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Hi guys,

Just wondering which one would be better to take in first year. I know you take the other one in the first semester of second year, so ultimately it doesn’t matter much. 

I was wondering more if there are courses that need one or the other as a prerequisite, so not taking one would prevent me from taking any courses in second year. I can’t find any information online. 

Thank you!

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A few courses have corporate as a prerequisite, so you wouldn't be able to take those until the second semester of second year at the earliest.  I don't think ethics is a prerequisite for anything.

I don't think one is objectively better to take in 1L than the other because your career goals among other things have to be considered, but corporate is definitely the much more popular choice. 

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