Undergraduate Finance & Business Law
2018 Summer Term
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BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL LAW
An introduction to business and the law. Includes topics such as legal systems, court procedure, business torts and crimes, contracts and related areas of the Uniform Commerical Code, government regulation of business, and the ethical and legal rights and duties of individuals and businesses in our society.
ADVANCED BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL LAW
This course provides an advanced study of the law for business or pre-law students, including an examination of the Uniform Commercial Code and the Law of Sales, Negotiable Instruments, Secured Transactions and Documents of Title. This course also includes a study of the Law of Business Entities and Creditor and Debtor Relations.
Problems of financing long-run funds requirements of the business enterprise to include reserve and dividend policies, promotion, expansion, combination of business, planning, planning of capital structure, legal forms of business enterprise.
ESTATES AND TRUSTS
A study of the substantive and procedural laws relating to wills, estates, trusts, guardianships, fiduciaries, estate taxation, retirement, and end-of-life planning.
Principles of risk and insurance and their applications to business management and personal affairs. Analysis of concepts and methods of handling risks; insurance carriers and contracts; survey of policies for fire insurance, business interruption, liability, automobile, life and health.
This is an opportunity for a finance student to gain practical experience in a business before graduation. The experience will supplement the students' academic work in preparation for a career in business. Repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits in the major. Department Consent required.
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable.