Program type:


On Campus
Est. time to complete:

2-3 semesters
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Bolster you business bachelor's degree by gaining a better understanding of business law.
An understanding of laws and regulations is critical for any company to succeed. Adding to your business acumen with a Legal Studies in Business minor will make your resume that much more appealing to future employers.

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Legal Studies in Business Minor Courses You Could Take

Legal and Ethical Environment of Business (3 hrs)
Historical, economic, political and ethical bases of contracts and sales, including the Uniform Commercial Code, and the impact of regulatory agencies on business enterprise.
Corporation Law (3 hrs)
A course developing the law concerning the powers, duties and responsibilities of corporate managers to their organizations, to investors, to creditors, to the state, and to the general public under state corporation codes and state and federal securities legislation.
International Business Law (3 hrs)
Examination of selected aspects of the international legal environment affecting transnational commerce. Consideration of relevant U.S. constitutional, treaty and statutory provisions; international conventions and agreements; sovereign immunity and act of state doctrines, nationalization and expropriation.
Real Estate Law and Contracts (3 hrs)
Study of the legal principles governing real estate transactions with an emphasis on promulgated contracts. Topics include contract law, estates in land, types of ownership, deeds, mortgages, title insurance, agency and homestead.
Personal Law (3 hrs)
Consumer-oriented study of the principles of personal law. Student participation required in resolving problems associated with the family, home and vehicle ownership, crimes, negligence, employment, death (including wills and estates), taxation and an individual’s rights as a consumer. Recommended for all students, regardless of major field of interest.

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