Law & Environment (LE)

LE 510     Commercial Transactions     3 Credit Hours

This course provides both the content and context needed to understand the legal impact of business decisions with particular emphasis on commercial transactions. Topics include law of contracts and sales, commercial paper, secured transactions, and debtor-creditors relationships. Student completing LE 453 or equivalent may waive LE 510.

Restriction(s):
Can enroll if Class is Graduate

LE 523     Legal Environment for Managers     3 Credit Hours

This course equips the student to develop a logical approach to problem solving based on critical legal thinking, sound business judgment, and ethical considerations. The student will be introduced to the principal ways the law is made and enforced, including the development of the common law, statutory interpretation, and agency processes. The course surveys the impact of regulation on the relationships between the business and its customers, suppliers, products or services, employees, and owners. Graduate standing required.

Restriction(s):
Can enroll if Class is Graduate

LE 556     Business Govt&Regulatory Env     3 Credit Hours

This course focuses on an interdisciplinary approach to the evaluation of contemporary business issues utilizing elements of law, political economy, international business, ethics, social responsibility and management. Heavy emphasis is placed on case analysis and the development of legal research and critical thinking skills. The goals of the course are to enhance student awareness of the societal influences on business; establish the context from which government regulation arises; and, explore the roles of the free market, government intervention, and individual and corporate ethics in affecting business behavior. Credit not given for more than one of: LE 556, LE 649, BA 649. (F,W,S)

Prerequisite(s): BE 530 or BE 504

LE 606     Legal Environment for Managers     3 Credit Hours

This course equips the student to develop a logical approach to problem solving based on critical legal thinking, sound business judgement, and ethical considerations. The student will be introduced to the principle ways that law is made and enforced, including the development of the common law, statuatory interpretation, and agency processes. The course surveys the impact of regulation on the relationships between the business and its customers, suppliers, products orservices, employees, and owners. (AY)

Restriction(s):
Can enroll if Class is Graduate

 

Frequency of Offering

The following abbreviations are used to denote the frequency of offering: (F) fall term; (W) winter term; (S) summer term; (F, W) fall and winter terms; (YR) once a year; (AY) alternating years; (OC) offered occasionally