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Legal Studies, BBA

Rigorous critical thinking skills prepare students to excel in a wide variety of business pursuits or the professional study of law.


The Legal Studies major provides students with not only excellent writing and speaking skills, but also fundamental insight into legal institutions, the ethical and regulatory environment, and the nature of legal discourse, as well as an array of substantive principles of law. 

What You'll Learn

In addition to satisfying the requirements of the University’s Cognates Program of General Education and electives to meet the overall 120-credit degree requirement, students pursuing the BBA in Legal Studies must complete the BBA Business Core of Required Courses and the specific coursework for the Legal Studies area of specialization.

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Patricia Abril, Professor, Business Law

Patricia Abril

Department Chair and Professor, Business Law
Anita Cava, Professor, Business Law

Anita Cava

Professor, Business Law
Ann Olazábal, Vice Dean, Undergraduate Business Education, Department Chair and Professor, Business Law

Ann Olazábal

Interim Dean, Miami Herbert Professor, Business Law
 Mark S. Shapiro, Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Business Law

Mark S. Shapiro

Professor of Professional Practice, Business Law Associate Dean of Undergraduate Career Development
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