Minor Area of Specialization in Business Law (People & Society)

The Business Law minor is flexible, permitting business and non-business students alike to augment their studies with an appreciation of the role of law and ethics in global citizenship as well as in the student’s chosen corporate, creative, scientific, academic, professional, or personal endeavors. Students in the School of Business Administration, as well as students in the other schools and colleges of the University of Miami, pursue the minor in Business Law by officially declaring the minor at their home school or college and completing the coursework identified below.  Interested non-business students, before declaring the minor, should consult with an academic advisor in the School or College of their degree/major to determine if the minor in Business Law is acceptable.  If so, neither advice nor consent from either the Office of Undergraduate Business Education or the Business Law Department is necessary.  

The 12 credit hour minor in Business Law consists of the following (all courses must be completed within the current pre-requisite structure):

Required Courses
BSL 212Introduction to Business Law (part of the Business Core for Business students; pre-requisite for all other BSL courses)3
BSL 485Managing the Legal Factor (required in the student's final semester)3
Choice Courses for the Minor
Select two courses (6 credit hours) from the following:6
Corporate Law
Legal and Social Aspects of Business Regulation
Negotiation
Legal Aspects of Real Estate Transactions
The Law of Financial Transactions
International Business Law
Intellectual Property Law
Law Of Entrepreneurship
Health Care Law and Ethics
The Law Of Risk
Special Topics in Business Law (as appropriate)
Total Credit Hours12

NOTE:  All specific coursework for the minor in Business Law must be completed with a grade of "C-" or higher.  A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 is required for all specific coursework taken in the minor area of specialization.