University of Houston Law Center and University of Calgary Faculty of Law
International Energy Lawyers Program (IELP)
Dual Degree JD Program
Degree Plan

*Represents courses that are required at that particular university.

University of Houston years 1 & 2   University of Calgary years 3 & 4  
1L – Fall   3L – Fall  
Contracts 4 Constitutional Law*
2
Procedure* 4 Legislation, Administration and Policy*  3
Torts   4 Crime: Law and Procedure*     2
Lawyering Skills and Strategies 3 Electives  
Total Hours  15    
    Winter session Block Week  
1L – Spring  

Dispute Resolution II: Negotiation and  Mediation

3
Constitutional*    4    
Criminal*  3

3L – Spring

 
Property   4

Constitutional Law*

3
Statutory Interpretation &  Regulation 3 Crime: Law and Procedure* 3
Lawyering Skills and Strategies 2 Legal Perspectives     3
Total Hours 16 Legal Research     2
    Electives  
2L – Fall      
Evidence 3

4L – Fall

 
Skills Course  3

The Administrative Process*

3
Energy Electives (2 classes)  6 Civil Procedure* 3
Federal Income Tax  4 Upper year writing requirement  3
Total Hours 16 Electives  
       
2L – Spring  

Winter session Block Week

 

Professional Responsibilities

3

Dispute Resolution III: Adjudication (Civil Trial, Regulatory Hearing or Arbitration)

3
Business Organizations  4    
Energy Electives (2 classes)   6

4L – Spring

 
Total Hours 13 Evidence* 3
    International Requirement 3

Overall 60 hours

 

Electives

 

 

*Represents courses that are required at that particular university.

University of Calgary years 3 & 4   University of Houston years 3 & 4  
1L – Fall   3L – Fall
 
Constitutional Law*
2 Civil Procedure* 
4
Contracts 2 Electives  
Legislation, Administration and Policy* 3    
Property       3 3L – Spring  
Fundamental Legal Skills   2 Constitutional*
4
Torts 3 Criminal*   3
Crime: Law and Procedure* 2 Electives  
Total Hours   17    
    4L – Fall  
1L – Winter session Block Week   Skills course
3
Dispute Resolution I: Client Relations/            Interviewing & Counseling 1 Seminar/Writing Requirement 3
    Electives  
1L – Spring      
Constitutional Law* 3 4L – Spring  
Legal Perspectives     3 Electives  
Contracts   3    
Property     2    
Fundamental Legal Skills 2    
Torts     2    
Crime: Law and Procedure*   3    
Total Hours   18    
       
2L – Fall      
The Administrative Process* 3    
Civil Procedure* 3    
Ethical Lawyering 3    
Electives      
       
Winter session Block Week      
Dispute Resolution II: Negotiation and  Mediation 3    
       
2L – Spring      
Evidence*                                                          
3    
Electives