Curriculum Guideline

Business Law (Concentration)

Effective Date:
Program Code
Commerce & Business Administration
Credential Type
Transcript Title
Concentration in Business Law
Date of First Offering
Start Term
End Term
Not Specified
Admissions Requirements

There are no separate admission requirements for a concentration, however the student must be enrolled in a Bachelor's degree program in order to complete a concentration.

Curriculum Framework

Concentration in Business Law:

  • This concentration is only available to students in the Bachelor of Business Administration degrees at Douglas College
  • Successful completion of 12 credits; a minimum of two (2) required upper level courses
  • Students who have already taken and received credits for the required courses in their Bachelor's degree program can also apply the courses towards the requirements for this concentration
  • Students must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.33 (C+) for the courses required to earn the concentration

Course Requirements:

Course Number Course Title Credits
Select four courses from the following options:
BUSN 1320 Introduction to Business Law 3.00
BUSN 3700 Fundamentals of International Trade Law 3.00
BUSN 3710 Sales and Marketing Law 3.00
BUSN 3720 Business Law for Accountants 3.00
BUSN 3730 (See note 1) Corporate and Financial Planning Law 3.00
BUSN 3750 Human Resources Law 3.00
BUSN 3760 Labour Relations 3.00
BUSN 3770 Real Estate Law 3.00
BUSN 4720 Procurement Law and Contract Interpretation 3.00
Total Credits:   12.00


1) BUSN 2420 can count towards the Concentration if taken before September 2016. BUSN 3730 has replaced BUSN 2420 and students will not receive credit towards this Concentration for both courses

2) BUSN 4490 can count towards the Concentration if taken before September 2016