The Catholic University of America
Compliance, Investigations
& Corporate Responsibility Program (CICR)

Course Offerings

REQUIRED COURSES
All students must complete the following 5 courses.

Name of Course  Credits
Corporations 3
Compliance and Corporate Responsibility 2
Conducting Internal Investigations 1
Risk Management, Audit and Financial Controls 1
Information Privacy 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


II. REQUIRED EXTERNSHIP
Students must complete one externship in the compliance field. The externship may be paid or taken for academic credit. Academic credit (2 to 3 hrs.) requires completion of a Becoming a Lawyer Course (1 hr.).

 

III. REQUIRED WRITING PROJECT
Students must complete a significant writing project – i.e., a journal note, a seminar paper, or other project that satisfies at least one-half of the Upper Division writing requirement on a CICR-related topic.

 

IV. ELECTIVE COURSES
Students must complete two (2) of the following elective courses.

Name of Course  Credits
Advanced Issues in Corporate Law-Corps & Human Rights (Rome) 2
Antitrust  3
Campaign Finance Law 2
Consumer Finance Seminar  2
Copyright Law 3
Cyberlaw 3
Election Law 2
Environmental Law  3
Fair Employment Law 2
Federal Regulation of Food and Drugs  2
Financial Institutions Regulation 3
Health Law  2/3
Human Trafficking Law  2
Immigration Law: Employment, Family and Naturalization  2
* International Corruption and Compliance (formerly FCPA) 1
International Environmental Law (Rome)  2
International Human Rights (Rome)  2
Introduction to Intellectual Property Law 3
Labor and Employment Law 3
Law of the European Union (Cracow) 2
Not-for-Profit Organizations 2
Securities Regulation: Compliance 3
Trademarks and Unfair Competition  3
* White Collar and Business Crimes 2


 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. Asterisks (*) indicate courses of particular relevance.
2. Securities compliance is a specialized field in itself. Students who seek careers in securities compliance ordinarily should pursue a Securities certificate or concentration, but CICR students interested in securities may count the course as a qualifying CICR elective.

 

CICR Contact Information

Email: duggin@law.edu

Columbus School of Law
Suite 463
3600 John McCormack Rd., NE

Washington, DC 20064

 
Sarah H. Duggin
Director of the Compliance, Investigations, and Corporate Responsibility Program