LLM in Energy Law Degree Requirements, 2014-2015

30 Credits

Required Courses

All of the following courses:
Course Code Course Title Credits
ENV5226 Energy Law & Policy in a Carbon-Constrained World 3
ENV5228 Energy Regulation, Markets and the Environment 3
ENV5105 Administrative Law 3
LLM9606 LLM Graduate Seminar 3

Project/Writing Requirement

May choose one of the following courses:
Course Code Course Title Credits
ENV5303 Advanced Energy Writing Seminar 2
  LLM thesis (6) or research project on an energy topic 2-6
  LLM externship in energy law 4-10
  Participation in the Institute for Energy and the Environment's research associate program  

Energy Elective Courses

At least four (4) credits from the following list of energy elective courses:
Course Code Course Title Credits
ENV5498 America's Energy Crisis 2
ENV5476 Nuclear Power and Public Policy 2
ENV5468 Oil and Gas Production and the Environment 2
ENV5490 Renewable Energy and Other Alternative Fuels 2
ENV5550 Renewable Energy Project Finance & Development 2
ENV5510 Essentials of the Electric Grid - Engineering 1
ENV5511 Essentials of the Electric Grid - Business 1
ENV5512 Essentials of the Electric Grid - Legal 1

General Elective Courses

At least nine (9) credits from the following list of general elective courses:
Course Code Course Title Credits
ENV5205 Air Pollution Law & Policy 3
ENV5209 CERCLA Law & Policy 3
ENV5365 Climate Change: The Power of Taxes 2
BUS6226 Corporate Finance: Mergers & Acquisitions 3
BUS6235 Corporations 4
ENV5125 Land Use Regulation 3
PUB7550 National Security Law 3


Remaining electives may be chosen from the courses and experiential options listed above and from the following list of approved courses.

 

 

 

Elective Courses

Course Code Course Title Credits
ADR6405 Arbitration 2
ADR6410 Alternative Dispute Resolution 3
ADR6412 Mediation 2
ADR6415 Environmental Dispute Resolution 3
ADR6420 Negotiation 2
ADR6425 Interviewing, Counseling and Negotiation (JD students only) 3
ADR6450 Advanced Dispute Resolution Writing Seminar 2
BUS6262 Social Enterprise Law 2
BUS6305 Nonprofit Organizations 3
BUS6350 Nonprofit Management 2
CLI9302 Environmental & Natural Resources Law Clinic (JD or LLM students only) 6
CLI9405 Dispute Resolution Clinic I 4
CLI9450 Land Use Clinic (JD or LLM students only) 6
DIV7620 Native Americans & the Law 3
DIV7628 Indian Tribes as Government Stewards of the Environment 2
ENV5570 Feeding a Hot and Hungry Planet 2
ENV5105 Administrative Law 3
ENV5110 Ecology of Food & Agriculture 3
ENV5112 Science for Environmental Law 3
ENV5115 Environmental Law 3
ENV5125 Land Use Regulation 3
ENV5205 Air Pollution Law and Policy 3
ENV5209 CERCLA Law & Policy 3
ENV5212 Climate Change & the Law 3
ENV5220 Environmental Economics & Markets 3
ENV5226 Energy Law & Policy in a Carbon-Constrained World 3
ENV5227 Environmentalism in America 3
ENV5228 Energy Regulation and the Environment 3
ENV5235 Natural Resources Law 3
ENV5239 Land Transactions & Finance 3
ENV5245 Water Resources Law 3
ENV5246 Water Quality 3
ENV5250 Watershed Management and Protection 3
ENV5302 Animal Law 2
ENV5303 Advanced Energy Writing Seminar 2
ENV5304 Comparative Environmental Law Research 2
ENV5305 Environmental Ethics 2
ENV5310 Environmental Health Law 2
ENV5335 Extinction & Climate Change 2
ENV5342 Legal Adaptations to Global Warming 2
ENV5346 New Frontiers in Environmental Policies 2
ENV5349 Regulating the Marine Environment 2
ENV5356 Scientific Controversies 2
ENV5365 Climate Change: the Power of Taxes 2
ENV5380 Food Regulation & Policy 3
ENV5404 Green Marketing Law 2
ENV5405 Ecosystem Conservation Strategies 2
ENV5406 Animal Rights Jurisprudence 2
ENV5423 Ocean and Coastal Law 3
ENV5430 Ecology 3
ENV5446 Environmental Justice 2
ENV5462 Public Lands Management: Montana Field Study 3
ENV5468 Oil and Gas Production and the Environment 2
ENV5474 Land Conservation Law 2
ENV5476 Nuclear Power and Public Policy 2
ENV5490 Renewable Energy and Other Alternative Fuels 2
ENV5498 America's Energy Crisis 2
ENV5500 Environmental Aspects of Business Transactions 2
ENV5510 Three Essentials of the Electric Grid 1
ENV5521 Earth Law 2
ENV5540 Public Health Implications of U.S. Ag & Food Policy 2
ENV5560 Environmental Protection & the Law of Armed Conflict 2
ENV5561 Environmental Enforcement and Compliance 2
GPP7819 GPP: Environmental Issues in Business Transactions (JD students only) 2
INT7421 International Environmental Law and Policy 3
INT7440 Comparative U.S.-China Environmental Law 2
INT7446 International Trade and the Environment 2
JUR7307 Culture & the Environment 2
JUR7330 Moral Philosophy for Professionals 2
PUB7510 Legislation 3
PUB7525 Legislative Clinic 6
INT7450 International Investment Arbitration & the Environment 6
WRI7344 Advanced Legal Research (JD or LLM students only) 3
WRI7380 Advanced Environmental Legal Research 1

 

 

 

NoteThis page is offered as a quick, simplified glance of a complex topic. Please consult the Academic Regulations section of the 2014-2015 Student Handbook for full and official degree requirements.