Law and Ethics Curriculum

Students entering the University of San Diego and/or declaring a major during 2021-22, should follow information contained in the printed course catalog (also known as the "catalog of record") published on April 1, 2021. Access the catalog of record at

A minor in law and ethics gives students a great foundation for understanding the legal, ethical and social responsibility of business. The law and ethics minor is open to every undergraduate at USD. Through case studies and experiential learning, students will master topics like economics, business law and negotiations and will get to practice real-life negotiations common among a variety of different cultures. Students will also have access to skill-building electives like Legal Aspects of Real Estate and Global Social Entrepreneurship.

Minor Requirements

Required Lower-Division Courses
ECON 101Principles of Microeconomics3
ECON 102Principles of Macroeconomics3
Required Upper-Division Courses
BUSN 377Negotiation in a Global Business Environment3
Select one of the following:3
ETLW 312Business Law II
ETLW 313International Business Law and Ethics
Elective Courses6
Select two of the following:
ECON 308Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
ECON 327Law and Economics
ETLW 302Business and Society
ETLW 311Business Law I
ETLW 403Environmental Management
MGMT 300Organizational Behavior
MGMT 301Organizational Theory and Global Leadership
MGMT 306Women in Management
MGMT 311Business Leadership
MGMT 312Global Social Entrepreneurship
Global Social Entrepreneurship
REAL 327Legal Aspects of Real Estate
POLS 321Constitutional Law and American Government:Federalism and Separation of Powers
Total Units18