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Academic Standards and Related Procedures - LLM

URL: https://libguides.law.ucla.edu/academicstandardsllm

Curricular Specializations

  1. International and Comparative Law -  For academic and course requirements, please visit the Program website.
  2. Media, Entertainment, and Technology Law and Policy - For academic and course requirements, visit the Program website.
  3. Business Law - Students who wish to specialize in Business Law may choose from the following four tracks: Bankruptcy, Business Law, Securities Regulation, or Tax. For academic and course requirements, visit the Program website.
  4. Public Interest Law and Policy - For admission information and academic and course requirements, visit the Program website.
  5. Law and Sexuality - For admission information and academic and course requirements, visit the Program website.
  6. Critical Race Studies - For admission information and academic and course requirements, visit the Program website.
  7. Human Rights - For admission information and academic and course requirements, visit the Program website.
  8. Environmental Law - For admission information and academic and course requirements, visit the Program website.
  9. Law and Philosophy - For admission information and academic and course requirements, visit the Program website.
  10. Individualized Specializations - With the approval of the Graduate Studies Committee, students may develop their own specializations.  Students may not, however, create an individualized specialization that is substantially similar to an existing specialization.  Students interested in this option should first contact the Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies and International Student Programs.
  11. Modifications to Specialization Requirements - Under most circumstances, modifications to specialization course requirements are not permitted. However, if a student has previously taken a required specialization course at an American law school, he or she may substitute another appropriate course in its place, subject to approval of the faculty committee overseeing that specialization.