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2900: Legal Environ Business

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. This course is an introduction to the nature and meaning of law, sources of law, legal process and institutions. The legal environment of business is defined as the relationship of government toward business, the historical development of this relationship. This course emphasizes understanding and being able to apply basic legal principles in an ethical context, understanding the sources of the law (e.g. Constitution, statutes, regulations, and court decisions) and their interaction and contribution to the development of the law, and understanding and being able to apply legal concepts and principles to the business environment (torts, contracts, agency, business organizations, intellectual property, property, securities regulation and other forms of governmental regulation of business).
  • Credits:

Section 001

Section 002

Section 003

Section 004

Section 801