Courses in Business Administration

ADMN 2000 International Business—Latin America (4 sem. hours).

This is an intense course that requires students to travel and live in Latin America for at least a two-week period. Students are required to assess and understand geographic, environmental, economic, social-cultural, political, and legal factors that impact the business environment of Latin America. The course includes six hours of formal classroom instruction at Millsaps College before departure for the region, and an additional 38 hours of classroom instruction once in the region. In addition to the classroom instruction, the course provides experiential learning opportunities by requiring students to participate in field trips that expose them to the history and culture of the region, as well as to various leaders of business, industry, and government. Offered during the winter or summer terms only. Offered occasionally.

ADMN 2011, 2021, 2031, 2041, 2051, 2061 Trial Preparation and Practice First Term-Sixth Term (1 sem. hour each).

Involves the study and practice of trial practice and procedure. Topics include preparations and delivery of opening and closing statements, direct and cross examination of witnesses, use of evidence and objections and preparing witnesses. The course will prepare the student for intercollegiate mock trial competitions, but credit is not limited to only those chosen to compete.

ADMN 3000 The Legal Environment of Business (4 sem. hours).

An introduction to legal systems and the business-related provisions of the U.S. Constitution; to the common law of torts and business organizations; to administrative law and procedures; to regulatory programs involving labor, antitrust, and securities; and to the impact of foreign and domestic laws on international business. Prerequisite or Corequisite: ACCT 2010, ECON 1000, MGMT 2000. Offered during the spring semester.

ADMN 4020 Business Law (4 sem. hours).

Emphasis on Uniform Commercial Code sections dealing with sales, commercial paper, and secured transactions. Prerequisite: ADMN 3000 or by petitioning the instructor. Offered during the spring semester.

ADMN 4050 International Business Law (4 sem. hours).

This course introduces the international legal structures designed to regulate international trade and commerce. The student will examine the legal aspects of business with a particular emphasis on the effect of international law, treaties and governmental policies on immigration, labor, contracts, imports and exports, intellectual property, and international investments. The course will offer a comparative approach to the study of international law to demonstrate how various societal and cultural environments affect the approaches to legal systems and the enforcement of those systems.

ADMN 4050EI International Business Law Abroad (4 sem. hours).

This course introduces the international legal structures designed to regulate international trade and commerce. The student will examine the legal aspects of business with a particular emphasis on the effect of international law, treaties and governmental policies on immigration, labor, contracts, imports and exports, intellectual property, and international investments. The course will offer a comparative approach to the study of international law to demonstrate how various societal and cultural environments affect the approaches to legal systems and the enforcement of those systems.

ADMN 4060 Management of Nonprofit Organizations (4 sem. hours).

This course focuses on competencies and knowledge needed to lead a nonprofit organization. Topics include nonprofit strategic planning, board governance, legal compliance, fundraising, building strategic alliances, and assessing program and effectiveness. Pre-requisites: ACCT 2000, MGMT 2000, MRKT 3000.

ADMN 4750-4753 Special Topics (1-4 sem. hours).

ADMN 4800-4803 Directed Studies (1-4 sem. hours).

ADMN 4850-4853 Internship (1-4 sem. hours).

ADMN HI-HII Honors Project 1 and 2 (1-4 sem. hours).