International Law

The following are requirements for the International Law concentration:

General
To complete the concentration a student must satisfy the required courses, earn an additional nine credit hours or more in courses approved as part of the concentration, and satisfy the research writing requirement.

Required Courses
Students in theInternational Law concentration must satisfactorily complete one course from among the basic courses in each of three curricular groups: Public International Law, International Business Law, and Comparative Law. The Basic Courses shall be those approved as such by the full-time faculty teaching in the concentration.

Additional Distribution Requirement
A student must satisfactorily complete an additional nine credit hours or more in courses approved as part of the concentration. The full-time faculty teaching in the concentration, in consultation with the dean or his/her delegate, shall approve such courses for each academic year.

Research Requirement
A student must satisfactorily complete a substantial research and writing experience within the concentration. This requirement may be satisfied by: (a) Completing an approved Senior Research Project on a topic in international law. However, senior research may count for no more than four of the nine hour additional course requirement within the concentration. (b) Completing a 2- or 3-draft paper, or equivalent research project, in a seminar or course approved as part of the concentration.

Concentration Requirements
Concentration Checklist (pdf)

Program Director: Jide Nzelibe