Concentrations: Law and Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurial students interested in using their legal education in the business world should consider  a Law and Entrepreneurship concentration. This skills-based program is designed to give students the edge they need to compete in an increasingly fast-paced, complex business world. Students will leave the program empowered to leverage their legal education wherever their career takes them, whether they decide to work at a start-up, provide legal counsel to an emerging non-profit, or start their own business. In addition, a concentration in this area will give students the exciting opportunity to complete the New Venture Planning course through the MBA program at the Lundquist College of Business.


To complete the requirements of the concentration, a student must satisfactorily complete all the following courses:

  • Business Associations
  • Commercial Law*
  • Federal Income Tax I
  • Federal Income Tax II
  • Securities Regulation

* Commercial Law Survey may be substituted for this course.

In addition, a successful candidate must satisfactorily complete one of the following courses:

  • Copyrights
  • Intellectual Property Licensing
  • Patent Law and Policy
  • Trademarks

A successful candidate must also satisfactorily complete one of the following courses:

  • Business Planning
  • Bankruptcy
  • Employment Law
  • Venture Capital Seminar
  • Finally, a student must:

Either satisfactorily complete Accounting for Lawyers, or demonstrate competence in the fundamentals of financial and managerial accounting.

Complete the course in New Venture Planning in the MBA Curriculum of the College of Business.

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.