Business Ethics and the Legal Environment (BUS230)


Course Memo

This course introduces the legal environment of business which involves an overview of fundamental legal concepts and principles that affect business in a variety of functional and regulatory environments. Primary topics include the interplay among business, ethics, and law to ethical decision making in business. Students evaluate (through readings, discussions and presentation of case studies) the increasingly complex interrelationships among business, legal, society and the social responsibilities of both U.S. and multinational organizations and how the legal system is used to redress such failures of the market economy.