Students interested in environmental and natural resources law and policy are passionate about conservation, climate change, and sustainability on earth. The concentration in Environmental Law guides students through a customizable and innovative course-load to prepare for a career in environmental law and policy. A statement of completion in environmental law will lay a foundation and help distinguish students with employers as they proceed throughout their career.
To complete the requirements of the concentration, a student must satisfactorily complete three courses from Group A and four from Group A and/or B for a total of seven courses. Only one semester of a course may be used to satisfy the course requirements of the concentration.
Group A Courses
Group B Courses
*Certain courses may be substituted.
In addition to completing the curriculum referenced above, a student must also complete an academic research paper concerning environmental or natural resources law of high professional quality. The student may receive advance approval of his or her topic.
A full list of requirements and procedures is available to current students in MyLaw. The information contained on this page is only a summary of the academic requirements.
For specific course requirements for individual concentrations, please go to “Forms” under the Registrar’s tab in MyLaw.