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Environmental Concentration Requirements & Curriculum

Students must complete the requirements listed below.

The Registrar's Office must be informed of your intent to pursue the Environmental Concentration. The Concentration requires a minimum of 13 units.

Requirement One

  • Complete both core courses, Administrative Law and Environmental Law, preferably during their second year if enrolled in the full-time day program, or their third year if enrolled in the part-time evening program.
  • Complete at least five (5) units of elective course offerings. Students are encouraged to participate in an Environmental Law Field Placement. A maximum of three (3) units may be earned toward the elective courses requirement in an Environmental Law Field Placement.

Requirement Two

  • Complete the capstone seminar during their third year if enrolled in the full-time day program, or their fourth year if enrolled in the part-time evening program. The capstone seminar will be offered during the Spring semester and will require a substantial scholarly paper.

Core Courses

Required Core Courses (complete both)Units
Administrative Law 3
Environmental Law 3
Capstone CourseUnits
Special Topics in Environmental Law 2 or 3

 

Elective Courses (complete five (5) units

Strongly RecommendedUnits
Field Placement with an environmental or water law focus (Advance written approval required; a maximum of three Field Placement units may be earned towards the elective courses requirement.) 3
Additional ElectivesUnits
International Environmental Law 2 or 3
International Water Resources Law Seminar 3
Land Use Planning 2
Natural Resources Law 3
Water Resources Law 3
Water & Environmental Research Seminar 2 or 3
Water & Environmental Law Practice A
3
Water & Environmental Law Practice B
3

 

 

 

Questions?

Contact Rachael Salcido, Director of the Environmental Law Concentration
Email | 916.739.7354