Course Prerequisites


A substantial number of second- and third-year courses have one or more upper-level courses as prerequisites. Review the table below before choosing and registering for your classes.

Course Prerequisites
Course TitlePrerequisite
Advanced International Trade LawA basic course in international trade regulation or equivalent, or permission of instructor
Advanced Legal Aid ClinicEvidence
Legal Aid Clinic
Professional Responsibility
Trial Advocacy
qualification under Kansas Rule 719
Advanced LitigationEvidence
Trial Advocacy
and permission of instructor if Advanced Litigation has been taken
BankruptcyCommercial Law: Secured Transactions
Business Planning SeminarBusiness Organizations
Federal Income Taxation
Taxation of Business Enterprises
Contract DraftingBusiness Organizations
Contracts II/UCC SalesContracts
Contracts IIIContracts
Corporate FinanceBusiness Organizations
Corporate GovernanceBusiness Organizations
Criminal Prosecution Field Placement ProgramEvidence
Trial Advocacy*
qualification under Kansas Rule 719
DealsContract Drafting
Business Organizations
Mergers and Acquisitions*
Deposition Skills WorkshopEvidence
Due Diligence in Business TransactionsContract Drafting
Business Organizations
Mergers and Acquisitions*
Estate Planning: PracticeEstate Planning: Principles
Federal Income Taxation
Trusts and Estates
Estate Planning: PrinciplesFederal Income Taxation
Trusts and Estates
Federal Courts and the Federal SystemJurisdiction or permission of instructor
Federal Tax ProcedureFederal Income Taxation
Independent Research40 hours of law school credit
2.0 overall grade point average
International Business Law DraftingInternational Commerce and Investment
JurisdictionCivil Procedure
Legal Aid ClinicEvidence
Professional Responsibility
Trial Advocacy*
qualification under Kansas Rule 719
Mergers and AcquisitionsBusiness Organizations*
Mock Trial CompetitionEvidence
Mock Trial CouncilMock Trial Competition
Moot Court CompetitionSecond-year status
Nonprofit and Tax-Exempt OrganizationsBusiness Organizations
Federal Income Taxation
Patent LawIntellectual Property
Patent PracticeIntellectual Property
Project for Innocence and Post-Conviction Remedies

Project for Innocence and Post-Conviction Remedies Class*
Criminal Procedure*

Securities RegulationBusiness Organizations
State Constitutional LawIntroduction to Constitutional Law
Taxation of Business EnterprisesBusiness Organizations
Federal Income Taxation
Topics in Family LawFamily Law
Transactional Law CompetitionBusiness Organizations
Contract Drafting
and permission of instructor
Trial AdvocacyEvidence
Tribal Judicial Support ClinicFederal Indian Law
Sovereignty, Self-Determination and the Indigenous Nations
Native American Natural Resources
Writing for Law PracticeLawyering Skills I and II


*Concurrent enrollment acceptable.