Global Society (Business Law)

J.F. Oberlin University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Global Society (Business Law)

  • Host University

    J.F. Oberlin University

  • Location

    Tokyo, Japan

  • Area of Study

    American Studies, Asian Studies, Business

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    4 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    0 - 0
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    0 - 0
  • Overview

    Course Description
    This course introduces students to the fundamental concepts of business law, contextualized in a global business world, with a particular focus on the United States and Japan. Whether students are interested in entrepreneurship, business, marketing, political science, international relations, or law, this course will provide a core understanding of how to start and build businesses in global context. It will introduce students to the basics of business law in the United States, and then will compare concepts to the global marketplace, with a particular focus on Japan.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.