马会论坛

120
Credit Hours
16
Hours of Electives

Degree

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Business and Law Major at 马会论坛’s University

A degree in Business and Law is designed for students who want to be leaders of new and evolving professions that require a broad business education and an understanding of the legal environment. This innovative program is a collaboration between the Greehey School of Business and the School of Law, giving students the unique opportunity to take between five and 15 credit hours of law school (LW) courses, taught by law school faculty, for undergraduate credit. 

Operating in an ever-expanding environment of federal, state and administrative regulations, organizations have a significant interest in recruiting and retaining employees who are familiar with topics such as contract law, commercial paper, legal procedure, payroll and employment law, entrepreneurship, products liability, personal injury, business communication, compliance, identity theft, insider trading, corporate intelligence, negotiation, corporate formation and formalities, and the corresponding tax consequences of each. 

Program of Study

The B.B.A. in Business and Law at 马会论坛鈥檚 requires 120 credit hours in order to graduate. This includes 42 hours of the 马会论坛鈥檚 Core, 45 hours of the Greehey School of Business Common Body of Knowledge, 17 hours of Business and Law major courses and 16 hours of electives.

With 16 hours of electives, Business and Law majors are offered the flexibility to select courses that appeal to their interests, both in the Greehey School of Business as well as the unique opportunity to complete between 5 and 15 credit hours of law courses taught by law school faculty.

  • Degree Plan

    The B.B.A. in Business and Law at 马会论坛鈥檚 requires 120 credit hours in order to graduate, including courses from the Greehey School of Business and 马会论坛’s School of Law.

  • Courses

    Course highlights include:

    • Employment Law           
    • Fundamentals of American Law
    • Human Resource Management                   
    • Personal Income Tax     
    • Study in Leadership       
    • The Entrepreneurial Mindset

11-to-1
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
+14.64%
Expected change in employment demand for arbitrators, mediators and conciliators
$124,654
Median annual earnings for Human Resource Managers


What can I do with a degree in Business and Law?

Career Opportunities

A degree in Business and Law is perfect for students who want to become supervisors of new and evolving professions that require a broad business education and an understanding of the legal environment. Possible careers include:

  • Risk Managers
  • Human Resource Managers
  • Compliance Officers
  • Project Managers
  • Public Administrators
  • Banking Representatives
  • Ombudsmen
  • Mediators
  • Grant Writers
  • Real Estate Agents
  • Consultants

Other students may be interested in non-profit, judicial or government work, such as court administrators, juvenile and adult probation officers, FBI agents, city planners or politicians. Lastly, some students may decide to pursue a law or other graduate degree in the future.

Post-Graduate Studies in Business and Law

The pursuit of graduate studies, such as the MBA for Professionals or Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) may be attractive to students who have studied both business and legal topics as undergraduates.

There are also numerous reasons why a student who studied Business and Law might apply to a in the future. First, familiarity with legal topics might pique an interest to further pursue legal studies. Second, exposure to law pedagogy is advantageous for students in advance of graduate lectures and exams. And third, careers for attorneys, paralegals and legal assistants look positive.

Layla Dickerson visits the Sarita Kenedy East Law Library. She has enrolled in the new B.B.A. in Business and Law.

The major will open the door for numerous opportunities for those of us who want to pursue business and law.”

Layla Dickerson
Business and Law major


Outside the Classroom

Student Clubs and Organizations

The Greehey School of Business offers a number of clubs and organizations to students majoring in business.


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