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  • The following requirements must be met in order to receive the ELUL Certificate:

    General Requirements

    • Enrollment: Enroll in the Environmental & Land Use Law Certificate Program.
    • Graduation: Meet all other graduation requirements of the College of Law.

    Concentration Requirements

    • Complete the five required 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 five credit hours in approved ELULP electives, including a seminar or course that satisfies the senior writing requirement.
    • The 3 credit hours in approved ELUL skills courses:
      • An externship in environmental or land use law
      • the Conservation Clinic
      • Environmental Dispute Resolution, or
      • another ELUL skills course with approval of the ELULP Director.
    • Maintain a 3.0 GPA in 15 credits of the core and elective environmental and land use courses they complete

    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