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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)
  • Advanced Civil Procedure, 3 credits (LAW 785)
  • 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 Torts, 3 credits (LAW ___)
  • Advanced Trial Practice and Procedure, 2 credits (LAW 782)
  • Advocacy Fellows Externship, 3 credits (LAW 693)
  • 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, MEE, 2 credits (LAW 835)
  • Bar Exam Foundations, Multistate Performance Test, 2 credits (LAW 832)
  • Bar Exam Foundations: NC Distinctions, 2 credits (LAW 835)
  • Bar Exam Foundations: Selected Topics Intensive Study, 2 credits (LAW 831)
  • Business Drafting, 2 credits (LAW 812)
  • Business Fellows Externship Course, 3 credits (LAW 692)
  • Business Strategy: Communication and Negotiation, 2 credits (LAW 838)
  • Capstone Leadership Project, 1 credit (LAW 755)
  • Children and the Law, 2 credits (LAW 776)
  • Child Protection and the Law, 2 credits (LAW 778)
  • Civil Pretrial Litigation: Discovery, 2-3 credits (LAW 847)
  • Civil Pretrial Litigation: Pleadings, 2 credits (LAW 852)
  • Client Interviewing and Counseling, 2 credits (LAW 839)
  • 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)
  • Conflict of Laws, 3 credits (LAW 848)
  • Constitutional Litigation, 2 credits (LAW 851)
  • Construction Law, 3 credits, (LAW 806)
  • Consumer Protection, 3 credits (LAW 819)
  • Constitutional Law Appellate Advocacy Clinic, 4 credits (LAW 849)
  • Copyright Law, 2-3 credits (LAW 763)
  • 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)
  • Employment Discrimination, 3 credits (LAW 823)
  • 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)
  • Environmental Justice and Policy, 3 credits (LAW 853)
  • Estate and Gift Taxation, 2 credits (LAW 771)
  • Estate Planning, 2-3 credits (LAW 772)
  • Family Law, 3 credits (LAW 775)
  • Federal Courts, 3 credits (LAW 788)
  • 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)
  • General Externship, 2-3 credits (LAW 690)
  • Guardian Ad Litem Clinic, 4 credits (LAW 758)
  • Health Care Organization and Finance, 2-3 credits (LAW 723)
  • Health Law, 2 credits (LAW 745) Humanitarian
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • International Business Law, 3 credits (LAW 741)
  • 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 Public Law, 2 credits (LAW 837)
  • International Law: Refugee and Asylum, 2 credits (LAW 743)
  • Internet Law, 3 credits (LAW 747)
  • Judicial Process, 2 credits (LAW 790)
  • Labor Law, 3 credits (LAW 702)
  • Land Use Planning, 3 credits (LAW 807)
  • Law Firm Management, 1 credit (LAW 830)
  • Law Review, 1 credit (LAW 996)
  • Leadership Fellows: General Externship, 3 credits (LAW 689)
  • Mastering Legal Analysis, 1-3 credits (LAW 683)
  • Mergers and Acquisitions, 3 credits (LAW 814)
  • Mediation, 3 credits (LAW 804)
  • Military Justice, 3 credits (LAW 706)
  • Mock Trial Competition, 1-2 credits (LAW 786)
  • Moot Court/Appellate Advocacy Competition, 1-2 credits (LAW 900)
  • Negotiations, 3 credits (LAW 759)
  • Patent Law, 3 credits (LAW 798A)
  • Pretrial Litigation, 3-4 credits (LAW 802)
  • Prisoners’ Rights, 2 credits (LAW 829)
  • Privacy Law, 2-3 credits (LAW 846)
  • Real Estate Transactions, 3 credits (LAW 728)
  • Remedies, 3 credits (LAW 795)
  • Securities Regulation, 3 credits (LAW 713)
  • Small Business and Entrepreneurship Clinic, 3-6 credits (LAW 767)
  • Sports Law, Issues in, 2 credits (LAW 792)
  • State and Local Government, 2 credits (LAW 793)
  • Trade Secrets, 2 credits (LAW 805)
  • Trial Practice and Procedure, 3 credits (LAW 781)
  • Understanding Business Operations, 2 credits (LAW 834)
  • 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)