Environmental and Energy 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

Environmental and Energy Law Required Courses
  • Administrative Law
  • Environmental Law

One of the following:

  • Climate Change Law and Policy
  • Energy Law and Policy


Environmental and Energy Law Electives
  • California Water Law
  • Climate Change Law and Policy
  • Energy Law and Policy
  • International Energy Regulation
  • International Environmental Law
  • Land Use Regulation
  • Law of the Sea
  • Legislation
  • Public Interest Law and Practice*
  • Any environmental or energy law class with the course subject code LWEV

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

  • Energy Law and Policy Clinic
  • Public Interest Law Clinic*

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

*Course only counts towards the concentration if the focus is on environmental or energy law.


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


Mon. 8:30-6:30 p.m.
Tue. 8:30- 5 p.m.
Wed. 9:30-5 p.m.
Thur., Fri. 8:30-5 p.m.

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