Business and Financial Basics for Lawyers

This course provides introductory concepts in business. It is intended for students who are interested in studying business law, but who have no prior knowledge or experience in business. Topics of coverage include basic concepts in accounting, financial statement analysis, theory of the firm, valuation, financial instruments and capital markets. Emphasis will be placed on legal application of these business concepts. This course may be useful preparation for Business Associations, Tax, Business Planning, and Corporate Finance. Since this is an introductory course in basic business concepts, students who have undergraduate majors or minors or graduate degrees in Business, Accounting or Finance are not permitted to register for this course. Students who have degrees in Economics must seek individual permission from the professor to enroll. No cert or Cardin.

Key to Codes in Course Descriptions
P: Prerequisite
C: Prerequisite or Concurrent Requirement
R: Recommended Prior or Concurrent Course