Business Law (BLAW)

Department of Finance, Real Estate & Decision Sciences

Courses numbered 100 to 299 = lower-division; 300 to 499 = upper-division; 500 to 799 = undergraduate/graduate.

BLAW 190.  Selected Topics   1-3 credit hours

Repeatable with departmental consent.

BLAW 390.  Special Group Studies in Business Law   1-3 credit hours

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

BLAW 431.  Legal Environment of Business   3 credit hours

Introduction to the legal environment in which businesses operate. Considers the institutions and processes related to business law, and the major frameworks of private and public law, including contracts and commercial transactions, business organizations, business torts and crimes, and regulatory law. Addresses ethical and social responsibility considerations as an integral aspect of legal regulation. Prerequisites: junior standing, advanced standing.

BLAW 481.  Cooperative Education   1-3 credit hours

Academic program that expands a student's learning experiences through paid employment in a supervised educational work setting related to the student's major field of study or career focus. Repeatable for credit. Graded Cr/NCr. Prerequisites: junior standing and 2.250 GPA.

BLAW 491.  Independent Study/Project   1-3 credit hours

Courses may be of two general types. The first consists of doing research, readings or other scholarly investigation in a subject area that is coordinated by a faculty member. The topic and scope would be mutually agreeable to the student and the faculty member. The second consists of doing a specific project for an organization, which might require the student to do research. The student may be embedded in an organization (either with or without pay) and under the direction of an organizational representative and a faculty member in order to accomplish a specific project. In either case, the course cannot be used to substitute for a regular departmental course. Repeatable for credit. Graded Cr/NCr. Prerequisites: 2.750 GPA in the academic area, junior standing, advanced standing and departmental consent.

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.