BUL 2131  Legal Environment of Business credits: 3

This course is designed to give the student an understanding of the historical bases for the formation of both statutory and administrative laws and their impact upon the business community. This will be accomplished by including such topics as the structure of the American legal system, alternate dispute resolution, constitutional law, administrative law, criminal and civil liability, consumer protection, creditor's rights and bankruptcy, employment regulations, securities and antitrust regulations, intellectual property law, contracts, business organizations, environmental and property laws, ethics, and the legal environment of international trade.