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Course ID:LEGL 2700. 3 hours.
Course Title:Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business
Course
Description:
The legal and regulatory environment of business, emphasizing why legal duties are placed on the business community and how managers should appropriately respond to them. Covers legal institutions, constitutional law, common law, and public law.
Athena Title:Legal Regulatory Environ Bus
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in LEGL 2700E, LEGL 2800H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LEGL 2700E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business
Course
Description:
The legal and regulatory environment of business, emphasizing why legal duties are placed on the business community and how managers should appropriately respond to them. Covers legal institutions, constitutional law, common law, and public law.
Athena Title:LEGAL & REG ENV BUS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in LEGL 2700 or LEGL 2800H
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LEGL 2800H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business (Honors)
Course
Description:
The legal and regulatory environment of business, emphasizing why legal duties are placed on the business community and how managers should appropriately respond to them. Covers legal institutions, constitutional law, common law, and public law.
Athena Title:Legal Regulatory Environ Bus H
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in LEGL 2700, LEGL 2700E
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LEGL 4200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intellectual Property law
Course
Description:
A comprehensive study of intellectual property law. Primary topics that will be covered include patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets. Emphasis will be placed on creation, ownership, transfer, and use of intellectual property rights.
Athena Title:Intellectual Property Law
Prerequisite:LEGL 2700 or LEGL 2700E or LEGL 2800H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LEGL 4300E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Law of Business Organizations
Course
Description:
A managerial, entrepreneurial focus on the law applicable to forming partnerships, corporations, and other business entities, raising capital and structuring relationships with agents, employees, partners, officers, and directors.
Athena Title:Law of Business Organizations
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in LEGL 4300, LEGL 6300
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:LEGL 2700 or LEGL 2700E or LEGL 2800H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LEGL 4300/6300. 3 hours.
Course Title:Law of Business Organizations
Course
Description:
A managerial, entrepreneurial focus on the law applicable to forming partnerships, corporations and other business entities, raising capital and structuring relationships with agents, employees, partners, officers, and directors.
Athena Title:Law of Business Organizations
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in LEGL 4300E
Prerequisite:LEGL 2700 or LEGL 2700E or LEGL 2800H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LEGL 4400/6400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Business Law
Course
Description:
Debtor-creditor relations, commercial paper, contracts, securities, agency, partnership, joint ventures, corporations, professional and legal responsibility, sales, secured transactions, bankruptcy.
Athena Title:Business Law
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in LEGL 4400E
Prerequisite:LEGL 2700 or LEGL 2700E or LEGL 2800H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LEGL 4400E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Business Law
Course
Description:
Debtor-creditor relations, commercial paper, contracts, securities, agency, partnership, joint ventures, corporations, professional and legal responsibility, sales, secured transactions, bankruptcy.
Athena Title:Business Law
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in LEGL 4400 or LEGL 6400
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:LEGL 2700 or LEGL 2700E or LEGL 2800H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LEGL 4500/6500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Employment Law
Course
Description:
Laws prohibiting employment discrimination based on race, gender (including sexual harassment), religion, national origin, age, and disability, with an emphasis on avoiding unnecessary liability.
Athena Title:EMPLOYMENT LAW
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LEGL 4600/6600. 3 hours.
Course Title:Negotiation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Systems
Course
Description:
Styles of negotiation as a tool used to resolve and reduce conflicts and disputes. Also studied are ADR systems, such as arbitration and mediation.
Athena Title:NEGOTIATION & ADRS
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LEGL 4700/6700. 3 hours.
Course Title:FinTech and Financial Services Law
Course
Description:
Students will survey banking and securities law, look at how FinTech companies are disrupting old financial services models, and examine how these new technologies can serve communities that have been traditionally excluded from the financial services sector.
Athena Title:FinTech Financial Svcs Law
Prerequisite:one
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LEGL 4900/6900. 3 hours.
Course Title:International Legal Transactions for Business
Course
Description:
Study of laws, agreements, and institutions that affect international business transactions with particular emphasis on legal risk in global transactions, including sales contracts, major trade agreements, regulation of imports and exports, anti-trust law, intellectual property rights, labor and employment law, environmental law, as well as cultural, political, and ethical problems related to international legal transactions.
Athena Title:Intl Legal Transact for Busi
Prerequisite:LEGL 2700 or LEGL 2700E or LEGL 2800H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LEGL 4960R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 16 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research I
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, synthesize, and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research I
Nontraditional Format:This course belongs to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. This course requires the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LEGL 4970R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research II
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, synthesize, and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research II
Nontraditional Format:These courses belong to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. The courses require the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LEGL 4980R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research III
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, synthesize, and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research III
Nontraditional Format:These courses belong to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. The courses require the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LEGL 4990R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research Thesis (or Final Project)
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, synthesize, and interpret data. Students will write or produce a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or portfolio that describes their systematic and in-depth inquiry.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Thesis
Nontraditional Format:This is a capstone course under the direct supervision of a faculty member. This course may be the culmination of the 4960R- 4980R sequence. Students will write a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or portfolio, that describes their systematic and in-depth inquiry into an unknown, fundamental, or applied problem. The thesis or capstone product is written in close collaboration with the faculty member and must be approved by that faculty member and/or the department. The student will apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape the research question and apply skills and techniques learned to complete the research project. The student will have gathered data, synthesized relevant literature and materials, analyzed, and interpreted data. The student will demonstrate in writing the contribution of their work to the discovery and interpretation of knowledge significant to their field of study. The student will have presented results in the form of a properly formatted, professionally rigorous thesis document or other appropriate professional capstone product and through the formal presentation of the thesis or product to faculty and peers during an approved event. The student will receive feedback from the faculty member on the overall execution of their thesis project, the written thesis, and their presentation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LEGL 5000. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Legal Studies
Course
Description:
Group study of selected topics from the field of legal studies, such as more advanced study of areas of law relevant to business and current legal issues affecting business.
Athena Title:Special Topics Legal Studies
Prerequisite:LEGL 2700 or LEGL 2700E or LEGL 2800H
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LEGL(REAL) 5200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Real Estate Law
Course
Description:
How law impacts real estate, its ownership, conveyance, and development. Real property ownership interests, restrictions on such interest, methods of transferring such interest, private and public land-use controls, and legal transactions involving real estate, such as gifts, sales, and leases.
Athena Title:Real Estate Law
Prerequisite:REAL 4000 or REAL 4000H or REAL 4000E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LEGL 5900. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 3 hours credit.
Course Title:Research in Legal Studies
Course
Description:
A research-intensive course requiring an original and independent research paper/project on a legal studies related topic under the supervision of a faculty member.
Athena Title:Research in Legal Studies
Nontraditional Format:Directed research and study done independently of a regularly scheduled class.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Pre or Corequisite:LEGL 2700 or LEGL 2700E or LEGL 2800H or BUSN 4000
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LEGL 5990. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study
Course
Description:
Individual advanced study, reading, or projects under the direction of a faculty project director.
Athena Title:Directed Study
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:LEGL 2700 or LEGL 2700E or LEGL 2800H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LEGL 7010. 1.5-3 hours.
Course Title:Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business
Course
Description:
The interrelationship of business and the ordering of society through law. Emphasizes why legal duties come to be placed on business and how managers appropriately respond to these duties.
Athena Title:LEGAL & REG ENV BUS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in LEGL 8000
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LEGL 7050. 1.5-3 hours.
Course Title:Negotiation
Course
Description:
Concepts and tools of integrative, interest-based negotiation.
Athena Title:NEGOTIATION
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in LEGL 8050
Nontraditional Format:Some sections of this class will be taught in a non-traditional, i.e., part distance delivery, format. Where taught in distance delivery for three credit hours, at least one credit hour of lecture, generally on campus, will be included. The remaining hours for this non-traditional format will consist of one or more of on-site lectures, distance lectures, virtual office hours, and other distance exercises and discussions.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LEGL 7200. 1.5-3 hours.
Course Title:Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
Course
Description:
Complex negotiation simulations and interest-based conflict management systems, with emphasis on methods of recognizing and resolving underlying conflicts and resulting disputes.
Athena Title:NEG & CONFL RES
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in LEGL 8200
Prerequisite:LEGL 7050
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LEGL 7990. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Legal Studies
Course
Description:
Directed study in legal studies topics for MBA students, giving particular attention to specialized problems in an area related to a student's academic interests.
Athena Title:DIR STUDY IN LEGL
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LEGL 8990. 1-15 hours. Repeatable for maximum 15 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Legal Studies
Course
Description:
Research in Legal Studies.
Athena Title:DIRECTED STUDY
Nontraditional Format:Course involves independent work outside the traditional classroom format.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
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