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2020-2021 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
  Aug 15, 2022
2020-2021 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

US Business and Start-Up Law

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This micro-credentials will require a minimum of six credit hours of coursework chosen from a menu of courses currently offered on a regular basis by the School. If taken by an LL.M. student or a non-degree student wishing to preserve the ability to transfer credits to the LL.M. program, all requirements must be met on a graded rather than pass-fail basis. Admissions requirements for non-degree students in these micro-credentials will be identical to those for LL.M. students.


Completion of this micro-credential will require that students take at least six credit hours, with a grade of C or higher, in courses of which at least one is drawn from each of the following two rubrics:

Structure of Business

Classes focusing on the law of business entities and their ownership, including, for example, Business Organizations, Agency & Partnership, and Securities Regulation.

Commercial Relations

Courses focusing on the contractual relations of business entities, including, for example, Contracts, Commercial Transactions in Goods, Secured Transactions, and International Business Transactions.

Total Credits: 6

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