LLM in U.S. & Global Legal Studies

Required Credits: 24

Required Courses

  • U.S. Contract Law for LL.M. (3) - Fall
  • Foreign Graduate Seminar (1, Fall) + (1, Spring)
  • U.S. Legal Research, Writing and Analysis (2) - Fall

Elective Courses

In addition to the required courses above, students completing an LL.M. in U.S. & Global Legal Studies must complete 17 credits (for a total of 24). Students can choose almost any of the JD and LLM classes offered.

LLM Certificates

Optional Curriculum for LLM in U.S. & Global Legal Studies

To qualify for a certificate, students must take at least 10 credit hours in classes approved by the Office of Foreign Graduate Legal Studies. The certificates below are SAMPLE certificates. Students can pursue a certificate in ANY TOPIC approved by the Office of Foreign Graduate Legal Studies. To qualify for a certificate with Honors, students must receive a grade of H in all of the certificate courses. A maximum of two certificates are allowed.

Criminal Law

Required Course: Criminal Law (3) – Fall

Health Law

Required Course: Health Law I (3) – Fall

Intellectual Property Law

Required Course: International Intellectual Property (3) or IP Survey (3) - Fall

International Business Law

Required Course: International Business Transactions (3) or Business Associations (4) – Fall & Spring

Public International Law

Required Course: International Law (3) – Fall

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