Specialization Requirements

To be awarded the specialization in Business Law -- Bankruptcy Track, students must obtain a B- (2.7) grade average in courses taken for the specialization.

Please visit this page for detailed descriptions of the courses listed below. Prospective students should bear in mind that, due to curriculum scheduling and faculty availability, not every class listed is taught each year. This is most often true in the case of seminar courses. A sufficient number of courses will be available to enable those students who choose to specialize to satisfy the specialization requirements.

Required Courses:

  • 220.   Introduction to Federal Income Taxation
  • 230.   Business Associations
  • 248.   Business Bankruptcy or 250. Secured Transactions
  • Plus at least one course from Group A

Group A (At least one of the following is required):

  • 248.   Business Bankruptcy (if not taken as a Required Course)
  • 250.   Secured Transactions (if not taken as a Required Course)
  • 252.   Business Torts
  • 370.   International Finance
  • 403.   Contracts for Foreign Lawyers
  • 407.   Intellectual Property: Law and Strategy
  • 491.   Transactional Lawyering: A Competitive Approach
  • 575.   Seminar: Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Empiricism 
  • 604.   Seminar: Accounting, Finance and the Law
  • 745.   Clinical: Secured Financing Transactions

Updated 7/02/2013