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"I found my home at Morrisville State College after transferring from FIT. I chose Morrisville's entrepreneurship and small business management program because it was very business-focused and hands-on."
Kathryn Hunt '12

School of Agriculture, Sustainability, Business and Entrepreneurship

Dean: Christopher L. Nyberg
Phone: (315) 684-6083
Email: nybergcl@morrisville.edu

Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management B.B.A.

Course Description

Legal Issues for Entrepreneur

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

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Admissions Requirements

An associate degree or 60 hours of lower-division course work (from an accredited college or university) with a minimum GPA of 2.3.

Students must have completed Math 102 - Intermediate Algebra with Trigonometry with a minimum grade of C or better or the equivalent prior to enrolling in this program.