This course focuses on several areas of the law that may affect Entrepreneurial success. The course will start with a discussion of contracts basics. From there we will cover the legal issues concerning; funding and finance, location issues (zoning, leasing, purchasing), types of business organizations (proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability companies, corporations), franchising, buying a business, product liability, insurance, intellectual property (patents, copyrights, trademarks), taxes, harvesting, and how, when and where to get legal help.
Prerequisites: ENTR 317, BSAD 116, BSAD 221, ENTR 320, and ECON 100 or 140
3 credits (3 lecture hours), spring semester