​​​​​​​​​​​30 Credits

Required Courses

All of the following courses:
Course Code Course Title Credits
ENV5226 Energy Law & Policy in a Carbon-Constrained World3
ENV5228 Energy Regulation, Markets and the Environment3
ENV5105 Administrative Law3
LLM9606 LLM Graduate Seminar3

Project/Writing Requirement

May choose one of the following courses:
Course Code Course Title Credits
ENV5303 Advanced Energy Writing Seminar2
LLM thesis (6) or research project on an energy topic2-6
LLM externship in energy law4-10
Participation in the Institute for Energy and the Environment's research associate program

Energy Elective Courses

At least four (4) credits from the following list of energy elective courses:
Course Code Course Title Credits
ENV5498 America's Energy Crisis2
ENV5476 Nuclear Power and Public Policy2
ENV5468 Oil and Gas Production and the Environment2
ENV5490Renewable Energy and Other Alternative Fuels2
ENV5550 Renewable Energy Project Finance & Development2
ENV5510Essentials of the Electric Grid - Engineering1
ENV5511 Essentials of the Electric Grid - Business1
ENV5512 ​Essentials of the Electric Grid - Legal1

General Elective Courses

At least nine (9) credits from the following list of general elective courses:
Course Code Course Title Credits
ENV5205 Air Pollution Law & Policy3
ENV5209 CERCLA Law & Policy3
ENV5365 Climate Change: The Power of Taxes2
BUS6226 Corporate Finance: Mergers & Acquisitions3
BUS6235 Corporations4
ENV5125 Land Use Regulation3
PUB7550 National Security Law3

​Remaining electives may be chosen from the courses and experiential options listed above and from the following list of approved courses.


Elective Courses​​

Course Code Course Title Credits
ADR6405 Arbitration​​2
ADR6410 Alternative Dispute Resolution​​3
ADR6412 Mediation​​2
ADR6415 Environmental Dispute Resolution​​3
ADR6420 Negotiation​​2
ADR6425 Interviewing, Counseling and Negotiation (JD students only)3
ADR6450 Advanced Dispute Resolution Writing Seminar​​2
​BUS6262 Social Enterprise Law​​2
BUS6305 Nonprofit Organizations​​3
BUS6350 Nonprofit Management​​2
CLI9302 Environmental & Natural Resources Law Clinic (JD or LLM students only)6
CLI9405 Dispute Resolution Clinic I​​4
CLI9450 Land Use Clinic (JD or LLM students only)6
DIV7620 Native Americans & the Law​​3
DIV7628 Indian Tribes as Government Stewards of the Environment​​2
ENV5570 Feeding a Hot and Hungry Planet2
ENV5105 Administrative Law​​3
ENV5110 Ecology of Food & Agriculture​​3
ENV5112 Science for Environmental Law​​3
ENV5115 Environmental Law​​3
ENV5125 Land Use Regulation​​3
ENV5205 Air Pollution​​ Law and Policy3
ENV5209 CERCLA Law & Policy​​3
ENV5212 Climate Change & the Law​​3
ENV5220 Environmental Economics & Markets​​3
ENV5226 Energy Law & Policy in a Carbon-Constrained World​​3
ENV5227 Environmentalism in America​​3
ENV5228 Energy Regulation and the Environment​​3
ENV5235 Natural Resources Law​​3
ENV5239 Land Transactions & Finance​​3
ENV5245 Water Resources Law​​3
ENV5246 Water Quality​​3
ENV5250 Watershed Management​​ and Protection3
ENV5302 Animal Law​​2
ENV5303 Advanced Energy Writing Seminar​​2
ENV5304 Comparative Environmental Law Research​​2
ENV5305 Environmental Ethics​​2
ENV5310 Environmental Health Law​​2
ENV5335 Extinction & Climate Change​​2
ENV5342 Legal Adaptations to Global Warming2
ENV5346 New Frontiers in Environmental Policies2
ENV5349 Regulating the Marine Environment​​2
ENV5356 Scientific Controversies​​2
ENV5365 Climate Change: the Power of Taxes​​2
ENV5380 Food Regulation & Policy​​3
ENV5404 Green Marketing Law​​2
ENV5405 Ecosystem Conservation Strategies​​2
ENV5406 Animal Rights Jurisprudence​​2
ENV5423 Ocean and Coastal Law​​3
ENV5430 Ecology​​3
ENV5446 Environmental Justice​​2
ENV5462 Public Lands Management: Montana Field Study​​3
ENV5468 Oil and Gas Production and the Environment​​2
ENV5474 Land Conservation Law​​2
ENV5476Nuclear Power and Public Policy2
ENV5490 Renewable Energy and Other Alternative Fuels2
ENV5498 America's Energy Crisis​​2
ENV5500 Environmental Aspects of Business Transactions​​2
ENV5510 Three Essentials of the Electric Grid​​1
ENV5521 Earth Law​​2
ENV5540 Public Health Implications of U.S. Ag & Food Policy​​2
ENV5560 Environmental Protection & the Law of Armed Conflict2
ENV5561 Environmental Enforcement and Compliance​​2
GPP7819 GPP: Environmental Issues in Business Transactions (JD students only)2
INT7421 International Environmental Law​​ and Policy3
INT7440 Comparative U.S.-China Environmental Law​​2
INT7446 International Trade and the Environment​​2
JUR7307 Culture & the Environment​​2
JUR7330 Moral Philosophy for Professionals2
PUB7510 Legislation​​3
PUB7525 Legislative Clinic​​6
INT7450 International Investment Arbitration & the Environment​​6
​WRI7344 Advanced Legal Research (JD or LLM students only)​​3
WRI7380 Advanced Environmental Legal Research​​​1

NoteThis page is offered as a quick, simplified glance of a complex topic. Please consult the Academic Regulations section​ of the 2014-2015 Student Handbook for full and official degree requirements.