Business and Transactional Law, Graduate Certificate

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Overall GPA - Combined and OU: 8.00


Minimum Total Hours: 22

Program Code: G024

The Business and Transactional Law Graduate Certificate is suited for students who wish to enter a transactional and business counseling practice. Required and elective business law classes are the backbone of this program, which also includes training in business drafting and writing.

Certificate Requirements

Full-time JD degree-candidate OU Law students are eligible to receive the certificate at graduation conditioned upon the successful completion of the requirements outlined below.

Section A

  • At least 17 credit hours must be chosen from Section A.
Core
LAW 5434Business Associations3-4
or LAW 5433 Corporations
Guided Electives
Choose at least one of the following regulation of business courses:3
Antitrust Law
Business Tax
Federal Securities Regulation
Choose at least two of the following business courses (excluding any course chosen to satisfy another requirement):2-4
Choose at least one of the following experiential courses:2-3
Choose at least one of the following related courses from the J.D. menu classes:2-4
Total Credit Hours17-18

Section B1

Students must earn a grade of B or higher in each of the following business courses. The credit earned in these courses cannot be counted toward the 90 hours required for the J.D.

B AD 5001Quantitative Methods and Modeling I1
ACCT 5202Financial Accounting2
MGT 5702Organizational Behavior2
Total Credit Hours5

Business Courses1 

LAW 5703Antitrust Law3
LAW 5410Bankruptcy4
LAW 6820Business Tax3
LAW 5712Corporate Drafting2
LAW 5720Corporate Finance2-3
LAW 5753Federal Securities Regulation3
LAW 6213Intellectual Property Survey3
LAW 6040International Business Transactions2-3
LAW 5763Mergers and Acquisitions3
LAW 5740Payment Systems2-3
LAW 6570Real Estate Transactions2-3
LAW 5750Secured Transactions3
LAW 5713Transactional Law Practicum I: Business Combinations3
LAW 5743Transactional Law Practicum II: Law of Innovation3
LAW 5733Unincorporated Business Entities3
LAW 6100Selected Legal Problems (International Business & Human Rights)3
LAW 6100Selected Legal Problems (Nonprofit Organizations)3

Experiential Courses

LAW 5713Transactional Law Practicum I: Business Combinations3
LAW 5743Transactional Law Practicum II: Law of Innovation3
LAW 5712Corporate Drafting2
LAW 6400Selected Legal Problems of Applied Nature (Externship- 3-12 hours which has been pre-approved by the Director of Externships and the Associate Dean of Academics for the Certificate)3

J.D. Menu Classes

LAW 5410Bankruptcy4
LAW 5463Income Taxation of Individuals3
LAW 6570Real Estate Transactions3
LAW 5750Secured Transactions3