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Business Law

Preparing you for a global economy.

Your Business Law concentration from Creighton will prepare you for the demands and intricacies of our modern economy—whether you go into employment law, banking law, real estate law, or any number of business law fields.

Your Experience

You’ll thrive in small classes, where you’ll be able to easily interact with your professors and classmates. And your professors? They’re not just great legal minds. They have real-world, business law experience. You’ll round out your studies by completing a substantial project, such as a paper or an independent directed study project.

Your Courses

You must earn 18 hours worth of credit and maintain a 3.0 GPA within the Business Law concentration. You’re required to complete a substantial project. The courses that satisfy this requirement are indicated below.

LAW 326 Business Planning (3)
LAW 363 Federal Income Taxation (3)
LAW 436 Securities Regulation (3)
LAW 442 Taxation of Business Enterprises (4)

The following courses are relevant to this concentration and are required for all law students. These courses do not count toward the 18 credits needed.

LAW 111 Contracts I (2.5)
LAW 112 Contracts II (2.5)
LAW 335 Business Associations (4)
LAW 429 Commercial Law (3)

LAW 324 Antitrust (3) (Satisfies substantial project)
LAW 337 Bankruptcy I  (3)
LAW 329 Bankruptcy II (3)
LAW 434 Commercial Contract Drafting (3)
LAW 339 Copyrights (3)
LAW 332 Corporate Finance (3)
LAW 317 Corporate Reorganization (3)
LAW 303 Financial Statement Analysis (2)
LAW 376  Healthcare Organizations (2)
LAW 347  Healthcare Insurance Law (2)
LAW 368  Health Information Privacy (2)
LAW 371 Insurance (2)
LAW 444 International Aspects of U.S. Income Tax (3)
LAW 372 International Business Contracting (3)
LAW 448 Law and Economics (3)
LAW 397 Legal Issues in Electronic Commerce (2)
LAW 380 Mergers and Acquisitions (3) (Satisfies substantial project)
LAW 385 Mortgages (3)
LAW 413 Patent Law (3)
LAW 500 Selected Externships (3)
LAW 425 Sports Law (2)
LAW 440 Trademarks and Unfair Competition (2 or 3)

Substantial Project: Students are required to complete a substantial project.  This requirement may be met by satisfactory completion of any one of the courses marked as such above and completion of any additional requirements set forth by the course professor for the project.  Students should notify the professor at the beginning of the semester of their desire to satisfy the project requirement by taking the course.