LLM Curriculum

To earn the LLM Degree in Energy and Natural Resources Law students must complete a minimum of 24 credit hours of courses and achieve a minimum culmulative grade point average of 2.0. 

Students' exact program of study depends on whether they hold a US or an international law degree.  The curriculum does not very greatly between the two tracks, all students take Basic and Advanced Oil and Gas Law, Energy Research, Analysis & Writing, Environmental Law and Administrative Law.  Internationally-trained lawyers take an additional Introduction to US Law class in their first semester.  In addition, all students have the option to pick from a number of energy, environmental and natural resources law courses during their LLM year. 

Detailed Curriculum Sequence for JD-trained LLM students.

Detailed Curriculum Sequence for internationally-trained LLM students.


Other Electives*:

LLM Independent Study Project (2 credit hours)
International Business Transactions (3 credit hours)
International Law (3 credit hours)
Civil Procedure I (3 credit hours)
State Administrative Law
Constitutional Law I (3 credit hours)
Contracts (4 credit hours)
Professional Responsibility (3 credit hours)

  • Other TU Colleges (Business, Engineering) Curriculum

Practical Issues in Energy Management (EMGT 2013, 3 credit hours)
Oil, Gas & Environmental Law (BL/EMGT 3013, 3 credit hours)
Fundamentals of Energy Commodity Trading (EMGT 4013, 3 credit hours)
Introduction to Petroleum Engineering Applications (PE 1011, 3 credit hours)
International Petroleum Contracts (3 credit hours)
Oil in Economics & Foreign Policy History (BUS 4973, 3 credit hours)
Global Energy Decisions (IB 4973, 3 credit hours)

*depending on availability