Finance and Legal Studies Department

Legal Studies

 

To succeed, students require an understanding of how the legal environment governs relations among individuals, business and government. Legal studies place an emphasis on ethical decision-making. Study of the law also encourages critical thinking and reasoning skills. The legal environment of business introduces students to the role of the law in regulating business operations. More specialized courses delve into specific aspects of how the law influences the organization and decision-making processes in business. Courses in international business law encourage student awareness of the differences in major legal systems and global legal trends. Legal studies afford students contemplating law school an opportunity to explore the role of a lawyer and the law in our society.

Legal Studies Courses