2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    Jul 17, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BH 305 - Legal Environment of Business

(3.00 cr.)

Examines the legal environment of business activity. Students learn to explain basic legal terms, articulate legal rights and requirements in the managerial setting, identify how a particular legal issue fits into the legal system and how law develops and changes, and discuss managing an organization's legal matters, including ethical use of the law. Topics include classifications and sources of law, dispute resolution, agency, business associations, corporate governance, contracts, torts, product liability, securities, equal employment opportunity, and intellectual property. Writing intensive (e.g., Dreamland Project, white collar crime) with undergraduate research project (e.g., industry research on legal and regulatory environment in specific industries). Sellinger scholars are expected to undertake additional reading and prepare research in consultation with the instructor. Fulfills LW 305  course requirement.


Prerequisite (may be taken concurrently): BH 197  or BH 200 .
Restrictions: Restricted to Sellinger scholars.

Sessions Typically Offered: Fall
Years Typically Offered: Annually

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