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Legal Studies in Business

This minor is a uniquely designed interdisciplinary program. By structuring required course selections and making the commitment toward a rigorous course of study, students will demonstrate competence in those areas of business pre-legal study that will assist in preparing them for the study of law or in their business and professional careers.


(For both Business and Non-Business Majors)

This minor in Legal Studies in business is available to any Seton Hall student who successfully completes 15 credit hours in the minor, with a minimum GPA of 2.75. Once enrolled in the program, a student must maintain a 2.75 GPA in the Minor in Legal Studies in Business curriculum. Students who maintain an overall 3.50 GPA and a 3.50 GPA in the minor courses will be eligible for induction into the Legal Studies Honor Society.

I. Required Courses (9 credits)

BLAW 2301  Legal Foundations of Business
BLAW 4325  Law, Ethics and Public Policy
BLAW 4310  Advanced Topics in Legal Studies

II. Elective Courses (6 credits selected from the following):

BLAW/BFIN 4242 Corporate Governance
BLAW 3462  Government and Business
BLAW 4315  International Law
BLAW 4316  Consumer Law
BLAW 4318  Products Liability
BLAW 4319  Securities Law and Regulation
BLAW 4312 (BMGT 4312) Law and Entrepreneurship
BLAW 4320  Disruption Technology and Law
BLAW 4322 Commercial Law
BLAW 4326  Issues in Employment Law
BLAW 4330 (BSPM 4330) Sport Law
BLAW 4327  Legal Aspects of Conflict Resolution
BLAW 4336 (BITM 4336) Legal Aspects of Information Technology
BLAW 4340  Legal Research, Writing and Moot Court

Pre-Requisite: All courses above can be taken only after completion of BLAW 2301.
Students may also select one Independent Study or Directed Research Course with the approval of the Department.

Students from outside the School of Business may substitute one course from their own curriculum with the approval of the Department.

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