Texas Tech University

Water Law Concentration

The Water Law curriculum gives students a broad understanding of the practice of law and water resources through experiential learning. Additionally, students may elect to complete a Law and Science Concentration with a specialization in Water Law.

The Law and Science Concentration requires that students complete particular courses and directed research at a high level of performance.

Water Law Specialization

Six courses and a minimum of 15 hours are required, broken down into:

  • One Core Course
  • At least four Specialized Electives
  • One Capstone Core Course

Students are also required to meet the Experiential Requirement for the 2L and 3L years and an Advanced Writing Requirement in Water Law.

Core Courses

  • Emerging Technologies Law (Capstone Course)
  • Water Law

Specialized Electives

  • Administrative Law
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Advanced Water Law Seminar
  • Agricultural Law
  • Cybersecurity Law and Policy
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Nanotechnology Law and Policy
  • Oil and Gas Law I
  • Oil and Gas Law II
  • Public International Law
  • Texas Administrative Practice

You can find more information about the Law and Science Concentration here. You can also email Professor Hardberger with questions about specializing in Water Law.