Law Science (LAWS)

LAWS S101 Introduction to Law

3 credits (3+0)
Designed as a survey course to familiarize students with substantive legal concepts, legal procedures, legal systems, legal resources and legal reasoning.

LAWS S330 Legal Environment of Business

3 credits (3+0)
Cross-listed as BA S330. This course examines business in its relation to the legal and judicial systems and to government regulation. It explores legal concepts and issues pertaining to competition, sales, employees, liabilities and forms of doing business.

LAWS S332 Contracts

3 credits (3+0)
Cross listed: BA S332. Law related to the formation of a contract including the offer, acceptance, and consideration; defenses to the formation and enforcement of contracts, performance of contracts, excuse, discharge, and damages.
Prerequisite: LAWS S101 or BA S330/LAWS S330.

LAWS S360 Business Organizations

3 credits (3+0)
Cross-listed as BA S360. This course will cover the theoretical and substantive aspects of the formation, operation, and dissolution of various types of business organizations. The subjects will include the law of sole proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations. Aspects of agency and employment law will also be examined.