Course Description & Curriculum

The J.D. curriculum for full-time and part-timeĀ students matriculating fall 2015 and later may be found below. The total number of required credits for graduation is 88.

Individual course descriptions may be found here.

Archived curriculum for students matriculating fall 2014 and earlier may be viewed here.

Full-Time (new forĀ fall 2015)

1L

Fall Spring
Civil Procedure I (3) Civil Procedure II (3)
Contracts I (3) Contracts II (3)
Criminal Law (3) Property (4)
Legal Research, Writing, Analysis I (3) Legal Research, Writing, Analysis II (3)
Torts I (3) Torts II (3)
Total Fall Credits (15) Total Spring Credits (16)

2L

Fall Spring
Constitutional Law I (3) Criminal Procedure (3)
Evidence (4) Constitutional Law II (3)
Electives (5-8) Business Organizations (3)
Advanced Analytical Methods (2) Sales & Secured Transactions (3)
. Electives (0-3)
Total Fall Credits (14-17) Total Spring Credits (12-15)

3L

Fall Spring
Professional Responsibility (2) Remedies (3)
Electives (10-13) Electives (9-12)
Total Fall Credits (12-15) Total Spring Credits (12-15)

Part-Time (new for fall 2015)

1L

Fall Spring Summer
Contracts I (3) Contracts II (3) Electives (5-6)
Legal Research, Writing, Analysis I (3) Legal Research, Writing, Analysis II (3)
Torts I (3) Torts II (3)
PASS (0)
Total Fall Credits (9) Total Spring Credits (9) Total Summer Credits (5-6)

2L

Fall Spring Summer
Criminal Law (3) Criminal Procedure (3) Electives (3-6)
Civil Procedure I (3) Civil Procedure II (3) Advanced Analytical Methods (2)
Property (4) Electives (2-3)
Total Fall Credits (10) Total Spring Credits (8-9) Total Summer Credits (5-8)

3L

Fall (odd calendar years only) Spring Summer
Constitutional Law I (3) Constitutional Law II (3) Professional Responsibility (2)
Evidence I (2) Evidence II (2) Electives (3-4)
Sales & Secured Transactions (3) Electives (3-6)
Electives (0-3)
Total Fall Credits (8-11) Total Spring Credits (8-11) Total Summer Credits (5-6)

 

Fall (even calendar years only)
Constitutional Law I (3)
Evidence I (2)
Business Organizations (3)
Electives (0-3)
Total Fall Credits (8-11)

4L

Fall (odd calendar years only) Spring
Remedies (3) Electives (9-11)
Sales & Secured Transactions (3)
Electives (3-5)
Total Fall Credits (9-11) Total Spring Electives (9-11)

 

Fall (even calendar years only)
Remedies (3)
Business Organizations (3)
Electives (3-5)
Total Fall Credits (9-11)