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Suggested Areas of Study

From Business Law to Real Estate, our program director will help you develop a custom curriculum to meet your interests and goals. You may also take up to 6 credits in other graduate programs at Western New England. 

Here is a sample program plan with a Business Law focus:

Semester 1 Introduction to Law (1 Credit)
Business Organizations (3 Credits)
Income Tax I (3 Credits)
Semester 2 Contracts (4 Credits)
Property (4 Credits)
Semester 3 Taxation of business Entities (3 Credits)
Labor and Employment (3 Credits)
Semester 4 Sales (3 Credits)

Suggested areas of study and corresponding courses

Business Law

Contracts
Property
Business Organizations
Income Tax I
Advanced Torts: Business Torts
Analytical Methods for Lawyers
Antitrust
Bankruptcy
Closely Held Businesses
Consumer Protection
Contract Drafting
Copyright Law
Corporate Social Responsibility
Corporate Tax
Employment Discrimination
Employment Law
Entertainment Law
Federal Tax Practice & Procedure
Gaming Law
Income Tax II
International Business Transactions
Labor Law
Labor Law Arbitration
Land Finance and Transfer
Landlord & Tenant
Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship
Licensing of Intellectual Property
Negotiation, Mediation and Arbitration
Non-Profit Law
Patent Law
Sales
Secured Transactions
Securities Litigation
Trademark Law
Transactional Lawyering Seminar
Uniform Commercial Code Survey
White Collar Crime

Criminal Law

Constitutional Law
Criminal Law
Evidence
Criminal Procedure: Investigation
Criminal Procedure: Adjudication
Advanced Topics in Evidence
Post Conviction Rights and Procedures
Juvenile Justice
Law and Terrorism
International Criminal Law
Forensic Evidence
Domestic Violence
Criminal Pretrial-Practice
White Collar Crime
Civil Rights Police Misconduct
Cybercrime and Digital Evidence

Estate Planning

Property
Income Tax I
Estate & Gift Tax
Trusts & Estates
Bankruptcy                                                                                                                               
Business & Estate Planning                                                                                                       
Business Planning                                                                                                                   
Corporate Tax    
Elder Law                     
Federal Litigation: Pension Rights
Federal Tax Practice & Procedure
Income Tax II                                                                                                                      
Non-profit Law                                                                                                    
Payment Systems                                                                                                             
Sales 
Secured Transactions
UCC Survey Course

Gender and Sexuality Studies

Constitutional Law
Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity & the Law
Gender & the Law
Assisted Reproductive Technologies
Civil Rights
Comparative Constitutional Law
Critical Race Theory
Domestic Violence
Employment Discrimination
Family Law
Gender & the Law
Genetics & the Law
Jurisprudence
Law & Social Change
Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity & the Law
Title IX: Sex Discrimination & Education

International and Comparative Law

Constitutional Law
International Law
Comparative Constitutional Law
Conflict of Laws
Immigration Law
International Business Transactions
International Criminal Justice
International Human Rights
Law and Terrorism
National Security & Government Accountability

Public Interest Law

Administrative Law
Constitutional Law
Access to Justice
Bioethics
Civil Rights
Comparative Constitutional Law
Consumer Protection
Constitutional History
Critical Race Theory
Domestic Violence
Employment Discrimination
Federal Courts and Jurisdiction
First Amendment Rights
Immigration Law
International Human Rights
Interviewing, Counseling & Negotiation
Jurisprudence
Juvenile Justice
Law and Social Change
Labor Law
Land Use
Landlord & Tenant
Law and Terrorism
Legislation
National Security & Government Accountability
Non-Profit Law
Remedies: Injunctions
Representing Children
Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and the Law

Real Estate Law

Property Law
Real Estate Finance
Income Tax I
Income Tax II
Land Use Planning or Conveyancing
Bankruptcy
Conveyancing
Landlord Tenant
Estate Planning
Real Estate Development
Secured Transactions
Environmental Law
Land Use Planning