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. LLM in Business and Taxation with a Business Concentration Degree requirements include 10 hours of required courses, at least 8 hours of courses in a business concentration, and at least 4 hours of elective tax courses.Required Courses (credit hours in parentheses)
Concentration CoursesStudents must select a concentration area. At least eight credit hours of course work must come from one of the concentration areas for students pursuing an LL.M in Business degree.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 FinanceSecurities RegulationsIntellectual 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 TaxationCapital 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.ElectivesAt least four credit hours must come from the list of taxation courses permitted or required for a student pursuing the LL.M in Taxation degree (see LL.M in Taxation for a partial listing of LL.M in Taxation courses). The number of 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.Note: Students will still be required to complete 24 credit hours within a six year time period; this time period decreases if courses are transferred from the J.D. program into the LL.M program. LLM in Business and Taxation with a Taxation ConcentrationDegree requirements include 19 hours of required tax and business courses, and 5 hours of elective courses from within one of the concentration areas in the LL.M in Business.Required Courses
Elective Courses Elective coursework is subject to approval by the Director of Graduate Law Programs.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.
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