From Seattle University's 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog.
All undergraduate courses are 5 credits, unless otherwise noted.
Syllabi information is for reference only; information may not be current.
These courses introduce students to major traditions of moral theory and ethical reasoning, engage students in critically examining ethical problems, and challenge students to develop rigorous personal systems of ethical reasoning. The central goals of the course are to develop students’ skills in reasoning about ethical problems and encourage deep, habitual reflection on the ethical dimensions of life. This course requires a major case study analysis of some sort. Individual sections may focus on different ethical arenas or problems.
Prerequisite: UCOR 2500.
(UCOR 2910 replaces BETH 351, past syllabi provided for reference)
- Syllabus: UCOR 2910-02 Nathan Colaner - Spring 2017
- Syllabus: UCOR 2910-04 Nathan Colaner - Spring 2017
- Syllabus: UCOR 2910-01 Jessica Imanaka - Spring 2017
- Syllabus: UCOR 2910-03 Jessica Imanaka - Spring 2017
- Syllabus: UCOR 2910 John McLean - Winter 2017
- Syllabus: UCOR 2910-04 John McLean - Fall 2016
- Syllabus: UCOR 2910 Marc Cohen - Fall 2015
BETH 3960 Directed Study
(1 - 5 credits)
BETH 4940 International Study Tours: Business Ethics
The study of ethical issues in business in the context of a foreign country. Course will include travel to the country to observe activities and conditions and to meet with representatives of businesses and other institutions. Location of tour can vary. Check with the department for details.
BETH 4960 Independent Study
(1 - 5 credits)
Includes traditional legal issues, including nature and development of law, structure and functions of the courts, civil and criminal procedure, and contracts. The course will focus on the legal environment that exists for U.S. businesses because of the increased international business activities. (Offered fall, winter, spring)
Prerequisites: UCOR 2910 or BETH 351/PHIL 351 and advanced standing in the Albers School.
- Syllabus: BLAW 3700 Marya Gould - Spring 2017
- Syllabus: BLAW 3700 Teresa Brosnan - Spring 2017
- Syllabus: BLAW 3700 Terry Foster - Winter 2017
- Syllabus: BLAW 3700 Geneva Lasprogata - Winter 2017
- Syllabus: BLAW 3700-01 Autumn Johnson - Spring 2016
- Syllabus: BLAW 3700-03 Autumn Johnson - Spring 2016
- Syllabus: BLAW 3700 Selden Prentice - Spring 2015
- Syllabus: BLAW 3700 John McLean - Fall 2014
Substantial focus on international contracts, specifically laws relating to international sales, commercial transactions, shipping, letters of credit, methods of payment and resolution of international disputes. Lectures include discussion of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, import duties, export restrictions and use of foreign representatives.
Prerequisites: BLAW 3700.
- Syllabus: BLAW 4760 Teresa Brosnan - Winter 2017
- Syllabus: BLAW 4760 Geneva Lasprogata - Spring 2015
BLAW 2910, 4910 Special Topics Courses
See administrative office for prerequisites and course descriptions. (2 - 5 credits)
BLAW 4940 International Study Tour: Business law
The study of international law in the context of a foreign country. Course will include travel to the country to observe activities and conditions and to meet with representatives of businesses and other institutions. Location of tour can vary. Check with the department for details.
BLAW 4950 Internship
Open to junior and senior business majors with adviser’s approval. Mandatory CR/F and will not satisfy a major requirement. (0 - 5 credits)
For more about internships, visit the Placement Center
BLAW 3960, 4960 Independent Study
(1 - 5 credits)
BLAW 4990 Directed Research
Supervised individual work. Open to senior business majors with the approval of the student's adviser. Will not satisfy a major requirement. (1 - 5 credits)