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Business Administration, Legal Studies in Business, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Saint Paul, MN, United States
Ethics and law play an increasingly prominent role in the workplace and in the global marketplace. Legal rules and regulations have proliferated at all levels of the organization, and successful managers must understand how to integrate legal considerations into their business planning and operations.

Overview

Business leaders also need to be able to recognize the ethical dimensions of decisions and choose well in difficult situations. Our ethics and business law courses acquaint students with the tools of ethical decision-making and with the foundations of the legal environment of business, both domestic and international to enhance ethical thinking and problem solving.

The Department of Ethics and Business Law offers a legal studies in business concentration for undergraduate business majors. Students in this concentration explore the legal system and the ways in which legal rules and processes affect business decisions. Students also engage in legal reasoning, advocacy and the legal analysis of commercial transactions.

The concentration is structured to ensure that students receive both a solid grounding needed for the B.A. in business administration and an additional focus on the legal environment for business.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Financial Accounting 
  • Managerial Accounting 
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Learning Through Service
  • Operations Management 
  • Financial Management
  • Management & Organizational Behavior
  • Principles of Marketing 
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Business Law for Accounting
  • International Business Law
  • Legal Research, Advocacy, and Dispute Resolution
  • Strategic Management 
  • Microsoft Excel Applications for Business
  • Introduction to Computer Technology & Business Applications 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    53

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General Requirements

  • The official undergraduate application for admission is available at www.stthomas.edu and www.commonapp.edu.
  • The admissions committee considers each student’s academic record, writing sample and recommendations, if applicable. Depending on the Admission Type to which you applied - Early Action or Regular Decision - applications are reviewed by the Admissions Committee and decisions announced at the respective notification date
  • Each confirmed student is required to provide a final high school transcript after graduation prior to the first day of class in the fall semester of admission.
  • Undergraduate students enrolled in 12 or more credits each semester are required to demonstrate proof of health insurance coverage.
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      1371 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 1371 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
    • National

      1371 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 1371 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
    • In-State

      1371 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 1371 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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    Living costs for Saint Paul

    • 1040 - 1760 USD/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

    Funding

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