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Master of Jurisprudence in Environmental Law

M.Jur. Environmental Law Concentration

Understanding the treaties, statutes and regulations that govern the interplay between the harnessing of natural resources and conservation efforts is necessary for any professional in the field of energy, environmental impact assessment or sustainable development.

Through this program students will develop a fundamental understanding of the legal principles underpinning the core environmental laws that address environmental pollution, use of natural resources and responsibility, be it private, corporate or government in nature.

M.Jur. at St. Mary's Law

Students in an environmental science program at St. Mary'sThe Environmental Law concentration is one of many M.Jur. degree programs at St. Mary’s. You may also be interested in the Natural Resouce Law concentration. All of our Master of Jurisprudence degrees are fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on College and have obtained acquiescence from the American Bar Association (ABA).

M.Jur. Overview

Environmental Law Concentration Curriculum

Required Courses Credit Hours
Fundamentals of the American Legal System 2
Legal Research and Writing I 2
Environmental Law 3
Contracts I (or Contracts I and II online) 3 (or 4 for Contracts I and II online)
Property I, Property II (or Property I and II online) 3 for Property I, 2 for Property II (or 4 for Property I and II online)
Administrative Law (or Administrative Law and Regulatory Interpretation online) 3

Additional concentration requirements

Two additional electives from the list must be chosen.
Courses Credit Hours
Contracts II 2
Contracts Drafting 3
E-Discovery 2
Energy Law 2
Land Use 3
Oil and Gas 3
Public International Law 3
Texas Water Law 2
Texas Environmental Law 2
Water Law 3

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