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Business Law

BUL 2131   LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS

credits: 3  
This course is designed to give the student an understanding of the historical bases for the formation of both statutory and administrative laws and their impact upon the business community. This will be accomplished by including such topics as the structure of the American legal system, alternate dispute resolution, constitutional law, administrative law, criminal and civil liability, consumer protection, creditor's rights and bankruptcy, employment regulations, securities and antitrust regulations, intellectual property law, contracts, business organizations, environmental and property laws, ethics and the legal environment of international trade. 47 contact hours.

BUL 2241   BUSINESS LAW I

credits: 3  
This course is comprised of a study of the nature, classification and characteristics of law including the study of jurisdiction and functions of the court system, torts, crimes, government regulations of competition, environmental law, contracts, and sales of goods. 47 contact hours.

BUL 2242   BUSINESS LAW II

credits: 3  
This course is comprised of the study of principles of business organizations, negotiable commercial paper, secured transactions, insurance, bankruptcy, agency and employment, wills, estates, and trusts. 47 contact hours.

BUL 3130   LAW FOR PROFESSIONALS

credits: 3  
Prerequisites: (BUL 2131 or BUL 2241 or equivalent) and admission to Business Administration BS program. This course is intended to provide an overview of concepts and laws particular to various professionals. Topics include professional ethics, labor law, employment law, immigration law, agency, worker protection law, employment compensation and benefits, and privacy and securities laws. 47 contact hours.

BUL 3310   ADVANCED LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS

credits: 3  
Prerequisites: (BUL 2131 or BUL 2241 or equivalent) and admission to Banking BAS, Management & Organizational Leadership BAS, Technology Management BAS, Educational Studies BS, or Business Technology Education BS. This course covers the nature, classification and characteristics of law including the study of jurisdiction and the functions of the court system as they affect the business environment. Topics include common law contracts, the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) including commercial paper and bank collections, business entities, agency, securities regulation, e-commerce, and intellectual property. 47 contact hours.

BUL 3322   LEGAL ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

credits: 3  

Prerequisite(s): BUL 2131 or BUL 2241 or equivalent and Admission to the INTBUS-BAS Program. This course gives the international business student an overview of the legal concepts affecting individuals and/or organizations that are involved in international business. The student will be exposed to a broad survey of legal issues multi-national businesses confront in the international market place, including treaty and convention benefits and limitations, differing legal regimes, international dispute resolution processes, principles of jurisdiction, international contract interpretation and implementation, monetary policies and laws as they relate to commerce, global information systems and intellectual property regulations, and international social and ethical issues affecting businesses and their operations. 47 contact hours.

BUL 3564   LEGAL ASPECTS OF MANAGING TECHNOLOGY

credits: 3  

Prerequisites: BUL 2131, BUL 2241, or CET 2691 or equivalent and admission to the College of Computer and Information Technology bachelor program or to the Paralegal Studies BAS program. This course is designed to give the computer and information technology student a foundation for analyzing and addressing evolving legal issues in the computer technology and online business environment. Topics include jurisdiction, intellectual property, online contracting, security, privacy, importing and exporting technology, and civil and criminal liability. 47 contact hours.

BUL 3583   LEGAL ASPECTS OF SUSTAINABILITY

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: (BUL 2241 with a minimum grade of C or BUL 2131 with a minimum grade of C or EVR 1858 with a minimum grade of C) and admission to the Sustainability Management BAS program or Paralegal Studies BAS program or Public Policy and Administration BS program. This course is intended to provide an overview of concepts and laws within the area of sustainability and environmental law. Topics covered include the history and foundations of sustainability and environmental law and the main laws and regulations surrounding sustainability and the protection of our environment. While learning about the international and national impact of the Kyoto Protocol, environmental laws and regulations, emerging sustainability laws and regulations, the affect of existing laws on the sustainability industry, and SEC industry regulations, the student will understand the relation of law to informed sustainable business decision making and practices. 47 contact hours.


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