McGeorge School of Law

LLM Transnational Business Practice

In addition to the two courses required for the LLM 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, and may enroll in one of our summer abroad programs.

Students will have the possibility to study for two or more semesters at 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
Course Units
Business Associations 4
Business Transactions: The Art of the Deal 2
Commercial Law 3
Conflict of Laws 3
Contracts 4
Copyright Law 2
Corrupt Foreign Practices 1
Directed Research, Graduate Level
1 or 2
Employment Law 3
European Union Law 1 or 3
Federal Income Taxation 3
Federal Securities Regulation 3
Foreign Investment and Development 3
Immigration Law and Policy 3
International and Foreign Legal Research 2
International Banking 2
International Business Transactions 3
International Arbitration 3
International Economic Law 3
International Negotiations 2
International Trade — Public Aspects 3
Masters Thesis 3 to 6
Mediation 3
Negotiation and Settlements Seminar 2 or 3
Patent Law 3
Public International Law 3
Sales of Goods 3
Survey of Intellectual Property Law 3
Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders 3
Taxation of Partnerships and S Corporations 3
Trademark Law 2
U.S. & International Sale of Goods 2
U.S. Antitrust & International Competition Law 2
U.S. Taxation of International Transactions 3

1 Candidates may also be permitted to enroll in other elective courses relevant to transnational business practice not listed above. See the full schedule. Note: Not all electives listed above are offered in every academic year.


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