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BLAW 5368E. Environmental Law and Policy.

Course attempts to integrate the study of environmental law w/ concepts from other disciplines necessary to an assessment of the law, primarily economics.

3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
Course Attribute(s): Topics
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BLAW 5368F. Business Law for Entrepreneurs.

Course explores steps that an entrepreneur who is contemplating leaving an employer can take to make the departure amicable.

3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
Course Attribute(s): Topics
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

BLAW 5368G. Legal Issues in International Business.

This course examines legal issues relevant to international business transactions, emphasizing international trade, licensing of intellectual property, and foreign direct investment. Environmental, dispute resolution, labor, e-commerce, marketing, and ethical issues will also be discussed.

3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
Course Attribute(s): Exclude from 3-peat Processing|Topics
Grade Mode: Standard Letter