Catalogue 2012 - 2013

BL 360 Business Law for Sport Management


3 cr.


SPMN 250.

Course Description

Open to Sport Management students only. The goal of this course is to identify and distinguish the different aspects of the State and Federal Court System, identify legal issues, and apply legal principles related to torts, and contracts. Specific attention is given to legal issues related to the following areas of sport law: negligence law, defamation, disabilities, trademark, Title IX. Key learning outcomes for these areas of law include students' ability to: apply and use the skills necessary to communicate the positions of the parties to a legal conflict; explain the differentiation between the boundaries of law and ethics in sound business decision-making; and apply legal analysis in planning and decision-making to avoid legal conflicts in business decisions. Cannot take BL 201 and BL 360 for credit.


Cannot take BL 201 and BL 360 for credit.