Graduate Catalog 2010

Law Curriculum

Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree

Law Curriculum - Year 1 Hours
Fall 1 15
   LAW 6100  Contracts and Sales (4)   4  
   LAW 6110  Property (4)   4  
   Practicum I
LAW 6120  Legal Information and Communications (2)
  2  
   LAW 6130  Torts (4)   4  
   LAW 6140  The Legal Profession (1)   1  
      
Spring 1   15
   LAW 6150  Civil Procedure (4)   4  
   LAW 6160  Constitutional Law (4)   4
   Practicum II
LAW 6121  Legal Information and Communications (2)
  2  
   LAW 6170  Criminal Law (3)    3
   LAW 6180  Criminal Procedure (2)    2  
        
Total Hours - Year 1 31

Law Curriculum - Year 2 Hours
Fall 2 15-16
   LAW 6200  Business Associations (4)   4  
   LAW 6210  Evidence (4)   4  
   LAW 6220  Intellectual Property (3)   3  
   Practicum III
LAW 6230  Client Interviewing, Counseling & Communication (2)
  2  
   LAW Elective (as offered)   2-3  
      
Spring 2   15-16
   LAW 6240  Family Law (3)   3  
   LAW 6250  Professional Responsibility (2)   2
   LAW 6260  Wills and Trusts (3)   3  
   Practicum IV (selection from one of the following):
LAW 6232  Pretrial Litigation (2)
LAW 6233  Negotiations (2)
   2
   International Law Elective (3) (selection from one of the following):
LAW 6270  Public International Law (3)
LAW 6271  International Business Transaction (3)
LAW 6272  International Humans Rights Law (3)
   3  
   LAW Elective (as offered)    2-3  
      
Total Hours - Year 2 30-32

Law Curriculum - Year 3 Hours
Fall 3 12-17
   Practicum V (selection from one of the following):
LAW 6300  Alternative Dispute Resolution (2)
LAW 6301  Contract Drafting (2)
  2  
   Practicum VI (selection from one of the following):
LAW 6310  Trial Advocacy (2)
LAW 6311  Business Planning (2)
  2  
   Clinics or Externship (with Professionalism Classroom Component)
   Live Client Experience (selection from one of the following):
LAW 6320 Clinics (2)
LAW 6325 Externships (2)
  2  
   LAW Elective (as offered)   6-11  
      
Spring 3   12-17
   Practicum VII (selection from one of the following):
LAW 6330  Advanced Trial Advocacy (2)
LAW 6331  Appellate Practice (2)
LAW 6332  Real Estate Transactions (2)
LAW 6333  Estate Planning (2)
LAW 6334  Entertainment Law Practice (2)
LAW 6335  Law Office Management (2)
  2  
   Clinics or Externship (with Professionalism Classroom Component)
   Live Client Experience (selection from one of the following):
LAW 6320 Clinics (2)
LAW 6325 Externships (2)
  2
   LAW 6350  Bar Refresher (4)   4  
   LAW Electives (as offered) **    4-9
        
Total Hours - Year 3 24-34

Law Curriculum Overview Hours
6 Semesters Curriculum Full-time

TO GRADUATE, STUDENTS MUST SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE ALL REQUIRED COURSES AND ENOUGH ELECTIVES TO ATTAIN 88 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

 
Total Hours - Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree   88 Credit  Hours  Minimum