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Students focusing study in business planning may pursue a Business Planning Special Distinction.
The Business Planning Special Distinction is recognized at graduation and becomes part of the student's permanent transcript. Students must earn a minimum GPA and must also meet the other course requirements.
|LAW 9322||Business Organizations 2||3|
|LAW 9292||Business Planning & Drafting||2 or 3|
|or LAW 9316||Contract Drafting & Negotiation|
|LAW 9122||Business Planning Capstone (or Transactional Law Team)||1|
|LAW 9344||Securities Regulation||3|
|LAW 9346||Taxation of Business Entities||3|
|LAW 9345||Taxation of Individuals & Family Businesses||3|
|Select at least 5 hours from the following:||5|
|Business Planning Capstone (if not taken to satisfy earlier requirement)|
|Business Transactions: Mergers & Acquisitions|
|Business Transactions: Venture Capital|
|Commercial Law: Secured Transactions|
|Contract Drafting & Negotiation (if not taken to satisfy earlier requirement)|
|International Business Transactions|
|Commercial Real Estate Transactions|
|Transactional Law Practice Lab|
A GPA of 3.3 in all track courses1 (including additional hours as required above) will be required for a student to receive the Special Distinction designation.
If a student has taken more than the minimum number of hours of track courses and a grade in a course that is not required for receipt of the Special Distinction would result in the GPA being below the requirement, that grade need not be included in the GPA calculation. If a grade in a track course that is required for receipt of the Special Distinction causes the GPA to be below the requirement, grades in track courses beyond the number of hours required for the Special Distinction may be included in order to raise the GPA in the track courses.
A student who meets the above requirements for a Special Distinction shall receive that designation only if the faculty determines that the student has made meaningful contributions to the Law School program and that the student is worthy of such distinction in accordance with the traditions, expectations and mission of Baylor Law School.