Government Contracts Law

Course #MN3312

Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months


This course examines the fundamentals of major Congressional statutes, agency policies and regulations, and legal precedents which govern the Federal procurement process. The course contrasts the legal regimes of private and government contracting with strong emphasis on unique aspects of government contracts law, including: appropriations limitations; the power to contract; competitive and non-competitive methods of contract formation; contract administration issues such as changes and terminations; transparency and oversight; and bid protests, size protests and disputes. The course prepares students to identify and choose among legal tools, strategies, and processes which should control their decision-making as contracting professionals. This course offers DAU equivalencies.

Included in degrees & certificates

  • 835


  • MN3303
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Application Deadlines

  •  08 Jan 2024

    Spring Quarter applications due

  •  01 Apr 2024

    Summer Quarter applications due

  •  08 Jul 2024

    Fall Quarter applications due

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Academic Calendar

  •  08 Dec 2023

    Last day of classes

  •  12 Dec 2023 – 14 Dec 2023

    Fall Quarter final examinations

  •  15 Dec 2023

    Fall Quarter graduation

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