The Business Law curriculum is a nondegree, service program serving all students in the College of Business. A basic knowledge of business law is essential to the successful transaction of business and economic affairs. Advanced and specialized courses are available to students who wish a more comprehensive knowledge of business law in relation to such fields as accounting, finance, insurance, and real estate.
Business Law Undergraduate Courses
BUL 3310. The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business (3 credit hrs.) An introduction to the legal setting in which business operates. Emphasis on public and regulatory law and on the social, political, and ethical aspects of legal issues in business. Subjects include the nature of law and legal process, administrative law, business and the Constitution, statutory and common law; agency/unemployment law, and related topics.
BUL 3330. Law for Accountancy (3 credit hrs.) Basic concepts of law as applied to the accounting profession, including contracts, agency, partnerships and corporations, property, wills and trusts, securities regulation, consumer protection, and antitrust. Students may not receive credit for both BUL 3310 and 3330.
BUL 3350. Uniform Commercial Code Business Law Problems (3 credit hrs.) Prerequisite: BUL 3310 or 3330. Uniform Commercial Code. The law of sales, commercial paper, secured transactions, competition, and the antitrust laws; professional liability.
Business Law Graduate Course
BUL 5810. The Legal Environment of Business (3 credit hrs.) Will create an awareness of the laws, and of the legal, political, and social institutions which impact upon business activity. Will emphasize public law and governmental regulation. Landmark legislation and judicial decisions will be examined.
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