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Business Law Minor

For Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science

Studies in business law offer a perspective on a range of legal issues as well as the theories of law—including ethical aspects of the origins, content, and enforcement of laws. In this minor, students learn to identify and analyze legal problems, consult and apply legal resources, formulate legitimate and ethical responses and strategies, and communicate those results coherently.

This minor complements other disciplines—particularly political science, philosophy, sociology, psychology, economics, and the natural sciences—and prepares students for future professional activities (such as law) and for graduate studies. Outside the required courses for the minor, students can customize their legal studies to emphasize competencies that are relevant to their own interests.

Total credits required for minor - 18 senior-level credits.

A minimum of six credits must be completed at the 300 or 400-level.

Note: The Business Law minor is a competitive minor. Students must complete or be enrolled in LEGL 210 by the Winter term to be considered for this minor. There are 10 seats available in the Business Law minor each year. Students will submit their declaration by January 15. Students who apply will be ranked by their admissions GPA, which is calculated using their most recent 24 credits of university-level coursework, without breaking up a term. Applicants with the 10 highest GPAs will be admitted to the program. Students will be notified of the success or denial of their application to the Business Law minor no later than February 1st.

Specific Minor Requirements

LEGL 210Business Law I3
LEGL 315Business Law II3
Choose 12 credits (four courses) from senior-level LEGL courses12
Total Credits18