Prerequisites (Courses from past 2 years)

7340 _SEM: Higher Education Law - (offered in Spring  2013)
Not open to 1Ls

6334 Accounting & Finance for Lawyers - (offered in Fall  2014)
Students must not have taken more than one semester of accounting and not more than one semester of finance at the undergraduate or graduate level. Students will certify that they comply with prerequisite.

5382 Administrative Law - (offered in Spring  2015)
This class is open to 3Ls and LLMs only. Transfer students who have not taken a first-year course in administrative law or regulation may add with consent of the instructor.

 Advanced Family Law (Family Law Practice) - (offered in Spring  2013)
Marital Property Rights recommended

5271 Advanced Negotiation - (offered in Fall  2014)
Legal Negotiation, participation in the ABA Negotiation Competition, or participation in the ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition.

5309 Advanced Trial Advocacy - (offered in Spring  2015)
Trial Advocacy

6203 Bankruptcy Tax - (offered in Fall  2014)
Federal Income Tax

5353 Business Planning - (offered in Spring  2015)
LAW 5359, LAW 5459 (Federal Income Tax); and either LAW 5421 (Business Organizations) or LAW 5350 (Corporations).

5420 Civil Practice Clinic I - (offered in Fall  2014)
Completion of 45 hours.

5417 Civil Practice Clinic II - (offered in Fall  2014)
Civil Practice Clinic I.

5297 Clinic Externship I - (offered in Summer IV  2014)
completion of 30 hours, good academic standing, no honor code violations, and the Externship Director’s approval. The ED will review the online applications and then email each student regarding his/her application status.Time: Work days/hours to be determined between the student and the field placement supervisorLocation: Work will be done on site at the field placement.

5297 Clinic Externship II - (offered in Summer IV  2014)
Satisfactory completion of Externship I, good academic standing, no honor code violations, and approval of instructor.

5323 Conflicts of Law - (offered in Spring  2014)
First-year Procedure course, or its equivalent. Foreign LLM students who have taken Intro to American Law will satisfy this prerequisite.

5352 Corporate Tax - (offered in Spring  2015)
Prerequisite: Federal Income Taxation

5422 Criminal Practice Clinic - (offered in Fall  2014)
Trial Advocacy with a GPA of 3.0 or better and Evidence with a GPA of 2.67 or better

6240 Death Penalty Clinic - (offered in Spring  2015)
Completion of Criminal Law and Constitutional Law, as well as a pre-registration interview with the course instructor (e-mail ccjeu@central.uh.edu for scheduling).

6237 Doing Deals - (offered in Spring  2015)
Completion of Business Organizations or Corporations

5297 Drafting & Negotiating Int'l Oil & Gas Agreements - (offered in Spring  2013)
Yes If you have taken International Petroleum Transactions follow normal registration procedures. If not, but you have on-the-job experience in oil and gas contracts or otherwise wish to take the course,you will need to seek approval of instructor before registering. Send an email with your business background to: norman.nadorff@bp.com.

5368 Estate Planning - (offered in Spring  2015)
Federal Income Tax and Trusts and Wills are prerequisites for this course or Trusts and Wills can be taken concurrently.

6387 Externship/Apprenticeship (2L Law Firm Apprenticeship Program) - (offered in Summer II  2013)
Student must be planning to graduate Dec. ’13, Spring ’14, or Dec. ’14, and have a minimum 2.33 GPA. Must be available to work normal business hours during the length of the program and must simultaneously be enrolled in the classroom component for this clinic, which is Small Business Practice Skills (5197; 18717).

5235 Financing the Business Transaction - (offered in Spring  2015)
Secured Financing

5411 Health Law Externship I - (offered in Spring  2013)
; completion of 30 hours, a minimum gpa of 2.7, and approval of the instructor. The instructor will review students’ online applications, then will contact you.

5413 Health Law Externships II - (offered in Spring  2013)
Satisfactory completion of Health Law Externship I, a GPA of 2.7, and approval of the instructor.

5297 Health Legislation & Advocacy II - (offered in Spring  2015)
Health Legislation & Advocacy I

5301 Immigration Clinic II - (offered in Fall  2014)
Yes. Immigration Clinic I.

5265 Income Taxation of Trusts & Estates - (offered in Spring  2015)
Federal Income Tax

6213 Innocence Investigations - (offered in Spring  2015)
Completion of Criminal Law and Constitutional Law

6333 International Intellectual Property - (offered in Fall  2013)
Prerequisite: (i) IP Survey in past semesters; (ii) two of the following - Copyright Law, Patent Law, or Trademark Law; or (iii) with the permission of the Professor.

5387 International Tax - (offered in Spring  2015)
Federal Income Tax is a prerequisite for enrollment in this course.

5297 Judicial Externship I - (offered in Summer IV  2014)
Completion of 30 hours, good academic standing, no honor code violations, and the Externship Director’s approval. The ED will review the online applications and then email each student regarding his/her application status.

5328 Judicial Externship I - (Name in PeopleSoft will appear as “Judicial Internship I”) - (offered in Fall  2014)
Completion of 30 hours, good academic standing, no honor code violations, and the Externship Director’s approval. The ED will review the online applications and then email each student regarding his/her application status.

5297 Judicial Externship II - (offered in Summer IV  2014)
Completion of 30 hours and Judicial Internship I, good academic standing, no honor code violations, and the Externship Director’s approval. The ED will review the online applications and then email each student regarding his/her application status.

5329 Judicial Externship II - (Name in PeopleSoft will appear as “Judicial Internship II”) - (offered in Fall  2014)
Completion of 30 hours and Judicial Internship I, good academic standing, no honor code violations, and the Externship Director’s approval. The ED will review the online applications and then email each student regarding his/her application status.

5328 Judicial Internship I - (offered in Spring  2014)
Completion of 30 hours, good academic standing, no honor code violations, and the Externship Director’s approval. The ED will review the online applications and then email each student regarding his/her application status.

5329 Judicial Internship II - (offered in Spring  2014)
Completion of 30 hours and Judicial Internship I, good academic standing, no honor code violations, and the Externship Director’s approval. The ED will review the online applications and then email each student regarding his/her application status.

5116 Judicial Process - (offered in Fall  2013)
Approval of instructor and simultaneous enrollment in Judicial Internship Clinic I.

5360 Licensing & Technology Transfer - (offered in Spring  2015)
IP Survey, Patent Law, or Copyright Law, or instructor permission

5283 Mediation Externship - (offered in Fall  2014)
Completion of Student Mediation Training, and Professor approval.

5183 Mediation Process - (offered in Fall  2014)
Completion of Student Mediation Training, and Professor approval. Good Academic Standing, and enrollment in the Mediation Externship.

5230 Mergers & Acquisitions - (offered in Spring  2014)
Prerequisite: The students must have taken or be simultaneously taking Business Organizations.

5297 Offshore Leasing - (offered in Spring  2015)
Oil & Gas Law

5239 Oil & Gas Tax - (offered in Fall  2014)
Federal Income Tax

5291 Partnership Tax - (offered in Fall  2014)
Fed Tax

6205 Patent Prosecution - (offered in Fall  2014)
Patent Law

6393 Patent Remedies & Defenses - (offered in Spring  2013)
Prerequisite: LAW 5332 or consent of instructor

5223 Post Mortem Estate Planning - (offered in Spring  2014)
Federal Income Tax and Trusts and Wills

5397 Practice of Environmental Law - (offered in Spring  2015)
Students must have already taken Environmental Law or have backgrounds that provide equivalent experience. Students who have not taken Environmental Law must have approval from the instructor before enrolling in the class.

5297 Procedure of Patent Litigation - (offered in Fall  2014)
Patent Law, OR Patent Remedies & Defenses

5117 Public Interest Workplace - (offered in Fall  2013)
Approval of instructor and simultaneous enrollment in Clinical Externship I or Health Law Externship I. (Students must apply online – see the clinical webpage for more details.)

5261 Real Estate Tax - (offered in Fall  2014)
Fed Tax

5397 Reform in Oil Producing States - (offered in Spring  2013)
Introduction to Petroleum Transactions and/or professional experience in the area. See professor to waive in under the latter.

5363 Securities Regulation - (offered in Spring  2013)
Business Organizations is a prerequisite for this course. Every enrolled student must have taken, or be simultaneously taking, the course in Business Organizations.

7327 SEM: Advanced Topics in Copyright Law - (offered in Fall  2013)
Copyright (or Intellectual Property Survey, with permission of instructor)

7297 SEM: Advanced Topics in Family Law - (offered in Spring  2013)
Family Law

7307 SEM: Advanced Topics in Intellectual Property - (offered in Spring  2014)
Patent Law, Copyright Law, or Intellectual Property Survey.

7325 SEM: Civil Rights/Section 1983 - (offered in Spring  2013)
Constitutional Law

7333 SEM: Energy, Law & Policy - (offered in Spring  2014)
“At least two prior EENR courses and the permission of Prof. Weaver. Students writing a thesis should contact Prof. Weaver with their proposed topic area when seeking approval to take the course.”

7340 SEM: Higher Education Law - (offered in Spring  2014)
Not open to 1Ls

7304 SEM: Problems in International Trade & Investment - (offered in Spring  2014)
First year courses.

7397 SEM: Topics in Employment Law - (offered in Spring  2014)
Employment Law, Labor Law or Discrimination Law.

5125 Small Firm Practice Skills - (offered in Summer II  2013)
Student must be planning to graduate Dec. ’13, Spring ’14, or Dec. ’14, and have a minimum 2.33 GPA. Must be available to work normal business hours during the length of the program and must simultaneously be enrolled in both the clinical portion and the classroom component.

5259 State & Local Taxation - (offered in Fall  2013)
Federal Income Tax

5267 Tax Accounting - (offered in Spring  2015)
Federal Income Tax (Law 5359 or Law 5459)

5254 Tax Controversy & Litigation - (offered in Spring  2015)
Federal Income Tax.

5288 Tax Ethics - (offered in Fall  2014)
Federal Income Tax and Professional Responsibility

5293 Tax Fraud & Money Laundering - (offered in Spring  2015)
Federal Income Tax

5297 Tax Policy - (offered in Spring  2015)
Federal Income Taxation

5292 Tax Procedure - (offered in Fall  2014)
Fed Income Tax

5151 Tax Research - (offered in Fall  2014)
Prerequisites: Federal Tax and Corporate Tax recommended; ability to perform on-line searches in Lexis and/or Westlaw. This is an LLM class; JD students may take this course with instructor's permission.

5263 Taxation of Compensation - (offered in Spring  2014)
Federal Income Tax

5266 Taxation of Exempt Organizations - (offered in Spring  2014)
Federal Income Tax (past or concurrent enrollment)

5268 Taxation of Sales & Exchanges - (offered in Spring  2014)
Federal Income Tax or the equivalent course is required as a prerequisite. However, students who have had tax courses in Business School should be able to take the course if they request permission from the instructor or from Prof. O'Brien

5401 Transactional Clinic II - (offered in Fall  2014)
2.5 Grade Point Average

5386 Trial Advocacy - (offered in Spring  2015)
Evidence

7327 WRS: Advanced Topics in Copyright Law - (offered in Fall  2014)
Copyright (or Intellectual Property Survey, with permission of instructor)

7340 WRS: Higher Education Law - (offered in Spring  2015)
Not open to 1Ls

7397 WRS: Local Controls, Land Development, Public Rights, and Private Conservation - (offered in Summer II  2014)
Interested students must contact Professor Bray and get his approval for their proposed topic prior to the first class session. Derrick Gabriel in Student Services will keep a list of approved students.