Business Law (BLAW)

Courses numbered 500 to 799 = undergraduate/graduate. (Individual courses may be limited to undergraduate students only.); 800 to 999 = graduate.

BLAW 635.  Business Law for Accountants I   3 credit hours

Law of contracts, bailments, sales, commercial paper and secured transactions. Centers on the Uniform Commercial Code. Prerequisites: junior standing, advanced standing.

BLAW 636.  Business Law for Accountants II   3 credit hours

Law of agency, partnerships and corporations. Considers the organizational and relational aspects of both small, closely held businesses and large corporate enterprises. Prerequisites: junior standing, advanced standing.

BLAW 690.  Seminar in Selected Topics   1-5 credit hours

Repeatable with departmental consent. Prerequisites: junior standing, advanced standing.

BLAW 810.  Law and Ethics for Business   3 credit hours

An understanding of the foundational principles of the legal system and the laws that impact business is essential to the business leader. Course provides an overview of the legal system and dispute resolution procedures, and covers specific legal topics of particular importance to business leaders, including contracts, torts, constitutional law, product liability, intellectual property, employment law, business entities and business regulation. It introduces students to ethical decision making processes, the major philosophical traditions in ethical theory, as well as principles of corporate governance, corporate responsibility and sustainability. The focus is on stimulating analytical thinking and class discussion about how to apply ethical principles to practical business situations.