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John Wenger

John Wenger
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Major: Political Science and Public Administration

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Pacific McGeorge offers Yellow Ribbon full tuition benefits to U.S. Veterans.

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Master of Science in Law Curriculum

Students accepted into the program can anticipate receiving guidance from our nationally and internationally renowned faculty on individual curricular plans. Students can go full or part-time; 26 units are required to earn the M.S.L. degree, which includes two required courses, a set of elective choices, and for those who are interested, a supervised capstone paper or project. Review the 2014-2015 M.S.L. Course Offerings (pdf).

Required Course

CourseUnits
Introduction to Legal Analysis 2

 

At Least One of These Foundational Courses

CourseUnits
Contracts 3
Criminal Law 3
Property Law 2
Torts 3

 

Elective Courses — Organized by Concentration

Health Concentration

CourseUnits
Bioethics 2
Elder Law & Social Policy 3
Employment Law 3
Health Law 3
Health Law Policy 2
Legislative & Statutory Interpretation 3
Mediation 3
Expert & Scientific Evidence 2
Public Health Law 3
Capstone Paper 2

 

Human Resources Concentration

CourseUnits
Administrative Law 3
Contracts 3
Employment Law 3
Employment Law Practicum 2
Labor Law 3
Mediation 3
Negotiation & Settlements 2, 3

 

Government and Public Policy Concentration

CourseUnits
Administrative Law 3
Constitutional Law I 2
Election Law 2
Introduction to Capital Lawyering 2
Legislative Decision Making 2
Local Government Law 2
Legislation & Statutory Interpretation 3
Negotiation & Settlements 2, 3

 

Water and the Environment Concentration

CourseUnits
Advanced Water Resources 2
Environmental Law 3
Foundations of Water Law 2
International Water Resources Law Seminar 3
Natural Resources Law 3
Special Topics in Environmental Law: Ocean/Coastal 2
Water Resources Law Practice 3

 

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