Academic Calendar

Legal Studies in Business Major

Knowledge of the commercial legal environment in which business operates is an increasingly important facet of business education. In today’s business environment, virtually every aspect of business decision-making and operation is affected by legal considerations. A wide range of topics of study are available: intellectual property law, real estate law, administrative and regulatory law, creditor and debtor law, legal research and analysis, real estate transactions, civil litigation and dispute resolution, and ethics and the law.

Program of Study

Overall Major Requirements – 21 senior level credits from this list:

Course ID Course Name Credits
Major Requirements
LEGL 308Administrative Law and the Regulatory Environment3
LEGL 315Business Law II3
LEGL 320Law of Business Organizations3
Select 6 credits from the following:6
International Business Transactions
Legal Issues in the Workplace
Real Estate Law
Select 6 credits from the following:6
Intellectual Property Law
Ethics and the Law
Individual Research Topics in Legal Studies
Special Topics in Legal Studies in Business
Elective Requirement
Business Electives6
Non-Business Electives21
Open Electives15
Total Credits63

Course Substitutions

Credit Earned in: May Be Substituted for Credit in Program Course:
ACCT 111 & ACCT 161 ACCT 311
ACCT 218 & ACCT 268 ACCT 322
ENGL 101 ENGL 102 & ENGL 103
MGMT 223 ORGA 330
ORGA 214 ORGA 314
ORGA 233 ORGA 433