Business Law concentration

Explore the relevant and specific legal topics that underpin and inform the business world.

Course requirements

Completion of the Business Law concentration does not require pre-approval or special admission. If you would like to pursue this concentration, complete a total of 12 credits of business law-related courses as listed below.

The 12 credits also count toward fulfillment of your electives requirement, but note that COMM and COHR courses cannot be counted as non-Commerce electives. If the courses you take for the concentration overlap with the courses you take for an option, you can double count a maximum of 3 credits of coursework toward concentration and option requirements in your degree.

After you've applied to graduate, we'll provide instructions for how to declare the concentration so that it will appear on your academic transcript.

Buiness Law requirements
6 credits from:
COHR 4331
Employment Law
COMM 434
Land Law
3 credits from:
COMM 431
Law of Business Associations
LAW 4592
Business Organizations
3 credits from:
ECON 367
Economic Analysis of Law
LASO 204
Introduction to Law and Society
LAW 3162
International Law
LAW 3342
Introduction to Asian Legal Systems
PHIL 331Business and Professional Ethics
PHIL 338Philosophy of Law
1 COHR 433 can be counted toward both the Business Law concentration and the Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources option. A maximum of three credits of coursework within your degree can be applied to fulfill both option and concentration requirements.
2 Approval to take Law courses is at the discretion of the Peter A. Allard School of Law and subject to your academic readiness and available space in courses. Instructions for how to request registration will be posted on this page in July.

Will the Business Law concentration appear on my transcript?

Yes! Successful completion of the Business Law concentration will be noted on your transcript after graduation.


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