Management & Leadership with concentration in Legal Studies in Business

Engage Business and Society

The concentration in Legal Studies in Business provides you a solid business foundation with a significant legal component such as real estate acquisition and management, business structure, securities regulation, and employment law.

Opportunity to Innovate

You will encounter numerous internship opportunities and are required to participate in a senior capstone course. 

Here, you will work on a team and provide advice and consultation to a real business client during your final semester. 

These projects may include:

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

You may also join leadership-oriented organizations including:

  • Women in Business
  • Phi Chi Theta, a co-ed business fraternity

Required Courses

  • BLW 345 Law of Business
  • BLW 395 Real Estate Principles
  • BLW 446 Employment Law
  • M L 300 Organizational Environments
  • M L 353 Operations Management (will count as quantitative skills in Business Core)
  • M L 356 Human Resource Management
  • M L 357 Leadership and Interpersonal Behavior
  • M L 358 Managerial Decision Making
  • PSY 101 Principles of Psychology
  • 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

Impact the World

Graduates experience 100% career outcomes. In this major, you will be prepared for management positions in both industry and not-for-profit settings.  Additionally, you will be well prepared for graduate-level business courses, public administration programs, law school, and other graduate school programs.

"I realized that I wanted to have more job opportunities, have something to differentiate myself, and have more breadth with my Foster College of Business education, so I added my Management and Leadership major, concentrating in Legal Studies. It added depth to my educational experience."
- Sharon Mozes '16