Business Law (BLAW)


3000

BLAW 3200 [Not Offered] Introduction to Law (3 credits)
Not open to students in the E. J. Ourso College of Business. Credit will not be given for both this course and BLAW 3201 and 4203. Fundamentals of the American legal system; basic principles of the law of contracts, commercial paper, agency, partnerships, corporations, torts, and crimes; case materials used to demonstrate legal analysis and reasoning.
BLAW 3201 Business Law (3 credits)
Credit will not be given for this course and BLAW 3200, FIN 3200, or 3201. Development of Anglo-American common law, the American constitutional system, and the Louisiana civil law system; law of contracts, torts, and agency; business aspects of criminal law; ethical facets of the legal environment; case materials used to demonstrate problem analysis.
BLAW 3202 Commercial Transactions (3 credits)
Prereq.: BLAW 3201. Credit will not be given for this course and BLAW 3200, or 4203 or FIN 3200, or 3202, or 3203. Louisiana law and Federal legislation in the following areas: employment law, workers= compensation, business entities, intellectual property, agency, insurance, sales, donations, leases, security devices, bankruptcy, and commercial paper.
BLAW 3230 Sports Law (3 credits)
Credit will not be given for both this course and FIN 3230. Business and legal sports aspects, particularly professional and collegiate level; antitrust laws; labor law and collective bargaining; contract law and player agents; professional franchise location; college athletics and the NCAA; equal opportunities and Title IX; licensing and trademark rights; tort issues.

4000

BLAW 4203 Commercial Transactions for Accountants (3 credits)
Prereq.: BLAW 3201. Credit will not be given for this course and BLAW 3200, 3202, FIN 3202, 3203. Specifically for accounting majors. Legal concepts underlying sale of goods; commercial paper; security interests, securities regulation, accountants' malpractice, negotiable instruments, and bankruptcy; application of the Uniform Commercial Code and preparation for the CPA examination.