BUSINESS LAW (BLX)

BLX-210 BUSINESS LAW I (3 Credits)

An introduction to the law, looking at the nature, type and sources of law, and the judicial system. Contracts, the elements necessary to form them, performance required, and breaches and their remedies. Sales, title and risk of loss, warranties, performance, and remedies. Negotiable instruments, form transfer, holders in due course, defenses. (Note: Accounting majors who plan to sit for the CPA exam are encouraged to take this course in the fall semester of their fourth year).

BLX-211 BUSINESS LAW II (3 Credits)

The forms of doing business, sole proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations including the rights, powers, and duties of shareholders, directors and officers. The law of secured transactions, agency, fiduciary duty, corporate governance. Sarbanes-Oxley, surety ship, insurance, Securities Law, and professional responsibility.

BLX-310 SPORTS AND THE LAW (3 Credits)

Study of the main business areas of the law and the underlying legal principles as they relate to sports management and marketing environment. Special emphasis on contract law, intellectual property, anti-trust laws and real property ownership and liability.

Restrictions: RG.56+

BLX-401 LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUS. (3 Credits)

An investigation of the relationship between federal legislation and business. Topics discussed include antitrust legislation, unfair competition and practices, tying agreements and exclusive dealings, and price and service discrimination.

BLX-402 LEGAL ENIRONMT OF INTNL BUS (3 Credits)

Understanding the different parameters in international business from the domestic rules is the starting point for a comparative analysis of legal systems. How and why we engage in international business dealings and an introduction to the regionalization of the world.

BLX-499 INDEPENDENT STUDY (3 Credits)

Research in selected legal topics. This offering is designed to allow the student to probe areas of specific interest which lie beyond the coverage in regular course offerings.