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

University of Houston years 1 & 2

 

University of Calgary years 3 & 4

 

1L – Fall

 

3L – Fall

 

Contracts

4

Constitutional Law*

2

Procedure*

4

Legislation*

3

Torts  

4

Crime: Law and Procedure*    

2

Lawyering Skills and Strategies

3

Electives

 

Total Hours 

15

 

 

 

 

Winter session Block Week

 

1L – Spring

 

Negotiation (Satisfies hours towards Experiential requirement)

4

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

Electives

 

Total Hours

16

 

 

 

 

4L – Fall

 

2L – Fall

 

The Administrative Process*

3

Evidence

3

Ethical Lawyering*

3

Experiential Course (6 hours required)

3

Upper year writing requirement 

3

Energy Electives (2 classes) 

6

Electives

 

Federal Income Tax 

4

 

 

Total Hours

16

Winter session Block Week

 

 

 

Advocacy – Criminal Trials/Civil Trials

4

2L – Spring

 

 

 

Professional Responsibilities

3

4L – Spring

 

Business Organizations 

4

Evidence*

3

Energy Electives (2 classes)  

6

Theory Requirement

 

Total Hours

13

Electives

 

 

 

 

 

Overall 60 hours

 

 

 


 

*Represents courses that are required at that particular university.


University of Calgary years 1 & 2

 

University of Houston years 3 & 4

 

1L – Fall

 

3L – Fall

 

Constitutional Law*

2

Civil Procedure* 

4

Contracts*

2

Electives

 

Legislation *

3

 

 

Property*      

3

3L – Spring

 

Foundations I

4

Constitutional*

4

Torts*

3

Criminal*  

3

Crime: Law and Procedure*

2

Electives

 

Total Hours  

19

 

 

 

 

4L – Fall

 

1L – Winter session Block Week

 

Experiential Course (6 hours required)

3

 

Foundations II

4

Seminar/Writing Requirement

3

 

 

Electives

 

1L – Spring

 

 

 

Constitutional Law*

3

4L – Spring

 

Contracts*  

3

Electives

 

Property*    

2

 

 

Torts*    

2

 

 

Crime: Law and Procedure*  

3

 

 

Total Hours  

17

 

 

 

 

 

 

2L – Fall

 

 

 

The Administrative Process*

3

 

 

Civil Procedure*

3

 

 

Ethical Lawyering

3

 

 

Electives

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winter session Block Week

 

 

 

Negotiation (Satisfies hours towards Experiential requirement)

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

2L – Spring

 

 

 

Evidence*                                                          

3

 

 

Business Associations

3

 

 

Electives