Business Law (BLAW)

Courses

BLAW 3310. LEGAL AND ETHICAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS. 3 Hours.

The basic structure and processes of the legal system are reviewed followed by coverage of key common law areas and major regulatory rules that impact business. The focus is on a working knowledge of the law that has the greatest impact on business today and the social and ethical issues that may be related to legal issues. Prerequisite: 60 credit hours.

BLAW 3311. LAW I. 3 Hours.

The law relevant to business transactions of large and small business firms and individuals. The history and development of our legal system, (e.g. increased government regulation of business) reviewed to help the student understand political and social influences on law. Topics covered include common law and Uniform Commercial Code, and contractual relationships (contracts, assignments, commercial papers, sales, and bailments). Prerequisite: 60 credit hours.

BLAW 3312. LAW II. 3 Hours.

The law of property (real and personal), business associations (agency, partnership, corporation, bankruptcy), wills and trusts. Prerequisite: 60 credit hours.

BLAW 3314. REAL ESTATE LAW. 3 Hours.

Development of real estate law and the legal constraints within which real estate decisions are made. Prerequisite: 60 credit hours.

BLAW 4310. BASIC INTERNATIONAL LAW FOR BUSINESS. 3 Hours.

The basic principles of law related to international transactions and relations as may be applicable to business dealings. Laws related to persons and property in the foreign environment. Prerequisite: 60 credit hours.

BLAW 5330. LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS. 3 Hours.

The basic structure and processes of the legal system are reviewed followed by coverage of key common law areas and major regulatory rules that impact business. The focus is on a working knowledge of the law that has the greatest impact on business today and the social and ethical issues that may be related to legal issues.

BLAW 5331. LAW OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS. 3 Hours.

General principles of law applicable to international business including case law, statutory law, treaties, administrative law, and international agreements.

BLAW 5332. BUSINESS LAW. 3 Hours.

This course provides the basic legal principles of business organizations and operations, with coverage including the law of contracts (both common law and the law of sales of goods), commercial paper, property (including bailments, documents of title, patents and copyrights), employment law, agency, business organizations, selected topics of government regulation of business (securities regulation, antitrust, and bankruptcy), money laundering, suretyship and creditors' rights, the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, and CPA professional responsibility and liability.