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LL.M. Transnational Business Practice

In addition to the two courses required for the LL.M. in Transnational Business Practice, our students may enroll in other elective courses relevant to transnational business courses, or may opt to engage in advanced scholarship by pursuing a Master Thesis or a Directed Research.

Students will have the possibility to study for two or more semesters at Pacific McGeorge. The program requirements are as follows:

  • 24 units of study
  • Cumulative grade point average of 2.33 on a 4.33 scale

Required Courses

You may tailor the rest of your academic studies by choosing from a variety of elective courses in substantive areas of U.S. Domestic Business Law and International Law. The director of the Graduate Programs will personally meet with you to go over your academic study plan.

Elective Courses 1


International Law Courses

Comparative Latin American Law 2
Comparative Legal Systems 2 or 3
Directed Research, Graduate Level 2 1 or 2
European Union Law 3
Foreign Investment and Development 3
International and Foreign Legal Research 2
International Banking 2
International Business Agreements 1
International Business Transactions 3
International Commercial Arbitration 3
International Environmental Law 2
International Intellectual Property 2
International Investment Law 2
International Labor Law 3
International Trade Law and Development 3
International Trade — Public Aspects 3
Masters Thesis 3
Public International Law 3
United Nations Law and Practice 3
U.S. Taxation of International Transactions 3

U.S. Domestic Business Law Courses

Accounting for Lawyers 2
Alternative Dispute Resolution 3
Antitrust Law 3
Banking Law 3
Bankruptcy 3
Business Associations 2 or 4
Business Transactions: The Art of the Deal 2
Closely Held Businesses 3
Commercial Law 3
Conflict of Laws 3
Contracts 3 3 or 5
Corporate Governance 3
Current Issues in Securities Regulation 3
Employment Law 3
Federal Income Taxation 3
Immigration and Nationality Law 3
Mediation 3
Negotiation and Settlements Seminar 3
Insurance Law 3
Sales of Goods 3
Securities Regulation 3
Survey of Intellectual Property Law 3
Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders 3
Taxation of Partnerships and S Corporations 3

1 With prior approval, candidates may also be permitted to enroll in other elective courses relevant to transnational business practice not listed above for the purposes of completing the 14 units in the fall semester. Note: Not all electives listed above are offered in every academic year.
2 With prior approval, may be taken in the Spring.
3 Limited to LL.M. candidates from civil law jurisdictions for Fall enrollment only.


Contact the Graduate & International Programs Office
Email | 916.739.7353 or 916.739.7019