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Course instructionIn addition to required courses, law students in their second and third years will be able to choose from a variety of elective courses that interest them. The following list is not exhaustive and this dynamic set of electives is expected to change depending upon appropriate factors such as emerging trends and student interest. Elective courses may not be offered each year.

For full course descriptions, please consult the Course Catalog.

  • Accounting for Lawyers, 3 credits (LAW 711)
  • Administrative Law, 3 credits (LAW 715)
  • ADR Representation, 3 credits (LAW 784)
  • Advanced Criminal Procedure, 3 credits (LAW 735)
  • Advanced Evidence Workshop, 2 credits (LAW 835)
  • Advanced Family Law Practice, 3 credits (LAW 774)
  • Advanced Legal Method and Communication, 2 credits (LAW 860)
  • Advanced Legal Research, 2 or 3 credits (LAW 661)
  • Advanced Legal Research: Electronic Research, 1 credit (LAW 662)
  • Advanced Legal Research: North Carolina Legal Materials, 1 credit (LAW 664)
  • Advanced Legal Research: Research for Lawyers in Public Interest and Small Practices, 1 credit (LAW 663)
  • Advanced Trial Practice and Procedure, 2 credits (LAW 782)
  • Agriculture & Food: Law & Policy, 2-3 credits (LAW 831)
  • Antitrust Law, 3 credits (LAW 818)
  • Appellate Practice, 2 credits (LAW 783)
  • Banking Law, 3 credits (LAW 810)
  • Bankruptcy, 3 credits (LAW 811)
  • Bar Exam Foundations, 4 credits (LAW 822)
  • Bar Exam Foundations: MBE, 2 credits (LAW 833)
  • Bar Exam Foundations: NC Distinctions, 2 credits (LAW 835)
  • Business Drafting, 2 credits (LAW 812)
  • Business Fellows Externship Course, 3 credits (LAW 692)
  • Capstone Leadership Project, 1 credit (LAW 755)
  • Children and the Law, 2 credits (LAW 776)
  • Child Protection and the Law, 2 credits (LAW 778)
  • Closely Held Business Enterprises, 3 credits (LAW 826)
  • Commercial Law: Negotiable Instruments, 2 credits (LAW 672)
  • Commercial Law: Sales, 2 credits (LAW 670)
  • Commercial Law: Secured Transactions, 2 credits (LAW 671)
  • Communication Skills for Lawyers, 1 credit (LAW 703)
  • Complex Civil Litigation, 3 credits (LAW 725)
  • Construction Law, 3 credits, (LAW 806)
  • Consumer Protection, 3 credits (LAW 819)
  • Corporate Governance, 2-3 credits (LAW 817)
  • Criminal Pretrial Practice, 3 credits (LAW 803)
  • Criminal Procedure, 2-3 credits (LAW 732)
  • Critical Race Theory, 2 credits (LAW 752)
  • Death Penalty Jurisprudence, 2 credits (LAW 794)
  • Deposition Workshop, 2-3 credits (LAW 783)
  • E-Discovery, 1-2 credits (LAW 789)
  • Elder Law, 3 credits (LAW 779)
  • Elder Law Clinic, 3-6 credits (LAW 764)
  • Election Law, 2 credits (LAW 791)
  • Employment Law, 2-3 credits (LAW 714)
  • Entertainment Law, 2 credits (LAW 842)
  • Entity Taxation, 3 credits (LAW 815)
  • Environmental Law, 3 credits (LAW 841)
  • Estate and Gift Taxation, 2 credits (LAW 771)
  • Estate Planning, 2-3 credits (LAW 772)
  • European Union Law, Introduction to, 2-3 credits (LAW 787)
  • Family Law, 3 credits (LAW 775)
  • Federal Courts, 3 credits (LAW 788)
  • Federal Indian Law, 2 credits (LAW 739)
  • Federal Tax Practice and Procedure, 2 credits (LAW 729)
  • First Amendment, 3 credits (LAW 722)
  • First Amendment: Religion, 2 credits (LAW 754)
  • First Amendment: Speech, 2-3 credits (LAW 757)
  • Gender and the Law, 2 credits (LAW 752)
  • General Externship, 2-3 credits (LAW 690)
  • Guardian Ad Litem Clinic, 4 credits (LAW 758)
  • Health Law, 2 credits (LAW 745) Humanitarian
  • Immigration Law Clinic, 3-6 credits (768)
  • Immigration Law, 3 credits (LAW 740)
  • In-House Corporate Practice, 2 credits (LAW 699)
  • Income Taxation, 3 credits (LAW 712)
  • Independent Study, 1-3 credits (LAW 999 A, B, C)
  • Influence and Responsibility of the Lawyer as a Public Citizen, 3 credits (LAW 704)
  • In-House Counsel Externship, 3 Credits (LAW 691)
  • Insurance Law, 3 credits (LAW 746)
  • Intellectual Property, 3 credits (LAW 716)
  • Intellectual Property (International Arena), 3 credits (LAW 709) I
  • nternational Commercial Arbitration, 2 credits (LAW 744)
  • International Criminal Tribunals and Military Commissions, 2 credits (LAW 828)
  • International Humanitarian Law, 3 credits (LAW 827)
  • International Law: Human Rights, 3 credits (LAW 756)
  • International Law: Private, Conflicts of Law, 3 credits (LAW 748)
  • International Law: Public, 3 credits (LAW 742)
  • International Law: Refugee and Asylum, 2 credits (LAW 743)
  • Internet Law, 3 credits (LAW 747)
  • Judicial Process, 2 credits (LAW 790)
  • Land Use Planning, 3 credits (LAW 807)
  • Law and Humanities, 2 credits (LAW 701)
  • Law Firm Management, 1 credit (LAW 830)
  • Law Review, 1 credit (LAW 996)
  • Leadership Fellows: General Externship, 3 credits (LAW 689)
  • Legislation, 2 credits (LAW 799)
  • Media and Communications Law & Policy, 3 credits (LAW 777)
  • Mergers and Acquisitions, 3 credits (LAW 814)
  • Mediation, 3 credits (LAW 804)
  • Mock Trial Competition, 1-2 credits (LAW 786)
  • Moot Court/Appellate Advocacy Competition, 1-2 credits (LAW 900)
  • Negotiations, 3 credits (LAW 759)
  • Non-Profit Organizations, 2-3 credits (LAW 769)
  • Patent Litigation, 3 credits (LAW 798A)
  • Pretrial Litigation, 3-4 credits (LAW 802)
  • Prisoners’ Rights, 2 credits (LAW 829)
  • Real Estate Transactions, 3 credits (LAW 728)
  • Remedies, 3 credits (LAW 795)
  • Securities Regulation, 3 credits (LAW 713)
  • The Semester in Practice Legal Externship Program, 11 credits for externship component; 2 credits for class component (LAW 860)
  • Small Business and Entrepreneurship Clinic, 3-6 credits (LAW 767)
  • Socio-Legal Perspectives, 3 credits (LAW 702)
  • Sports Law, Issues in, 2 credits (LAW 792)
  • State and Local Government, 2 credits (LAW 793)
  • Street Law, 2 credits (LAW 737)
  • Tax Policy Perspectives, 2 credits (LAW 707)
  • Trade Secrets, 2 credits (LAW 805)
  • Trial Practice and Procedure, 3 credits (LAW 781)
  • Understanding Business Operations, 2 credits (LAW 834)
  • Vis Moot, 2 credits (LAW 870)
  • War Crimes, Genocide and International Law, 3 credits (LAW 827)
  • Wills and Trusts, 3 credits (LAW 770)
  • Wills Drafting Clinic (In-House) for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Greensboro Referrals, 3-6 credits (LAW 773)