The W. P. Carey business degree in law delivers a versatile combination of business and legal expertise, ideal for aspiring attorneys, entrepreneurs, and corporate executives. You’ll learn about legal theories, explore ethical issues, and become well-versed in the regulatory climate affecting business policies and decisions. By the time you graduate, you’ll have the tools to thrive in a variety of industries, ranging from new business ventures to corporate or agency compliance.
Business Law Degree Courses
The business degree in law helps you analyze business challenges from a legal standpoint, while delivering the skills you need to address them through courses like:
- Applied Ethics
- Business Law
- Business, Law, and Society
- Consumer Protection Law
- Copyright and Intellectual Property in the Electronic Age
- Court Room Oratory
- Foundations in American Business Law
- Introduction to Corporate Tax Law and Policy
- Justice and Everyday Life
- Justice Theory
- Law, Culture, and Community
- Marketing and Business Performance
- Persuasive Writing on Public Issues
- Philosophy of Law
- Real Estate Law
- Rhetorical Studies
- The Global Legal Community
- Topics in Concepts and Issues of Justice
You’ll have many chances to apply and diversify your degree through undergraduate research, internships, targeted career programs, and 45+ business clubs and organizations — including the Business Law Club, where you can hear from leaders in law and related professions, get help with law school selection and applications, and explore careers in business law alongside peers with similar interests.
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Careers in Business Law
The business degree in law prepares you to launch your career — which many include any of the examples below — or embark on graduate programs in law, economics, and other related business disciplines.
*Data obtained from the Occupational Information network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).
|Administrative Services Managers||12.47%||$81,080|
|General and Operations Managers||$95,440|
|Industrial Production Managers||$89,190|
|Investment Fund Managers||7.32%||$100,890|
|Loss Prevention Managers||7.32%||$100,890|
|Regulatory Affairs Managers||7.32%||$100,890|
|Social and Community Service Managers||13.78%||$59,970|
|Storage and Distribution Managers||$81,830|
|Supply Chain Managers||7.32%||$100,890|
A major map outlines a major’s critical requirements, elective and required courses, and optimal course sequencing to help you stay on the right track to graduation.