Commercial Law (CLAW)

Subject-area course lists indicate courses currently active for offering at the University of Louisville. Not all courses are scheduled in any given academic term. For class offerings in a specific semester, refer to the Schedule of Classes.

500-level courses generally are included in both the undergraduate- and graduate-level course listings; however, specific course/section offerings may vary between semesters. Students are responsible for ensuring that they enroll in courses that are applicable to their particular academic programs.

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CLAW 301. Legal Environment of Business3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the College of Business.

Description: An introduction to the American legal and judicial system, with particular emphasis on the relationship of the law to business activities. A study of the developments of the law and the operation of the judicial system. Emphasis will be placed on the impact that government regulations and certain areas of the Uniform Commercial Code have on business.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

CLAW 490. Special Topics in Commercial Law1-4 Units

Term Typically Offered: Summer Only

Prerequisite(s): CLAW 301 and Senior standing.

Description: A variety of contemporary topics in law as they relate to business will be studied. Course content may vary each semester but will not duplicate other course offerings.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes