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Prereqs: For non-CBA students only; 2.5 cum gpa; Sophomore Standing.
Letter grade only. Credit towards the degree cannot be earned in both BLAW 300 and BLAW 371 and/or BLAW 372.
This course examines the business organization in relationship to government, employee groups and the community. A major theme in the course is the social responsibility of business. Topics of study include ethics, environmental issues, employee rights, government regulation, global management and the U.S. political system as it affects business decision making.
This course is a prerequisite for: CNST 420, TMFD 412, TMFD 413
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 8
Prereqs: Sophomore standing; 2.5 GPA; Business Qualified (MATH104 or MATH106/106B or MATH107 or MATH208; BSAD220; ACCT201 and ACCT202; ECON211 and ECON212; ECON215 or equivalent.) Prereqs differ for RAIKES, ACTS, and ABUS majors - see bulletin for exceptions. 
Credit toward the degree cannot be earned in both BLAW300 and either of BLAW371/BLAW371H or BLAW372. Cannot be taken Pass/No Pass.
Law as it relates to the business transaction. Torts, contracts, sales, and related topics in the political and economics environment in which business functions and consideration of social and ethical issues creating pressure for change.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
BLAW 371H
Prereqs: Open only to CBA Honors Academy students in good standing or by permission. Sophomore standing; 2.5 GPA; Business Qualified (MATH104 or MATH106/106B or MATH107 or MATH208; BSAD220; ACCT201 and ACCT202; ECON211 and ECON212; ECON215 or equivalent.) Prereqs differ for RAIKES, ACTS, and ABUS majors - see bulletin for exceptions.
Credit toward the degree cannot be earned in both BLAW300 and either of BLAW371/BLAW371H or BLAW372. Cannot be taken Pass/No Pass.
Law as it relates to the business transaction. Torts, contracts, sales, and related topics in the political and economics environment in which business functions and consideration of social and ethical issues creating pressure for change.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
BLAW 372
Prereqs: Sophomore standing; 2.5 GPA; Business Qualified (MATH104 or MATH106/106B or MATH107 or MATH208; BSAD220; ACCT201 and ACCT202; ECON211 and ECON212; ECON215 or equivalent.) Prereqs differ for RAIKES, ACTS, and ABUS majors - see bulletin for exceptions.
Credit toward the degree cannot be earned in both BLAW300 and either of BLAW371/BLAW371H or BLAW372. Cannot be taken Pass/No Pass.
Basic legal principles needed to recognize the relevant issues and the legal implications of business situations. Application of the principles of law to accounting and auditing. Political, social, and ethical implications. Property and contracts.
This course is a prerequisite for: CNST 420
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
Prereqs: Sophomore standing; 2.5 GPA; Business Qualified (MATH104 or MATH106/106B or MATH107 or MATH208; BSAD220; ACCT201 and ACCT202; ECON211 and ECON212; ECON215 or equivalent).  Open only to Nebraska Business Honors Academy students or by permission. Credit toward the degree cannot be earned in both BLAW300 and either of BLAW371/BLAW371H or BLAW372/BLAW372H. Cannot be taken Pass/No Pass.
Basic legal principles needed to recognize the relevant issues and the legal implications of business situations. Application of the principles of law to accounting and auditing. Political, social, and ethical implications. Property and contracts.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Junior standing and at least a 3.25 cumulative GPA.
Introduction to the court system, sources of law, and an overview of the three major areas of the common law:  torts, contracts, and property. Emphasizes intellectual property, zoning, product liability, Uniform Commercial code and other topics relevant to business. Examines the role of lawyers in business settings.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Junior standing and at least a 3.25 cumulative GPA.
Examines civil and criminal justice system and key legal concepts that frame the operations of these systems, including jurisdiction and venue, civil and criminal case progression, structure and function of key legal documents, discovery and evidence, civil appeals process, components of criminal responsibility criminal defenses, search and seizure, the privilege against self-incrimination, sentencing issues, and the post-conviction process. Examines issues that arise in business settings.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Junior standing and at least a 3.25 cumulative GPA.
Examines relationships between corporate governance, risk and compliance. Identification and discussion of common features of compliance programs and specific regulations affecting corporate compliance.  Discussion of the role of risk assessment and ethical considerations.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Junior standing and at least a 3.25 cumulative GPA.
Introduction to legislation, the structure of the U.S. government, the sources of governmental policy, and the various factors that influence policy and related regulations.  Examines considerations that go into legislative and administrative policymaking and how businesses can play a role in shaping legislative and administrative agendas.  Analyzes complex language through the art of statutory interpretation.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom

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