2017-18 Catalog

Business Law

Courses

BLAW 4084. Internship. 1-6 Credit Hours (Lecture: 0 Hours, Lab: 1-20 Hours).

Preapproved and supervised work experience in a business law related position with a public or private business organization. May be repeated for a total of 6 hours credit. Prerequisite: Approval of department head.

BLAW 4086. Problems. 1-3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 0 Hours, Lab: 1-3 Hours).

A directed study of selected problems in business law. May be repeated with approval of the head of the Department. Prerequisite: Approval of department head.

BLAW 4090. Special Topics in Business Law. 1-3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 1-3 Hours, Lab: 1-3 Hours).

An examination of current topics in business law. Readings required from current business law publications and other related periodicals. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Prerequisite: 9 hours in BLAW.

BLAW 4333. Business Law II. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

The study of the principles of law concerning agency, employment, partnerships, corporations, bankruptcy, secured transactions, creditor/debtor rights, insurance, real and personal property, laws impacting the regulatory environment of business such as consumer protection, environment, anti-trust, and securities law.

BLAW 4334. Employment Law. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

A study of the laws relating to employment. Includes defining the employer-employee relationship; regulation of discriminatory practices in employment (Title VII, the 1964 Civil Rights Act, and other statutes); regulation of the employment environment; and testing and evaluation of employee job performance.

BLAW 4384. International Business Law. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

A study of international commercial business and the legal environment within which it operates. The study of traditional international concepts of treaties, sovereignty, public and private laws, customs laws, licensing, franchising, environmental and employment law. Special emphasis on contracts for international sale of goods (CISG), GATT and WTO Treaties, NAFTA, regional trade areas. Credit for both BLAW 4384 and BLAW 5384 will not be awarded.

BLAW 4385. Seminar in Business Law. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

A study of selected topics dealing with problems or unique needs of business law. May be repeated for credit as topics vary. Prerequisite: Approval from department head.

BLAW 5303. Healthcare Law. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Introduction to the federal and Texas legal system with an overview of the statutory and regulatory process as well as significant laws and regulations as applicable to the provision of and business of health care in this country.

BLAW 5384. International Business Law. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

A study of international commercial business and the legal environment within which it operates. The study of traditional international concepts of treaties, sovereignty, public and private laws, customs laws, licensing, franchising, environmental and employment law. Special emphasis on contracts for international sale of goods (CISG)< GATT and WTO Treaties, NAFTA, regional trade areas. In addition, a research based project will be required. Graduate standing required. Credit for both BLAW 4384 and BLAW 5384 will not be awarded.