Business and Corporate Law Classes



  • Credits for concentration: 18
  • Grade point average in concentration courses of 2.5 is required in order to obtain the Concentration
  • Recognition: Certificate and transcript notation
  • To receive the concentration, you must submit an application during Spring Semester of your graduating year. Applications are due by April 1 of your graduating year.

Required Courses (10 credits)

  • Corporations
  • Corporate Taxation (Tax II)
  • Securities Regulation

Electives (minimum of 8 credits)

List of acceptable Business and Corporate Law concentration classes
  • Advanced Business Planning*
  • Advanced Chapter 11 Reorganization
  • Advanced Corporate Tax Problems*
  • Advanced Corporate Transaction Skills
  • Agency, Partnership, and the LLC
  • Antitrust
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Planning
  • Business Torts
  • Business Transactions in the People's Republic of China
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance Seminar
  • Corporate Innovation and Legal Policy
  • Corporate Law Seminar
  • Corporate Reorganizations*
  • Deals
  • European Union Commercial Law
  • Finance and Accounting for Lawyers
  • High Tech Start-ups
  • In-House Corporate Counseling
  • Innovations, Markets and Financial Regulation
  • Intellectual Property and Business
  • International Business Ethics
  • International Business Transactions
  • International Contracts
  • International Finance Techniques
  • International Sales
  • International Taxation*
  • Legal Drafting
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Negotiations
  • UCC: Sales
  • UCC: Secured Transactions
  • Valuation*
  • White Collar Crime

You may only elect a maximum of 3 credits from the following to count toward the concentration:

  • Corporate Counsel Internship Program
  • Tech Entrepreneur Law Clinic

Students in this program may apply up to 6 credits from a graduate school of business toward the JD degree (Academic Rules I.A.3.), but not as a substitute for the Business and Corporate Law Concentration requirements.

Note: Please plan carefully. Some courses have prerequisites. Courses may not be offered each year. Some courses have limited enrollment.

*Advanced Tax course: Enrollment of JD students must be approved by Graduate and International Programs (Warren Hall 207).

Contact:

Law Student Affairs
Warren Hall, Room 218
Phone: (619) 260-4651
Fax: (619) 260-7715
Email Law Student Affairs

Hours

M,T,Th,F: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
W: 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.