Business Management Administration with concentration in Legal Studies in Business

Engage Business and Society

The concentration in legal studies provides a solid grounding in those areas of business with a significant legal component such as real estate acquisition and management, business structure, securities regulation, commercial paper, and employment law. Some students with this concentration choose to attend law school after graduation.

Why major in Management with a concentration in Legal Studies?

  • A want to obtain a solid grounding in the skills and concepts necessary to meet the complex and challenging tasks of management
  • A desire to be prepared for a career in business with a significant legal component
  • An interest in law school or a want to explore law courses while obtaining a business degree

Opportunity to Innovate

Students not only encounter an array of internship opportunities, but also all business students take the senior capstone course. Here, students work on a team and provide advice and consultation to a real business client during their final semester. Projects such as: 

  • Designing business plans
  • Analyzing markets
  • Designing and implementing customer surveys
  • Providing verbal and written reports

Students can join innovative and leadership-oriented organizations including:

  • The Society for the Advancement of Management
  • Women in Business
  • Phi Chi Theta, a co-ed business fraternity

Some students with this concentration choose to attend law school after graduation.

Impact the World

Graduates experience a 100% placement rate. Students in this major are prepared for management positions in both industry and not-for-profit settings. Additionally, students are well prepared for graduate-level business courses or public administration programs, law school, and other graduate school programs.

Required Courses

  • BLW 342 Legal Environment of Business
  • BLW 345 Law of Business
  • M L 356 Human Resource Management
  • M L 357 Leadership and Interpersonal Behavior
  • M L 358 Managerial Decision Making
  • BLW 395 Real Estate Principles
  • BLW 446 Employment Law
  • One M L elective (see Management & Leadership list)
  • and one of the following:
    • ECO 352 Industrial Organization
    • ECO 362 Economics and Law
    • PLS 317 International Law
    • PLS 459 Constitutional Law
    • PLS 460 Constitutional Law