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Undergraduate Degree

The Business Pre-Law Major

The business pre-law major recognizes the business and economic emphasis of the practice of law and also provides the breadth of training and philosophical background that is conducive to success in law school.

Complete 4 courses from the following.

At least one of the four must be a business law (BUSL) class. Students pursuing a business prelaw major must also complete a second major.

BUSL 3570 - Law of Corporate Governance, Commerce & Related Topics

Legal aspects of corporate governance, securities regulation, antitrust, negotiable instruments, secured transactions, bankruptcy, other interests in property and related topics.

Requisites: BUSL 2550 and (Jr or Sr)

Credit Hours: 3.0

Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

 

BUSL 3850 - International Business Law

Examines the laws, organizations, and principles that impact on business transactions in the international arena. Focuses upon the importance of international business in a global economy and upon the special legal issues facing businesses, large and small, that engage in international trade, franchising, licensing, or investment.

Requisites: Jr or Sr

Credit Hours: 3.0

Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

 

BUSL 4650 - Law of Sports

Regulations of amateur athletics, public regulation of sports activities, legal relationships in professional sports, enforcement of professional sports contract, liability for injuries, and antitrust aspects of sports activities.

Requisites: Jr or Sr

Credit Hours: 3.0

Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

 

BUSL 4810 - Seminar

Selected topics of current interest in business law area.

Requisites: BUSL 2550

Credit Hours: 3.0

Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar

 

ACCT 3400 - Introduction to Federal Income Tax Planning Credit Hours: 3.0

ACCT 4400 - Single-entity Accounting and Tax Planning Credit Hours: 3.0

ACCT 4500 - Accounting for Non-Business Entities and Contemporary Professional Issues Credit Hours: 3.0

COMS 2150 - Argumentative Analysis and Advocacy Credit Hours: 3.0

ECON 3200 - Labor Economics Credit Hours: 3.0

ECON 3600 - Money and Banking Credit Hours: 3.0

ECON 4300 - Public Finance Credit Hours: 3.0

FIN 3310 - Risk and Insurance Credit Hours: 3.0

FIN 3410 - Investments Credit Hours: 3.0

MGT 3300 - Human Resource Management Credit Hours: 3.0

MGT 4300 - Managing Employee Relations Credit Hours: 3.0

PHIL 2400 - Social and Political Philosophy Credit Hours: 3.0

PHIL 4400 - Contemporary Social Philosophy Credit Hours: 3.0

PHIL 4420 - Philosophy of Law Credit Hours: 3.0

POLS 2200 - The Politics of Law Credit Hours: 3.0

POLS 3040 - State Politics Credit Hours: 3.0

POLS 4010 - American Constitutional Law Credit Hours: 3.0

POLS 4250 - Environmental and Natural Resources Politics and Policy Credit Hours: 3.0

POLS 4770 - Legal Theory and Social Problems Credit Hours: 3.0

POLS 4880 - Environmental and Public Policy Dispute Resolution Credit Hours: 3.0

SOC 2600 - Criminal Justice Credit Hours: 3.0

SOC 3600 - Criminology Credit Hours: 3.0

SOC 3660 - Punishment and Society Credit Hours: 3.0

SOC 4620 - Sociology of the Courts Credit Hours: 3.0

SOC 4640 - Law in Societies Credit Hours: 3.0