Law and Economics

Course Type: 
Undergraduate
Course Prefix: 
ECO
Course Number: 
346
General Education Requirements: 
R
W
Credits: 
3 sem. hrs.
Semesters Offered: 
Fall of Even-Odd Years

This course applies the principles of economics to the study of law. Economic models of rational behavior can provide insight into law and legal institutions. Areas of law such as property law, contract law, torts and criminal law will be examined within the context of economic principles. Prerequisite: ECO 251 and Junior standing.