Petition for MLS Elective 2021-2022
A student may substitute one course from the standard Master of Legal Studies curriculum for an elective law school course of their choosing, provided:
• The MLS course being substituted is not a required course for graduation
• The elective law school course is taken at the College of Law
• The elective law school course is relevant to the student’s career
• The course is taken after the student has matriculated at the College of Law
• The student is enrolled in the In-Person MLS cohort
• The student has petitioned and received approval from the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.
(for example: 01234567)
MLS course to be substituted:
Law 6330 (3) - Lawsuits & Litigation
Law 6370 (3) - Contracts in the Modern Economy
Law 6380 (3) - Government, Private Property, and Land Use
Law 6800 (2) - Comparative Legal Studies
Law 6420 (3) - Labor and Employment
Law 6430 (2) - Criminal Law for MLS Students
Law 6440 (2) - Business IP in the Modern Economy
Elective course catalog and section number:
Elective course title:
State the reasons why the above course is relevant to your education and career plans:
I understand that my application will be sent for approval to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. I also understand that my petition
be denied and submitting a petition does not mean it will automatically be approved.
Yes, I understand.