Law & Entrepreneurship Concentration

Law & Entrepreneurship

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

Requirements 


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

  • Business Associations
  • Federal Income Tax I
  • Federal Income Tax II
  • Securities Regulation
  • Secured Transactions (or Fundamentals of Loans)

You must also satisfactorily complete one (1) of the following courses:

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

In addition, you must also satisfactorily complete one (1) of the following courses:

  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Planning
  • Employment Law

Finally, you must:

  • Either satisfactorily complete Accounting for Lawyers, or demonstrate competence in the fundamentals of financial and managerial accounting to the satisfaction of the concentration faculty committee members.
  • 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.

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