American University of Central Asia - AUCA - Major Requirements

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

All international and business law majors are required to take the following courses:

100 Level

  • Theory of Law
  • Legal Writing
  • Internship I *

 200 Level

  • Constitutional Law of the Kyrgyz Republic
  • Criminal Law I
  • Criminal Law II
  • Administrative Law**
  • Introduction to Civil Law Property
  • Civil Law. Business Entities.
  • Public International Law I
  • Public International Law II
  • Internet Law**
  • Moot Court**
  • Internship II*

 300 Level

  • Civil Law. Contracts
  • Civil Law. Obligations
  • Labor Law
  • Comparative Law**
  • Civil Procedure
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Legal Skills

 400 Level

  • Tax Law
  • Private International Law
  • Legal Clinic I
  • Legal Clinic II
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Legal Research Methods
  • Thesis Research Seminar I
  • Thesis Research Seminar II

 

* For Internship I / Internship II, students must register for Fall semester of junior year / senior year. Both internships students attend during summer time before fall semester of junior year or senior year.  Submission of reports and internship defense takes place during Fall semester of either junior or senior year.

** Please consult with your checklists and advisor in order to identify the requirements for these courses.

 

Seven elective courses according to specialization within international and business law major shall be taken by students from following list (the exact list of course offerings is to be available during the registration period, where a student can choose courses upon Division's list of proposed courses):

 200 Level

  • Administrative Law
  • Banking Law
  • International Criminal Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Criminal Justice System
  • Commercial Law
  • Criminology
  • Diplomatic & Consular Law
  • Electorate Law and Electorate Proceeding
  • Financial Law
  • Health Law and Equity: Western Approaches
  • History of State & Law of Foreign Countries
  • Housing Law
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • Intellectual Property Law: National and International Dimensions
  • International Humanitarian Law
  • International Development Law
  • International Sales Law
  • Introduction to Advocacy Ι, ΙΙ
  • Introduction to Common Law Systems
  • Intro to American Legal System
  • Intro to Comparative Constitutional Law
  • Gender: Central Asian and Global Possibilities of Law
  • Law & Economics
  • Law of International Organizations
  • Law of International Treaties
  • Legal Enforcement Bodies of the KR
  • Legal Psychology
  • Municipal Law
  • Non National Commercial Arbitration
  • Parliamentarian Law in a Transition Period: Experience of Central Asian Countries
  • Practical Aspects of Commercial Law
  • WTO: Legal & Political Issues

 300 Level

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Banking Law I, ΙΙ
  • Common Law Criminal Law
  • Contract Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporations
  • Court Proceeding
  • Criminalistics
  • Criminal Law of Foreign Countries
  • Customs Law of the Kyrgyz Republic
  • Comparative Law in a Changing World
  • Dispute Resolution via WTO & International Commercial Arbitration
  • European Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Insurance Law
  • International Human Rights Law
  • International Trade Law
  • International Intellectual Property Law
  • International Commercial Transactions
  • International Economic Law
  • International Law of Intellectual Property
  • International Moot Court
  • International Refugee Law
  • Internet Law
  • Intro to Trademark Law
  • Investment Law and Sustainable Development
  • Law of Foreign Investment
  • Law of Intellectual Property
  • Legal Regulation of Bankruptcy in theKyrgyzRepublic
  • Mining Law of theKyrgyzRepublic
  • Modern Crisis in State Sovereignty
  • Notary
  • Penitentiary Law
  • Prosecutor Activity
  • Transactions with Real Estate (Theory and Practice)
  • Use of Force in International Law-Contemporary Issues

 400 Level

  • International Civil Proceeding

 

Total: 165 credits ( 123 law required courses + 42 law elective courses)

 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Please consult as well the page on Major Requirements.

 

  • 240 credits 
  • Senior thesis and State exam of Law major
  • State exam on History of Kyrgyzstan
  • Observance of the Honors Code of AUCA

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