McGeorge School of Law

Business Certificate of Concentration Requirements & Curriculum

Students must complete Business Associations and the Core and Elective Courses designated be-low. With the approval of the Director of the Business Concentration, a tax or business course of at least two units, whether domestic or international, not included on the list of Elective Courses may be substituted. If a student completes more than one Core Course, the additional course(s) will automatically be applied toward the satisfaction of the requirement for Elective Courses.

14 to 16 Units required for completion of Concentration
Required Course Units
Business Associations 4
Core Courses (complete one) Units
Bankruptcy 2 or 3
Business Planning 2 or 3
Employment Law 3
Federal Income Taxation 3
International Business Transactions 2 or 3
Taxation of Partnerships and S Corporations 3
Elective Courses (complete three) Units
Administrative Law 3
Banking Law 2
Business Transactions: Art of the Deal 2
Commercial Law 3
Environmental Law 3
Estate & Gift Tax/Estate Planning 3
Federal Securities Regulation 3
Intellectual Property (Copyright, Patent, Trademark, or Survey of Intellectual Property—one only) 2 or 3
Insurance Law 3
International Arbitration 3
International Banking 2
Labor Law 3
Land Use Planning 2
Legislation and Statutory Interpretation 3
Taxation of Corporations & Shareholders 3
Taxation of Real Estate Transactions 3
Transnational Litigation 2 or 3
U.S. & International Sale of Goods 2
U.S. Antitrust and International Competition Law 2
U.S. Taxation of International Transactions 3
White Collar Crime 2
Worker's Compensation Law 2
One Field Placement or Clinic with a tax or business law focus (advance approval required) 3



Contact Christine Manolakas, Director of the Business Law Certificate of Concentration
Email | 916.739.7110