Required Courses

First Year

Students complete many of the required courses during the first year of law school.

Full-time Students Part-time Students
Civil Dispute Resolution
Contracts: Transactional Law Contracts: Transactional Law
Criminal Law: Statutory Interpretation  Criminal Law: Statutory Interpretation
Liberties: Advanced Legal Reasoning
Property: Comparative and Jurisprudential Analysis Property: Comparative and Jurisprudential Analysis
Torts: The Common Law Process Torts: The Common Law Process
Writing and Representation: Advice and Persuasion (WRAP) Writing and Representation: Advice and Persuasion (WRAP)

Second Year

The second-year required courses are listed below.

Constitutional Law – Powers Fall
Civil Dispute Resolution * Fall
Liberties: Advanced Legal Reasoning * Spring
Professional Responsibility Fall/Spring/Summer
Advocacy  ** Spring (day time lectures only)/Fall (evening lectures only)

*Full-time students take Civil Dispute Resolution and Liberties: Advanced Legal Reasoning during their first year of school.

** Full-time students may take Advocacy anytime during the second year.  Part time students normally take Advocacy in the fall semester of the third year.

Summary

Required Courses 36 credits
Skills Courses 2 credits – minimum (in addition to 3 credit Advocacy)
Statutory Courses 5 credits – minimum
Elective Courses 43 credits (fewer than 43 if Statutory/Skills credits exceed 10)
Total Needed to Graduate 86 credits