Specialization Requirements

To be awarded the specialization in Business Law -- Tax 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
  • 291.   Taxation of Business Enterprises
  • Plus at least one course from Group A

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

  • 208.   Taxation of Property Transactions 
  • 219.   Tax Practice
  • 222.   Estate and Gift Taxation
  • 224.   Taxation in a Global Economy
  • 225.   Advanced Business Tax Problems 
  • 249.   Tax Aspects of Mergers & Acquisitions
  • 363.   Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • 380.   State and Local Taxation
  • 390.   Advanced Estate Planning 
  • 403.   Contracts for Foreign Lawyers
  • 433.   Income Taxation of Entertainers, Athletes, and Artists
  • 491.   Transactional Lawyering: A Competitive Approach
  • 501.   Seminar: Tax Policy -- Tax and Democracy
  • 543.   Seminar: Colloquium on Tax Policy and Public Finance
  • 604.   Seminar: Accounting, Finance and the Law

Updated 7/02/13