L S-Legal Studies

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L S 2970. Special Topics.1-3 Credit Hours.

Special Topics. 1 to 3 hours. May be repeated; Maximum credit nine hours. Special topics course for content not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. May include library and/or laboratory research, and field projects. (Irreg.)

L S 3323. Legal Environment of Business.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: junior standing. The legal environment of business organizations with ethical considerations and the social and political influences affecting such environments. (F, Sp, Su)

L S 3440. Mentored Research Experience.3 Credit Hours.

0 to 3 hours. Prerequisites: ENGL 1113 or equivalent, and permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit 12 hours. For the inquisitive student to apply the scholarly processes of the discipline to a research or creative project under the mentorship of a faculty member. Student and instructor should complete an Undergraduate Research & Creative Projects (URCP) Mentoring Agreement and file it with the URCP office. Not for honors credit. (F, Sp, Su)

L S 3960. Honors Reading.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Admission to Honors Program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Consists of topics designated by the instructor in keeping with the student's major program. The topics will cover materials not usually presented in the regular courses. (F, Sp, Su)

L S 3970. Honors Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: admission to Honors Program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Subjects covered vary. Deals with concepts not usually treated in regular courses. (Irreg.)

L S 3980. Honors Research.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Admission to Honors Program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Will provide an opportunity for the gifted Honors candidate to work at a special project in the student's field. (F, Sp, Su)

L S 3990. Independent Study.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: permission of instructor and junior standing. May be repeated once with change of content. Independent study may be arranged to study a subject not available through regular course offerings. (F, Sp, Su)

L S 4413. The Law of Business Organization.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Student must be approved for degree candidacy by Price College; LS 3323. Course will trace the law and ethics of agency, agency problem and various types of business organizations. Each form of business ownership has advantages and disadvantages and presents peculiar ethical and legal issues associated with governance. (F, Sp)

L S 4523. The Law of Commercial Transactions.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with L S 5523) Prerequisite: L S 3323. A comprehensive survey of commercial transactions, including the law of sales, warranties, risk of loss, negotiable instruments, bank collections and deposits, electronic fund transfers, secured transactions and bankruptcy. No student may earn credit for both 4523 and 5523. (F, Sp)

L S G4613. Real Property Law.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: L S 3323. General law of real property; historical development, acquisition of title to personal property, estates in land, landlord and tenant relations, easements, deeds, mortgages, adverse possession, wills and trusts. (F, Sp)

L S 4710. Special Topics in Legal Studies.1-6 Credit Hours.

1 to 6 hours. Prerequisite: 3323 or permission. May be repeated with change of subject matter.

L S 4713. The Law of International Business Transactions.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: L S 3323. Examines the legal and ethical environment of international business. Topics include international treaties and conventions, comparative legal systems, extraterritoriality of U.S. and foreign laws, the Act of State Doctrine and the resolution of international business disputes. (Sp)

L S 4960. Directed Readings.1-4 Credit Hours.

1 to 4 hours. Prerequisite: good standing in University; permission of instructor and dean. May be repeated; maximum credit four hours. Designed for upper-division students who need opportunity to study a specific problem in greater depth than formal course content permits. (Irreg.)

L S 4970. Special Topics/Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Senior standing or permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours. Special topics or seminar course for content not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. May include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)

L S 4990. Independent Study.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Senior standing and permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours. Contracted independent study for a topic not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. Independent study may include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)

L S 5523. The Law of Commercial Transactions.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with L S 4523) Prerequisite: L S 3323, graduate standing and permission of instructor. A comprehensive survey of commercial transactions, including the law of sales, warranties, risk of loss, negotiable instruments, bank collections and deposits, electronic fund transfers, secured transactions and bankruptcy. No student may earn credit for both 4523 and 5523. (Irreg.)

L S 5612. Employment Law.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisites: Departmental permission; graduate standing; admission into Price College graduate program. Employment law affects not only the employee/employer relationship, but can also affect the bottom line. This course is designed to explore the most common employment laws along with the ramifications of non-compliance of federal and state laws. Students will get an overview of federal discrimination laws and how they can impact the employment environment. (Su)

L S 5802. Business Ethics/Legal.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisites: graduate standing; departmental permission. Review of the American legal process and ethical frameworks for gauging business decisions. (Irreg.)

L S 5960. Directed Readings.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Directed readings and/or literature review under the direction of a faculty member. (Irreg.)

L S 5970. Topics in Legal Studies.1-6 Credit Hours.

1 to 6 hours. Prerequisite: 5323 or permission. May be repeated with change of subject matter. (Irreg.)

L S 5990. Independent Study.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours. Contracted independent study for a topic not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. Independent study may include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)