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Undergraduate Degree Programs

These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

Business Law (B LAW)

B LAW 199 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

B LAW 243 Legal Environment of Business (3) Social control through law: courts, basic policies underlying individual and contractual rights in everyday society. May not be used to satisfy Smeal College baccalaureate degree requirements. Not available to students who have taken B A 243.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: third-semester standing  

B LAW 296 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

B LAW 297 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

B LAW 298 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

B LAW 299 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

B LAW 341 Business Law I: Introduction to Contracts, Liability Issues, and Intellectual Property (3) An introduction to the business environment emphasizing business contracts, liability issues arising from business relations, including those in the internet realm and intellectual property issues. Alternative dispute resolution and global perspectives will be integrated throughout.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: MGMT 301, MGMT 301W orB A 304 ; Prerequisite or concurrent:FIN 301 orB A 301;MKTG 301, MKTG 301W orB A 303;SCM 301 orB A 302  

B LAW 397 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

B LAW 398 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

B LAW 399 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

B LAW 424 (R M 424) Real Estate Law (3) Analyze contemporary law applicable to various types of ownership interests and rights, methods of transferring ownership, and use of real property.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: B LAW 341 orB LAW 243  

B LAW 425 (R M 425) Business and Environmental Regulation (3) Examines the interplay between environmental regulation and commercial activities, including property interests.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: B LAW 341 orB LAW 243  

B LAW 441 Business Law II: Agency, Employment and Business Structure (3) An examination of the laws governing agency relationships, employment, and the various structures of commercial enterprises.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: B LAW 341;FIN 301 orB A 301  

B LAW 444 Advanced UCC and Commercial Transactions (3) All articles of the Uniform Commercial Code, banking relationships, debtor- creditor law, and bankruptcy law.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: B LAW 341, B A 241 orB A 243;ACCTG 211 ; andFIN 301 orB A 301  

B LAW 445 Advanced Intellectual Property and Competition Law (3) Copyrights, trademarks, patents, and trade secrets followed by related topics in the regulation of competition.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: B LAW 441  

B LAW 446 Employment Law (3) Examines the legal and regulatory environment of employment relationships. Topics include anti-discrimination; worker health and safety; and labor relations laws.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: B LAW 441  

B LAW 494 Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

B LAW 494H Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

B LAW 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

B LAW 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to exlore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

B LAW 498 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

B LAW 499 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

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