Concentration in Estate Planning:                                                                

Required Courses:                                                                                                                       
Income Tax I                                                                                                                                        
Estate & Gift Tax                                                                                                               
Trusts & Estates

*Note: Student must successfully complete Property as a prerequisite for this concentration.

*Elective Courses: In addition to taking one of the two required courses and fulfilling the practical skills and writing requirements, students are required to take electives sufficient to fulfill the balance of the 18 credits required for the Concentration. Equivalent courses may be approved by the Concentration Advisor:
Income Tax II                                                                                                                        
Corporate Tax                                                                                                                                    
Business & Estate Planning                                                                                                       
Federal Litigation: Pension Rights
Elder Law
Non-profit Law                                                                                                     
Federal Tax Practice & Procedure                                                                                              

Business Courses:                                                                                                                    
Secured Transactions                                                                                                               
Payment Systems                                                                                                             
Business Planning                                                                                                                    
Drafting Business Contracts
UCC Survey Course

Practice and Writing Component:                                                                                                                   
Estate Planning QWC

Please go to course descriptions to view all course descriptions and offerings.

Estate Planning Concentration Requirement Form

Note: In the case of extraordinary circumstances and undue hardship, the Associate Dean,
in consultation with the Concentration Advisor may propose an alternative means of satisfying the Practice Component

*Note: Some courses will not be offered every Academic Year.


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