Business Law (BSLW)

BSLW 235  Legal, Ethical, and Global Environment of Business 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ENWR 105 or HONP 100. Special fee. This course focuses on the interrelationship of social policies, the legal system, and global business practices in society, with emphasis on the rapidly changing business-legal environment. The relationship among governmental, ethical, social and business issues will also be examined. Previous course BSLW 264 effective through Spring 2013. 3 hours lecture.

BSLW 266  The Impact of Law on the Business Environment 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ENWR 105 or HONP 100. Accounting majors only except by departmental approval. Special fee. The course focuses on the law of contracts, E-contracts, domestic and international sales and lease contracts, negotiable instruments, creditors' rights, bankruptcy and business organizations. It also includes the legal system, and global business practices in society, with emphasis on the rapidly changing business-legal environment. The relationship among governmental, ethical, social and business issues will also be examined. 3 hours lecture.

BSLW 503  Business Law I 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): M.B.A. or M.S. in Accounting degree students only. Special fee. The course introduces the student to the legal and regulatory environment of business and studies the law of contracts, agency and partnerships. 3 hours lecture.

BSLW 504  Business Law II 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): BSLW 503. MBA degree students only. Special fee. The course introduces the student to the law of corporations, commercial paper, bailments, sales and secured transactions. 3 hours lecture.

BSLW 506  Legal Issues in Forensic Accounting 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate degree in Accounting. Special fee. This course provides an introduction to the legal environment surrounding the Forensic Accounting profession. Law enforcement and civil authorities use Forensic Accountants to assess the extent of an alleged fraud that has taken place and to bring those responsible to justice. Forensic Accounts are frequently called upon to provide expert testimony on fraud and accounting-related matters. This course primarily focuses upon how the Forensic Accountant is used as an expert witness and the various business crimes that a practitioner of Forensic Accounting may be hired to investigate. The course is designed for Forensic Accounting students and students who are interested in working in the financial services industry. 3 hours lecture.