BADM Course Offerings

BADM 3720: The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

Three credits. Prerequisite: Open to juniors or higher. Not open to students who have passed or are taking BLAW 3175. May substitute for BLAW 3175 for students who enter the School of Business.

The meaning of law and the structure of the legal and regulatory system are studied with a view toward the impact of law upon the operation of global business. Key philosophies of ethics and social responsibility are examined through the lens of stakeholder analysis and other analytical tools. Examination of the institutional foundations of law including court systems, court procedures, and constitutional law. The application of law to shape the legal environment of business through government regulation and legal liability is examined through exploration of tort and product liability, worker protection, and business organization law.