Prerequisites (Courses from past 2 years)

5241 Advanced Finance Transaction Drafting - (offered in Fall  2017)
Secured Financing and Business Organization

5271 Advanced Negotiation - (offered in Spring  2019)
Legal Negotiation, participation in the ABA Negotiation Competition, or participation in the ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition.

5242 Advanced Spanish for Lawyers - (offered in Fall  2017)
Fluent in Spanish

5309 Advanced Trial Advocacy - (offered in Spring  2019)
Trial Advocacy

6203 Bankruptcy Tax - (offered in Spring  2019)
Federal Income Tax

7334 Brainstorming to Bankrolling: Beyond The Classroom - (offered in Spring  2019)
The prerequisite for this course is graduate standing.

5353 Business Planning - (offered in Spring  2019)
LAW 5459 (Federal Income Tax) and LAW 5421 (Business Organizations).

5420 Civil Practice Clinic I - (offered in Spring  2019)
- Completion of 45 hours. Good Academic Standing.

5417 Civil Practice Clinic II - (offered in Spring  2019)
- Completion of Civil Practice Clinic I. Good academic standing.

5323 Conflict of Laws - (offered in Fall  2018)
First-year Procedure course, or its equivalent. Foreign LLM students who have taken Intro to American Law will satisfy this prerequisite.

6349 Consumer Law Clinic - (offered in Spring  2019)
- Good academic standing.

5352 Corporate Tax - (offered in Spring  2019)
Prerequisite: Federal Income Taxation

5300 Criminal Defense Clinic - (offered in Spring  2019)
- Evidence, good academic standing and completion of 45 credits.

5397 Criminal Defense Clinic II - (offered in Spring  2017)
- Evidence, good academic standing and completion of 45 credits.

5397 Criminal Evidence - (offered in Spring  2019)
Evidence, AND either Criminal Procedure: The Investigation Process or Texas Criminal Procedure. You may register if you are taking any of the prerequisites simultaneously.

5422 Criminal Practice Externship - (offered in Spring  2017)
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  2019)
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  2019)
Completion of Business Organizations or Corporations

6223 Drafting & Negotiating Int'l Oil & Gas Agreements - (offered in Spring  2017)
You must meet at least one of the following three prerequisites: (1) be enrolled as an EENR LL.M. student, (2) have taken International Petroleum Transactions, or (3) have significant oil and gas industry experience. If you meet number one and/or number two, please contact Derrick Gabriel at DGabriel@Central.UH.edu to register for the class. If you are relying on number 3--having significant oil and gas industry experience--please contact Professor Nadorff at norman@nadorff-law.com

6324 Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic I - (offered in Spring  2019)
- Good academic standing.

6324 Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic I (formerly known as Transactional Clinic I) - (offered in Summer I  2017)
- Good academic standing. Federal Income Tax and Business Organizations are highly recommended.

5114 Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic II - (offered in Spring  2019)
- Yes - Good academic standing and completion of Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic I.

5395 Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic II (formerly known as Transactional Clinic II) - (offered in Summer I  2017)
- 2.5 Grade Point Average and completion of Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic I.

5354 Environmental Law Practicum - (offered in Spring  2017)
Students must have already taken Environmental Law, a similar class (such as Environmental Law in the Oil & Gas Industry), 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.

5368 Estate Planning - (offered in Spring  2019)
Federal Income Tax and Trusts and Wills are prerequisites for this course or Trusts and Wills can be taken concurrently.

5361 Financial Statement Analysis and Business Practices for Lawyers - (offered in Spring  2019)
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.

5500 Government and Nonprofit Externship I - (offered in Spring  2019)
- Completion of 30 hours, good academic standing, no honor code violations, and the Externship Directorís approval. The ED will review the online applications and then email each student regarding his/her application status.

5603 Government and Nonprofit Externship II - (offered in Spring  2019)
- Satisfactory completion of Externship I, good academic standing, no honor code violations, and approval of instructor.

5297 Health Legislation & Advocacy II - (offered in Spring  2017)
Health Legislation & Advocacy I

5397 Health Transactions - (offered in Spring  2019)
6365 The U.S. Health System: An Introduction to Managed Care, Transactions, and Policy

5405 Immigration Clinic I - (offered in Spring  2019)
Good academic standing.

5205 Immigration Clinic II - (offered in Spring  2019)
- Completion of immigration Practice Clinic I. Good academic standing.

5265 Income Taxation of Trusts & Estates - (offered in Spring  2017)
Federal Income Tax

6213 Innocence Investigations - (offered in Spring  2019)
Completion of Criminal Law and Constitutional Law

5273 International Intellectual Property - (offered in Spring  2019)
IP Survey, or two of Copyright/Patent/Trade Secret, or permission of instructor.

5387 International Tax - (offered in Spring  2019)
Federal Income Tax is a prerequisite for enrollment in this course.

5228 Judicial Externship I - (offered in Spring  2019)
- Completion of 30 hours, good academic standing, no honor code violations, and the Externship Directorís approval. The ED will review the online applications and then email each student regarding his/her application status.

5229 Judicial Externship II - (offered in Spring  2019)
- Completion of 30 hours and Judicial Externship I, good academic standing, no honor code violations, and the Externship Directorís approval. The ED will review the online applications and then email each student regarding his/her application status.

5197 Landlord/Tenant Law Lab - (offered in Fall  2018)
Simultaneously enrolled in 5318 - Landlord & Tenant

5397 Law Office Management: Advanced Legal Marketing and Ethics (Distance Learning-Hybrid) - (offered in Fall  2017)
To be considered for this class, you must have taken Law Office Management: How to Make Money as a Lawyer.

5283 Mediation Externship - (offered in Spring  2019)
- Completion of Student Mediation Training, and Professor approval.

5183 Mediation Process - (offered in Spring  2019)
- Completion of Student Mediation Training, and Professor approval. Good Academic Standing, and enrollment in the Mediation Clinic.

5297 Offshore Energy Development - (offered in Spring  2019)
Oil & Gas Law

5287 Offshore Leasing and Operations - (offered in Spring  2017)
Oil & Gas Law

5397 Oil & Gas Tax - (offered in Spring  2017)
Federal Income Tax

5291 Partnership Tax - (offered in Fall  2018)
Fed Tax

6205 Patent Prosecution - (offered in Spring  2019)
Either Patent Law or IP Survey in a prior semester or in the same semester as this course; or permission of the instructors

5223 Post Mortem Estate Planning - (offered in Spring  2018)
Federal Income Tax and Trusts and Wills

5227 Procedure of Patent Litigation - (offered in Spring  2019)
Patent Law, OR Patent Remedies & Defenses

5261 Real Estate Tax - (offered in Fall  2018)
Fed Tax

5102 Records Sealing and Expunction II - (offered in Spring  2019)
Students must have completed Records Sealing and Expunction I.

5277 Records Sealing and Expunction I - (offered in Spring  2019)
Student must be in good academic standing and must obtain permission from the instructor.

5297 Representing Energy Borrowers - (offered in Spring  2017)
Secured Financing

5284 Spanish for Lawyers - (offered in Fall  2018)
Students will be required to take a short online proficiency exam prior to the registration. Professor approval will be required for registration. Please submit the questionnaire. https://uhlc.wufoo.com/forms/zmtvca01bk338o/

5284 Spanish for Lawyers I - (offered in Spring  2018)
Students will be required to take a short online proficiency exam prior to the registration. Professor approval will be required for registration. Please submit the questionnaire. https://uhlc.wufoo.com/forms/zmtvca01bk338o/

5259 State & Local Taxation - (offered in Fall  2017)
Federal Income Tax

5497 Street Law II - (offered in Spring  2019)
Street Law I

5267 Tax Accounting - (offered in Spring  2018)
Federal Income Tax (Law 5359 or Law 5459)

5254 Tax Controversy & Litigation - (offered in Spring  2019)
Federal Income Tax.

5288 Tax Ethics - (offered in Fall  2018)
Federal Income Tax and Professional Responsibility

5293 Tax Fraud & Money Laundering - (offered in Spring  2019)
Federal Income Tax

6373 Tax Policy - (offered in Spring  2019)
Federal Income Taxation

5292 Tax Procedure - (offered in Fall  2018)
Fed Income Tax

5151 Tax Research - (offered in Fall  2018)
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  2019)
Federal Income Tax

5266 Taxation of Exempt Organizations - (offered in Spring  2018)
Federal Income Tax (past or concurrent enrollment)

5348 Texas Consumer Law - (offered in Spring  2019)
- Good academic standing.

6365 The U.S. Health System: An Introduction to Managed Care, Transactions, and Policy - (offered in Fall  2018)
This course will be a prerequisite for enrollment in Health Transactions (offered spring 2018).

5386 Trial Advocacy - (offered in Spring  2019)
Evidence

7397 WRC: Health Transactions - (offered in Spring  2018)
6365 The U.S. Health System: An Introduction to Managed Care, Transactions, and Policy

7327 WRS: Advanced Topics in Copyright Law - (offered in Spring  2019)
Copyright (or Intellectual Property Survey, with permission of instructor)

7201 WRS: Advanced Topics in Family Law - (offered in Spring  2018)
Family Law

7307 WRS: Advanced Topics in Intellectual Property - (offered in Spring  2019)
Patent Law, or Patent Remedies & Defenses, or Trademark Law, or Intellectual Property Survey.

7340 WRS: Higher Education Law - (offered in Fall  2018)
Not open to 1Ls

7397 WRS: Immigration Law & Business - (offered in Spring  2019)
Immigration Law or instructor approval. This will be a paper course with a paper requirement; with instructor approval, it will satisfy writing requirement.