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Business & Entrepreneurial Emphasis Area Requirements - Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the Emphasis in Business & Entrepreneurial Law program, an applicant must have a cumulative law school grade point average of at least 2.5, and must have a grade point average of at least 2.8 in all program courses or prerequisites which the student has taken prior to application for admission to the program. For this purpose, prerequisite business courses will also be counted, including Business Organizations and Federal Income Taxation.

The deadline for application to the program shall be no later than the beginning of the second week of classes of the student's sixth semester of law school. Any student who applies after the beginning of his or her fourth semester must demonstrate that the program can be completed by the end of the sixth semester of law school. Appropriate adjustments will be made to deal with part­time students not on the regular semester schedule. Exceptions to the deadlines may be made with approval of the Emphasis Faculty Advisors, by majority vote.