Legal Studies and Business Ethics
(Second Concentration)
Law is an essential part of the domestic and international business environment.  Wharton’s legal studies and business ethics curriculum allows students to explore one or more relevant legal areas in depth, providing valuable insight into the business-government interface and the development of public policy. The curriculum also enhances knowledge and skills in practical areas directly relevant to business transactions; provides familiarity with the law and legal terminology and procedure; and helps hone reasoning skills, an intellectual discipline useful in many diverse, problem-solving contexts.
The Legal Studies and Business Ethics Department offers an undergraduate concentration, but a Legal Studies and Business Ethics concentration cannot ordinarily count as a student’s only concentration in Wharton.  The addition of a concentration in Legal Studies and Business Ethics requires a four-credit unit program of upper-level courses offered in the Legal Studies and Business Ethics Department.  Neither LGST 101 (Introduction to Law and Legal Process) nor LGST 210 (Corporate Responsibility and Ethics) may count toward these four-credits.  [Exception:  If a student takes BPUB 203 (Business in the Global Political Environment) in addition to both LGST 101 and LGST 210, then either LGST 101 or 210 may count as one credit only toward the Legal Studies and Business Ethics concentration.]  If a student has strong independent reasons for taking Legal Studies and Business Ethics as their only concentration, then an individualized concentration may be requested, but only with the Legal Studies and Business Ethics faculty advisor’s consent and the approval of the Undergraduate Petitions Committee.
In addition, the Legal Studies and Business Ethics Department offers, in conjunction with the History Department of Penn’s School of Arts and Science, a University Minor in Legal Studies and History.  Students interested in pursuing either this University Minor or a Legal Studies and Business Ethics concentration may contact the Undergraduate Faculty Advisor in the Legal Studies and Business Ethics Department or the Wharton undergraduate academic advising office.
Students considering going to law school are discouraged from pursuing a Legal Studies and Business Ethics concentration for at least two reasons.  First, an undergraduate concentration in Legal Studies and Business Ethics may not help a student’s chances of getting admitted to law school.  Second, law school in the United States consists of three years of mostly legal study.  The Department therefore advises students interested in a professional legal career to take a broader range of courses during their
undergraduate years at Wharton.  Students who are thinking about law school are strongly advised to discuss their career plans with the Legal Studies and Business Ethics faculty advisor or the pre-law advisor in the undergraduate advising office.
The Department
Chair: Thomas W. Dunfee. Professors: Janice R. Bellace, Thomas Donaldson, Eric W. Orts, Arnold J. Rosoff, G. Richard Shell, Kenneth L. Shropshire. Associate Professors: William S. Laufer, Ann E. Mayer, Philip M. Nichols, Alan Strudler, Edward T. Swaine, William C. Tyson.  Assistant Professors: Nien-hê Hsieh, Dan Hunter, Waheed Hussain, Kevin Werbach. Practice Professor: Stuart Diamond. Affiliated Faculty: Jose Anderson, Martin Asher, Leigh W. Bauer, Jennifer Beer, Edward J. Bergman, Steven G. Blum, Robert Borghese, Nicholas D. Constan, Charles F. Forer, Aryeh Friedman, Jerrilyn Marston, Stephen T. Miller, Albert Parker, Scott Rosner, Martin Sandbu, Mori Taheripour, Stephanie Tryce, Deborah Weinstein, Andy Zelleke, Lawrence Zicklin. Visiting Faculty: Danielle Warren.  Emeritus Faculty: Frederick G. Kempin, John M. Stockton.
Managers in a global economy must simultaneously understand the total enterprise and comprehend the forces shaping the organization’s direction, policies and goals, while at the same time exercising personal leadership in managing the firm’s human resources. Wharton’s Management Department offers a flexible and balanced interdisciplinary program that applies basic social science disciplines and research methods to management and leadership problems in the public and private sectors.
Suggested groupings of courses in Entrepreneurial Management, Multinational Management, Human Resource/Organizational Management, and/or Strategic Management are given below.  Students, however, are encouraged to consider the wide range of courses available, as any four management courses beyond MGMT 100 and 10l comprise a concentration in Management.
Entrepreneurial Management
 MGMT 223  Business Policy
 MGMT 212x Entrepreneurial & Social Wealth (.5cu)
 MGMT 230  Entrepreneurship
 MGMT 231  Entrepreneurship & Venture Initiation
 MGMT 233 Strategies and Practices of Family-
  Controlled Companies
 MGMT 235 Technological Innovation
 MGMT 237 Management of Technology
 MGMT 245 Managing the Process of Innovation
 MGMT 251 Consulting to Growth Companies