Elective Prerequisites for Juris Doctor

Students may generally schedule elective courses at any time in the second or third year (consistent with their required schedule); however, certain electives may be taken only after satisfactory completion of a prerequisite course.

Elective Prerequisite
Advanced Criminal Procedure Criminal Procedure
Texas Criminal Practice & Procedure  
White Collar Crime  

Advanced Family Law Family Law

Advanced Oil & Gas Oil & Gas

Business Law Bootcamp Business Organizations 1
Business Organizations 2  
Business Planning & Drafting  
Business Transactions: Debt Financing  
Business Transactions: Mergers & Acquisitions Planning & Development  
Business Transactions: Venture Capital  
In-House Counsel Externship Program  
Securities Regulation  
Transactional Entrepreneurship Clinic  
Transactional Law Practice Lab  

Civil Rights Actions (Constitutional Law: Free Speech Recommended) Constitutional Law: Individual Liberties
Constitutional Law: Free Speech  
Separation of Church and State (Constitutional Law: Free Speech Recommended)  

Copyright Law (Intellectual Property Recommended) Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property Clinic  
Intellectual Property Litigation (take with PC3)  
Trademark Practice & Disputes  

Estate Planning Trusts and Estates
Family Law Advocacy & Procedure  
Wealth Transfers  

Healthcare Fraud & Abuse  Healthcare Law
(may be taken concurrently)  

Intellectual Property Clinic        Patent Practice & Disputes or
  Trademark Practice & Disputes
  depending on clinic student
  will participate in.

Intellectual Property Litigation    Patent Practice & Disputes
Patent Practice & Disputes Patent Law

Taxation of Business Entities Taxation & Accounting
Taxation of Individual & Family Business Principles for Lawyers

Trial Advocacy: Advanced Disc. Mgmt.    Practice Court 1
Trial Advocacy: Advanced Trial Preparation  
 

The following capstones must be preceded by these courses:

Administration of Estates Capstone Administration of Estates
  Trust & Estates

Business Planning Capstone        Business Organizations 1
  Business Organizations 2
  Business Planning & Drafting
  Securities Regulation
  Taxation of Individuals & Family
  Businesses Taxation of Business Entities

Intellectual Property Capstone  Copyright Law
  E-Commerce Law
  Intellectual Property
  Patent Law
  Trademark Practice & Disputes
   

Patent Litigation Capstone Practice Court 1

Wealth Transfers Capstone Trust & Estates
  Wealth Transfers