Concentration: Labor

A. CORE COURSES


9 - 10 credits
Students must take the following three (3) required courses:
Employment Law

or

Employment Law: Lawyering Approach
3 credits

or

4 credits
Employment Discrimination  3 credits
Labor Law 3 credits
   

B. SKILLS COURSES

 
at least 4 credits
Students must take at least two (2) courses from among the following three (3) course Groups. Only one course may be taken from each Group.
Group 1 - Advanced Legal Writing Courses
Advanced Legal Writing 3 credits
Advanced Legal Writing - Civil Practice 3 credits
Group 2 - Negotiation / Mediation Courses
Mediation 3 credits
Negotiation Seminar 2 credits
Group 3 - Practice Courses
Compliance Practice Seminar  
E-Discovery Law 2 credits
Employment Law Practice 2 credits
Interviewing and Counseling 2 credits
Interviewing, Counseling and Negotiation 4 credits
Labor and Employment Arbitration 3 credits
Pre-Trial Civil Litigation  3 credits
Trial Advocacy 2 credits
   

C. EXTERNSHIP

at least 3 credits
Externship in a Labor or Employment Law Placement 3 credits

Click here for the complete Externship-Guidelines-LEL-Concentration.doc Guidelines for students seeking approval of a non-credit externship, and for Evening Division students seeking a waiver of the externship requirement by virtue of their employment.

   

D. ELECTIVES

at least 5 credits
Students must take at least two (2) courses from among the following:
Administrative Law 3 credits
Basic Federal Income Taxation 4 credits
Concentration Thesis 2 credits
Directed Study on a Labor or Employment Law Topic 2 credits
Education Law 3 credits
Government Lawyer: Legislation 2 credits
Health Law  3 credits
Immigration Law 3 credits
Public Interest Law Seminar 2 credits
Statutory Interpretation 2 credits
Workers’ Compensation * 2 credits
* offered every other year  
   

E. THE COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

up to 6 credits
The Graduate Program at the Sawyer Business School

The Co-Directors of the LEL Concentration will be developing opportunities for student to take a maximum of six (6) elective credits in courses at the College of Arts and Sciences or the Graduate Program at the Sawyer Business School. The number of credits taken at the College of Arts and Sciences or the Graduate Program at the Sawyer Business School will reduce a student’s number of Law School elective credits.

Possible courses include MBA 610 - Organizational Behavior, MGOB 825 - Human Resource Management, and MGBO 841 - Managing Workplace Diversity. Other College of Arts and Sciences and Sawyer School courses may also be approved for Concentration credit in the discretion of the Concentration Faculty Director(s) and/or the Administrative Director of Concentrations.

For a complete Sawyer Business School course catalog and current course schedules, please visit the Sawyer Business School website.