The student must successfully complete 24 credit hours of required and elective coursework and achieve a 2.75 grade point average within a six-year period. This time period decreases if the student transfers credits from a J.D. program into the LL.M. program. Degree requirements include 10 hours of required courses, 8 hours of coursework in a business concentration area, and 6 hours of elective courses related to the concentration area. Required courses include (credit hours in parentheses):
Concentration CoursesStudents must select a concentration area. This concentration area consists of another 8 credit hours of depth in a specific area of law. Concentration areas and examples of courses within those concentration areas: Dispute ResolutionArbitration Business NegotiationDispute Resolution (Policy)DR Systems DesignMediationMulti-Disciplinary Dispute ProcessingNegotiationVarious clinics and dispute resolution practicums Finance/Corporate GovernanceAntitrustBusiness BankruptcyCorporate CounselCorporate Governance Seminar (Policy)Corporate Taxation International SalesInternational Taxation I and IIReal Estate FinanceCorporate CounselSecurities RegulationsCorporate Taxation International Taxation I and IIInternational SalesBusiness BankruptcyCorporate Governance Seminar (Policy)Labor and EmploymentEmployment Law (Policy)Labor ArbitrationEmployment DiscriminationLabor Law
Intellectual PropertyComputer LawCopyright LawIntellectual Property (Policy)Patent LawUnfair Trade Practices Labor and EmploymentEmployment DiscriminationEmployment Law (Policy)Labor ArbitrationLabor LawRegulatoryAntitrustEnergy LawEnvironmental Law (Policy)Environmental PracticumHazardous WasteHealth LawImmigration LawInsurance LawLand Use ControlsSmall BusinessAccounting Problems for LawyersBusiness BankruptcyConsumer BankruptcyConsumer LawEntrepreneurshipInternational SalesLLCsPartnership TaxationDispute ResolutionBusiness NegotiationMulti-Disciplinary Dispute ProcessingDR Systems DesignMediationNegotiationArbitration Capital University Law School reserves the right to add or delete concentrations, as well as the courses within those concentrations, depending upon course availability or additional course development.Related ElectivesStudents are required to take an additional 5-6 credit hours of elective coursework; it is expected that these electives will be related to the student’s concentration area., The number of additional elective credits depends upon the number of total required course credits taken by the student. Elective coursework is subject to approval by the Director of Graduate Law Programs.
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