Students, in consultation with the M.A./J.D. committee and the
approval of the Dean of the Graduate Division of Arts and Sciences,
may apply up to 9 credits taken as part of the Law School
curriculum toward the M.A. degree. Alternately, in consultation
with the M.A./J.D. Committee and the approval of the Dean of the
School of Law, students may apply up to 9 credits taken in the
Department of Government and Politics toward credits required for
the J.D. degree.
In planning a course of study suitable for each student, the
following shall apply:
- Students will not enroll in any M.A. courses during their first
year of study in the School of Law.
- Satisfactory progress in the School of Law shall also satisfy
the M.A. residency requirement.
- Students will be obliged to take a total of at least 3 credits
of Government and Politics graduate study during each of the fall
and spring semesters of their second year and third years of law
school studies (12 credits minimum).
- All M.A./J.D. students must take the M.A. Comprehensive
Examination in Government and Politics no earlier than the last
semester of course work and within one year of the completion of
all course work, language and residency requirements.
|Credits towards both degrees||9 or||9||9|
Students electing the thesis or non-thesis option will
complete at least 108 semester hours for their combined degree