First Semester Required Courses:
- Introduction to Legal Analysis – 2 units
- Analytical Skills – 4 units
Second Semester Required Courses:
- Business Organizations - 3 units
- Negotiations – 3 units
Summer Session Required Courses:
- Leadership in Organizations – 1 unit
- Persuasive Public Speaking – 1 unit
Upper Division Course Electives for the Second Year
Students would choose from a variety of upper-division courses for their remaining twelve units, including the following:
- Legislatures and Lawmaking – 3 units
- The Executive Branch and the Administrative State – 3 units
- Employment Law - 3 units
- Contract Drafting - 3 units
- Tax – 3 units
- Survey of Intellectual Property Law - 3 unit
- Capstone MBA Course in Business Strategy from Eberhardt - 3 units
Business Organizations — 3 Units: In this course students will learn about the laws governing business organizations, their formation, and strategic concerns related to the variety of ownership structures.
Employment Law — 3 units: In this course students will learn employment law topics including testing, privacy, FLSA, benefits, rights to compensation, workplace emotional injuries, termination and employer risk management strategies.
Contract Drafting — 3 units: In this course students will learn the fundamental contract concepts underlying the drafting process and will learn how to draft contracts that effectively deliver the parties’ expectations, manage their risks intentionally, as well as their remedies.
State and Federal Taxation — 3 units: In this course students will learn about the fundamentals of personal, business, and trust & estate income tax law and tax compliance, including basis, tax consequences of property sales, alternative minimum tax, passive activity and at-risk rules, charitable contributions and deductions, tax reduction techniques, and the tax implications of special circumstances.
Survey of Intellectual Property Law — 3 units: In this course students will learn about the laws and policy rationales related to intellectual property law, with a focus on patents, copyrights, and trademarks.