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3175. The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

Also offered as: BADM 3720

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to business majors of sophomore or higher status. Not open for credit to students who have passed or are taking BADM 3720. May not be taken out of sequence after passing BLAW 3274, 3277 or 3660.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course provides an introduction to law, ethics, and social responsibility, and the foundation for advanced business law electives. Students learn to evaluate the impact of the legal and regulatory system on business operations, consider the role and functioning of legal institutions, and apply legal rules such as the Uniform Commercial Code to anticipate and avoid liability. Students gain experience identifying and solving legal and ethical problems using analytical tools.