This option prepares students to analyze complex problems, think critically and communicate effectively while reaching the legal principles pertinent to making business decisions. Business Law will help students develop the skills necessary to identify potential areas of liability, and to integrate sound preventative practices in business planning. Increasingly businesses are facing a wide range of liability issues arising from their roles as employers, sellers, buyers, and investors. Companies who are seeking to expand into the global market or enter the stream of e-commerce are faced with a myriad of regulatory issues, ranging from licensing to consumer privacy to employee rights.
The option prepares students for entry level positions in the fields of management, finance, insurance, marketing, public affairs, risk management, and dispute resolution. A degree in Business Law may also lead to governmentally regulated industries, such as banking, insurance, securities, and real estate.
Course Catalog ~Business Law
Last Reviewed: October 13, 2009