BLAW300
Business, Government & Society

Prerequisites: For non-CBA students only; 2.5 cum gpa; Sophomore Standing

Credit towards the degree cannot be earned in both BLAW 300 and BLAW 371 and/or BLAW 372. Letter grade only.

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship

BLAW371
Legal Environment

Prerequisites: 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 BLAW 300 and either of BLAW 371/BLAW 371H or BLAW 372. Cannot be taken Pass/No Pass.

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BLAW371H
Legal Environment

Prerequisites: 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.

Open only to CBA Honors Academy students in good standing or by permission. Cannot be taken Pass/No Pass. Credit toward the degree cannot be earned in both BLAW300 and either of BLAW371/BLAW371H or BLAW372.

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BLAW372
Business Law I

Prerequisites: 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.

Cannot be taken Pass/No Pass. Credit toward the degree cannot be earned in both BLAW 300 and either of BLAW 371/BLAW 371H or BLAW 372.

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BLAW372H
Honors: Business Law I

Prerequisites: 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.

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Offered:FALL

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BLAW375
The Legal System, Lawyers, and the Common Law

Prerequisites: Junior standing and at least a 3.25 cumulative GPA.

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Offered:FALL

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BLAW376
Civil and Criminal Litigation

Prerequisites: Junior standing and at least a 3.25 cumulative GPA.

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Offered:FALL

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BLAW377
Introduction to Corporate Compliance

Prerequisites: Junior standing and at least a 3.25 cumulative GPA.

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Offered:SPRING

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BLAW378
Legislation and Regulation

Prerequisites: Junior standing and at least a 3.25 cumulative GPA.

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Offered:SPRING

Credit Hours:3

ACE: