Master of Jurisprudence –
Natural Resource Law Concentration
The Natural Resource Law Concentration is just one of your options. See the main Master of Jurisprudence page for details about the overall program and other available options.
M.Jur. National Resource Law Concentration
The St. Mary’s M.Jur. in Natural Resource Law provides such professionals with a program that will position them to better navigate these regulations regarding air, wind, light, water, soil, land, underground minerals and oil.
- Property rights
- Water resources
- Wildlife management
“As the Texas Supreme Court recently noted, James Michener may well be right: ‘Water, not oil, is the lifeblood of Texas . . .’ But together, oil and gas are its muscle . . .”
Natural Resource Law Concentration Curriculum
|Required Courses||Credit Hours|
|Fundamentals of the American Legal System (offered online)||2|
|Legal Research and Writing (offered online)||2|
|Contracts (offered online)||4|
|Property (offered online)||4|
|Administrative Law (or Administrative Law and Regulatory Interpretation online)||3|
|Oil and Gas, or Water Law||3|
|Course Name||Credit Hours|
|International Business Transactions||2|
Two additional electives from the list must be chosen.