2021-2022 Academic Catalog

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Business Law (BLAW)

BLAW 3050 -  Business Law and Ethics  (3 Credits)  

Students are taught to identify & resolve legal and ethical issues. Topics include contracts, torts, criminal law, constitutional law, business organizations,employment law, intellectual property and real property law. This is a business core course therefore a grade of "C" or better must be earned to satisfy Business graduation requirements. Restriction: Restricted to undergraduate students at a junior standing or higher. Max hours: 3 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Restriction: Restricted to undergraduate students at a junior standing or higher

BLAW 3100 -  Legal and Ethical Implications of Risk  (3 Credits)  

Topics include contracts, torts, constitutional law, intellectual property, agency, business organizations, employment law, and real property law. Special focus is placed on the relationship between insurance and risk and the topics covered. May be taken in lieu of BLAW 3050. Restriction: Restricted to undergraduate Business majors with junior standing or higher. Max hours: 3 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Restriction: Restricted to undergraduate Business majors with junior standing or higher

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

BLAW 4121 -  Legal and Ethical Implications of Risk  (3 Credits)  

Skills in legal and factual analysis and the application of ethical theories are advanced and refined through cases. Topics: insurance law, personal property and intellectual property law,agency, business entities, securities,employment law, and consumer law. Focus is placed on the relationship between insurance, risk and the covered topics. Restriction: Restricted to undergraduate Business majors with junior standing or higher. Max hours: 3 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Restriction: Restricted to undergraduate Business majors with junior standing or higher

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

BLAW 4140 -  Negotiation Skills/Property: Effective Strategies  (3 Credits)  

Course covers real and personal property law, including ownership, title, landlord/tenant, easements, environmental law, and zoning. Emerging issues in intellectual property are also reviewed, including U. S. law and international treaties and agreements. Negotiation techniques through role-playing are emphasized. NOTE: This course is an elective course and my not be used to fulfill the CORE BLAW 3050 course. Meets concurrently with MGMT 4140. Restriction: Restricted to undergraduate Business majors with junior standing or higher. Max hours: 3 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Restriction: Restricted to undergraduate Business majors with junior standing or higher