The Certificate in Business Law provides students with the diverse skills and knowledge required to represent clients in any area of business law, including organizational and financial aspects, as well as deal making. The programs exposes students to the many legal and business issues that lawyers encounter regularly in the global market. Successful students in this certificate program who want to pursue a full degree at a later date may transfer their earned certificate courses towards one of Abraham Lincoln University’s Master’s degree programs.
The Business Law Certificate Program prepares students with strong fundamental training in:
- Contracts law.
- Legal writing & Research.
- Global business strategies involving foreign entities and the regulation of multinational enterprises.
- The aspects of intellectual property law and apply them to case studies.
Table P16: Program Plan for the Business Law Certificate
|Semester||Course #||Course Name||Credit Hours||Core/ Major||General Education||Required Elective|
|BUS600||Contracts Law Fundamentals||3||3||–||–|
|LGS525||Contemporary Business Law||3||3||–||–|
|LGS620||International Business Law||3||3||–||–|
|Semester Credit Hours||12||12||–||–|
|Total for Semester 1||12||12||–||–|
|*LGS615||Agency & Partnership||*3||*3||–||–|
|*LGS532||Intellectual Property Law||–||–|
|Semester Credit Hours||6||6||–||–|
|Total for Semester 2||6||6||–||–|
- The certificate programs require 18 credits.
- Certificate Programs require the completion of the ALU Online Orientation (ORT100) for students in addition to the credit hour requirements listed.
- *Students select one of remaining three courses to complete their certificate credit requirement.