MSL | Master of Science in Law

Master of Science in Law Degree Courses at CalSouthern

The following law degree courses comprise the Master of Science in Law (MSL) program at CalSouthern. The online MSL degree program covers the major substantive areas of U.S. law (as well as the basic principles of international law), with courses ranging from torts, contracts, property, and constitutional law to domestic relations and intellectual property.

Required Courses

MSL 86400 Legal Ethics

Credits : 3
This course presents fundamental ethical issues encountered in business and legal working environments. It examines legal ethics and business ethics in theory and practice with a focus on topics such as the unauthorized practice of law, the attorney-client relationship, fiduciary duties, disclosure of information, conflicts of interests, fees, workforce discrimination and corporate responsibility.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate overarching ethical concepts and/or ethical regulations related to course
  • Examine the duty of confidentiality
  • Examine the duty of loyalty and issues concerning conflicts of interest
  • Examine the duty of competence and diligent representation
  • Evaluate corporate and workplace ethics
  • Examine ethical issues in marketing and disclosure of information
  • Examine ethical issues in finances and accounting
  • Integrate course concepts in the form of a paper, mid-term assignment or movie critique by evaluating and analyzing selective, relevant material(s) and resource(s)
  • Integrate course concepts through interaction and discussion with Learners and Faculty Mentor
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