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.
Group A Courses – Must satisfactorily complete the following courses:
- LAW 620 Business Associations
- LAW 680 Federal Income Tax I
- LAW 681 Federal Income Tax II
- LAW 665 Securities Regulation
- LAW 629 Secured Transactions (or Fundamentals of Loans)
Group B Courses – Must satisfactorily complete one (1) of the following courses:
- LAW 667 Copyrights
- LAW 674 Intellectual Property Licensing
- LAW 673 Patent Law & Policy
- LAW 698 Trademark Law
Group C Courses – Must satisfactorily complete one (1) of the following courses:
- LAW 633 Business Planning
- LAW 648 Bankruptcy
- LAW 660 Employment Law
- LAW 734 Start-Up Businesses
Students must either satisfactorily complete Accounting for Lawyers or demonstrate competence in the fundamentals of financial and managerial accounting to the satisfaction of Professor Coles-Bjerre and complete the course in New Venture Planning in the MBA Curriculum of the College of Business.
- LAW 627 Accounting for Lawyers
- LAW 610 New Venture Planning
Note: Students who plan to earn the Concentration in Law and Entrepreneurship should be aware that New Venture Planning will absorb a total of two semester hours (three term hours) of the maximum number of five semester hours of non-law courses that may be applied toward the JD degree.