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Management & Leadership with concentration in Legal Studies

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Engage Business and Society

The concentration in Legal Studies 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 project.

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
  • Designing and implementing customer surveys
  • Providing verbal and written reports

You may also join innovative and leadership-oriented organizations including:

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

Course Requirements

Requirements for the Legal Studies concentration include:

  • 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

Impact the World

Graduates experience a 100% career outcomes rate  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