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Prerequisites (Courses from past 2 years)

5271 Advanced Negotiation - (offered in Spring  2020)
Legal Negotiation, participation in the ABA Negotiation Competition, or participation in the ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition.

5309 Advanced Trial Advocacy - (offered in Spring  2020)
Trial Advocacy

6203 Bankruptcy Tax - (offered in Spring  2020)
Federal Income Tax

7334 Brainstorming to Bankrolling: Beyond The Classroom - (offered in Fall  2020)
The prerequisite for this course is graduate standing.

5353 Business Planning - (offered in Spring  2020)
LAW 5459 (Federal Income Tax) and LAW 5421 (Business Organizations).

5420 Civil Practice Clinic I - (offered in Fall  2020)
- Completion of 45 hours. Good Academic Standing.

5417 Civil Practice Clinic II - (offered in Fall  2020)
- Completion of Civil Practice Clinic I. Good academic standing.

5323 Conflict of Laws - (offered in Fall  2020)
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 Fall  2020)
- Completion of 45 credit hours - Good academic standing

5397 Consumer Law Clinic II - (offered in Fall  2020)
- Completion of 45 credit hours - Good academic standing

5397 Contract Drafting - (offered in Fall  2020)
1L Contracts. (We will review key contract-law doctrines along the way.) A business background is helpful but not required — all necessary business information will be covered in class and/or in reading materials.

5352 Corporate Tax - (offered in Spring  2020)
Prerequisite: Federal Income Taxation

5300 Criminal Defense Clinic - (offered in Fall  2020)
- 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.

6240 Death Penalty Clinic - (offered in Fall  2020)
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  2020)
Completion of Business Organizations or Corporations

5197 Employment Discrimination Lab - (offered in Spring  2020)
Simultaneously enrolled in 5362-17730 - Employment Discrimination – Spring 2020

6324 Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic I - (offered in Fall  2020)
Good academic standing.

5401 Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic II - (offered in Fall  2020)
Good academic standing and completion of Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic I.

5368 Estate Planning - (offered in Fall  2020)
Federal Income Tax and Trusts & Wills (unless, due to extraordinary circumstances, special permission from the professor is obtained in advance)

5397 Family Law Practice and Drafting - (offered in Spring  2020)
Family Law

5297 Financial Products Taxation - (offered in Spring  2020)
Federal Income Tax

5361 Financial Statement Analysis and Business Practices for Lawyers - (offered in Fall  2020)
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.

6300 Government and Nonprofit Externship I - (offered in Fall  2020)
- 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.

6500 Government and Nonprofit Externship II - (offered in Fall  2020)
- Satisfactory completion of Externship I, good academic standing, no honor code violations, and approval of instructor.

5397 Health Transactions - (offered in Spring  2020)
6365 The U.S. Health System: An Introduction to Managed Care, Transactions, and Policy

5405 Immigration Clinic I - (offered in Fall  2020)
- Good academic standing.

5414 Immigration Clinic II - (offered in Fall  2020)
- Completion of immigration Practice Clinic I. Good academic standing.

6213 Innocence Investigations - (offered in Fall  2020)
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  2020)
Federal Income Tax is a prerequisite for enrollment in this course.

5297 IP for Tech Startups I (IPTS) - (offered in Fall  2020)
Intellectual Property Survey or one patent course in a prior semester; qualifying patent courses are: Patent Law; Patent Remedies and Defenses; Patent Prosecution; or Procedure of Patent Litigation. Permission of the instructor can also meet the prerequisite, but such permission will be based on a significant prior background in patent law, such as a JD student who is a patent agent but has not

5600 Judicial Externship I - (offered in Fall  2020)
- 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.

5601 Judicial Externship II - (offered in Fall  2020)
- Completion of 30 hours and Judicial Externship 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.

6313 Master Thesis - Energy - (offered in Fall  2020)
: LL.M. student or joint J.D./LL.M. student and approval of your LL.M. course selection advisor.

6314 Master Thesis - Health - (offered in Fall  2020)
LL.M. student or joint J.D./LL.M. student and approval of your LL.M. course selection advisor.

6311 Master Thesis - Intellectual Property - (offered in Fall  2020)
LL.M. student or joint J.D./LL.M. student and approval of your LL.M. course selection advisor.

6309 Master Thesis - International - (offered in Fall  2020)
LL.M. student or joint J.D./LL.M. student and approval of your LL.M. course selection advisor.

6312 Master Thesis - Tax - (offered in Fall  2020)
LL.M. student or joint J.D./LL.M. student and approval of your LL.M. course selection advisor.

5283 Mediation Externship - (offered in Fall  2020)
- Completion of Student Mediation Training, and Professor approval.

5183 Mediation Process - (offered in Fall  2020)
- Completion of Student Mediation Training, and Professor approval. Good Academic Standing, and enrollment in the Mediation Clinic.

5497 Military Justice Clinic - (offered in Fall  2020)
Completed or concurrently enrolled in Evidence

5297 Offshore Energy Development - (offered in Spring  2020)
Oil & Gas Law

5291 Partnership Tax - (offered in Fall  2020)
Fed Tax

6205 Patent Prosecution - (offered in Spring  2020)
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  2020)
Federal Income Tax

5227 Procedure of Patent Litigation - (offered in Spring  2020)
Patent Law, OR Patent Remedies & Defenses

5261 Real Estate Tax - (offered in Fall  2020)
Fed Tax

5102 Records Sealing and Expunction II - (offered in Spring  2020)
Students must have completed Records Sealing and Expunction I.

5277 Records Sealing and Expunction I - (offered in Spring  2020)
Student must be in good academic standing and must obtain permission from the instructor.

5294 Representing Energy Borrowers - (offered in Spring  2020)
Secured Financing

5259 State & Local Taxation - (offered in Fall  2019)
Federal Income Tax

5497 Street Law II - (offered in Spring  2020)
Street Law I

5267 Tax Accounting - (offered in Fall  2020)
Federal Income Tax (Law 5359 or Law 5459)

5254 Tax Controversy & Litigation - (offered in Spring  2020)
Federal Income Tax.

5288 Tax Ethics - (offered in Fall  2020)
Federal Income Tax and Professional Responsibility

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

6373 Tax Policy - (offered in Spring  2020)
Federal Income Taxation

5292 Tax Procedure - (offered in Fall  2020)
Fed Income Tax

5151 Tax Research - (offered in Fall  2020)
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  2020)
Federal Income Tax (past or concurrent enrollment)

5348 Texas Consumer Law - (offered in Fall  2020)
Good academic standing.

6365 The U.S. Health System: An Introduction to Managed Care, Transactions, and Policy - (offered in Fall  2020)
This course will be a prerequisite for enrollment in Health Transactions.

5386 Trial Advocacy - (offered in Fall  2020)
Evidence

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

7397 WRS: Advanced Topics in Family Law - (offered in Fall  2020)
Family Law

7307 WRS: Advanced Topics in Intellectual Property - (offered in Spring  2020)
Patent Law, or Patent Remedies & Defenses, or Trademark Law, or Intellectual Property Survey , or copyright law.

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.