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Courses

Business Law

Master's Level

5131. Environmental Law and Corporate Responsibility   (3 s.h.)

Environmental law is influenced by such principles as sustainability, ecology, conservation, and responsibility. This course is designed to introduce students to the important environmental challenges confronting businesses and society, the policy issues surrounding environmental problems, and the complexities of environmental regulatory and administrative schemes. The management of environmental issues as practiced in the business world are explored, as well as how approaches are likely to develop for the future; rationales for environmental protection; risk assessment and priorities; choice of policy instruments for environmental protection; the roles of different branches and levels of government; and the interplay of scientific, economic, social, and other factors in the development of environmental law. These topics are analyzed in the contexts of common law and statutory law schemes for air, water, hazardous waste and toxics, resource use, biodiversity, and ecosystems.

5170. Special Topics: Business Law   (3 s.h.)

Special topics courses are developed to cover emerging issues or specialized content. They do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.

5180. Special Topics: Business Law   (3 s.h.)

Special topics courses are developed to cover emerging issues or specialized content. They do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.

5182. Independent Study   (1-3 s.h.)

Special study in a particular aspect of business law under the direct supervision of an appropriate graduate faculty member is undertaken.

5190. Special Topics: Business Law   (3 s.h.)

Special topics courses are developed to cover emerging issues or specialized content. They do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.

5282. Independent Study   (1-6 s.h.)

Special study in a particular aspect of business law under the direct supervision of an appropriate graduate faculty member is undertaken.

5801. Law and Ethics in the Enterprise   (2-3 s.h.)
Prerequisite: Matriculation in the EMBA program.

Students develop greater confidence in managing situations where legal and ethical questions are prominent and where the right decision may not be the easy one to make. As students learn to master online legal research and the basics of business law, they discuss actual dilemmas they have faced at work. As issues involving diversity, surveillance technology, environmental protection, workplace safety, whistle blowing, and sexual harassment surface in discussion, students gain insight into ways of resolving these complex business problems in both classical and digital enterprises.

5882. Independent Study   (1-6 s.h.)

Prerequisite: Matriculation in the EMBA program.

Special study in a particular aspect of business law under the direct supervision of an appropriate graduate faculty member is undertaken.

5890. Special Topics: Business Law   (3 s.h.)
Prerequisite: Matriculation in the EMBA program.

Special topics courses are developed to cover emerging issues or specialized content. They do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.

 

Updated 3.29.10