The following requirements must be met in order to receive the ELUL Certificate:
- Enrollment: Enroll in the Environmental & Land Use Law Certificate Program.
- Graduation: Meet all other graduation requirements of the College of Law.
- Additional credit hours: Complete 8 additional credit hours beyond the 88 required for the J.D.
- Core courses: Successfully complete the core courses listed below:
- LAW 6471 Environmental Law (3 or 4 credits)
- LAW 6472 Natural Resources Law (3 or 4 credits)
- LAW 6460 Land Use Planning and Control Law (3 or 4 credits)
- LAW 6520 Administrative Law (3 credits) OR LAW 6521 Florida Administrative Law (2 or 3 credits)
- Capstone Colloquium (1 credit)
- Complete the five required courses.
- Complete five credit hours in approved ELULP electives, including a course that satisfies the senior writing requirement.
- Maintain a 3.0 GPA in 15 credits within required and elective courses.
- Graduate with eight credit hours beyond those required for J.D. (96 total for most students).
Environmental and Land Use Law Electives
Regular Law School Offerings
- Administrative Law (3 credits)
- Advanced Environmental Law & Litigation (3 credits)
- Advanced Takings Law (2 or 3 credits)
- Agricultural Law (2 or 3 credits)
- Conservation Clinic (3 credits; may be taken for 1 or 2 semesters)
- Condominium & Community Development Law (2 credits)
- Environmental Dispute Resolution (2 credits)
- Environmental Issues in Business Transactions (3 credits)
- Externship (Up to six credits)
- Florida Administrative Law (2 or 3 credits)
- Independent Study
- International and Comparative Environmental Law*
- International and Comparative Environmental Law Skills Lab*
- International Environmental Justice*
- International Environmental Moot Court** (1 credit)
- International Trade and Environment (2 or 3 credits)
- Land Finance (3 credits)
- Local Government Law (2 or 3 credits)
- Mediation & Other Dispute Resolution Processes (2 or 3 credits)
- Negotiation & Mediation
- Negotiation, Mediation & Other Dispute Resolution Processes (3 or 4 credits)
- South Florida Ecosystems
- Water Law (2 credits)
- Wetlands & Watersheds: Law, Science & Policy
Seminars Recently Offered (all 2 credits)
- Animal Rights & the Law
- Ecology & the Law
- Environmental Justice
- Historic Preservation Law
- International Environment & Trade
- Land Use
- Selected Issues in Public Policy
- Sustainable Development
- Wildlife Law
Non-Law School Courses
Subject to the graduate course option limitations, the Director may approve electives for credit toward the Environmental & Land Use Law certification requirements from the extensive offerings of the University of Florida, such as offerings from:
- School of Natural Resources and the Environment
- Center for Wetlands of the College of Engineering
- Department of Urban & Regional Planning of the College of Architecture