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

The Business Law minor is flexible, permitting students 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 Miami Herbert Business School pursue the minor in Business Law by officially declaring the minor and by completing the coursework identified on the Curriculum tab.

Curriculum Requirements

Business Students

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

Required Courses
BSL 212Introduction to Business Law and Ethics (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
Introduction to Corporate Sustainability
Legal Aspects of Real Estate Transactions
The Law of Financial Transactions
International Business Law
Employment and Labor Law
Intellectual Property Law
Law of Entrepreneurship
Business and Society (new course)
Health Care Law and Ethics
The Law of Risk
The Art and Science of Corporate Compliance (new course)
Special Topics in Business Law
Special Topics in Business Law
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.