Sample Student Programs

Overview

Candidates for the JD degree must satisfactorily complete the following requirements:

  • 89 earned credit hours (36 required; 53 elective)
  • Minimum cumulative average of 2.1
  • Required courses
  • Core Elective Requirement
  • Advanced Writing Requirements
  • Residency

Please view the Student Handbook for all requirements and detailed information about the curriculum.
 

Full Time Program

 Pre-FallFallPre-SpringSpring
1L

Introduction to Law
Total Credits: 2

Civil Procedure
Constitutional Law I
Contracts I
Legal Writing I
Torts or Property
Total Credits: 15
Lawyering
Total Credits: 2
Criminal Law
Constituional Law II
Contracts II
Legal Writing II
Property or Torts
Total Credits: 14
2L Professional Responsibility
Electives (11 credits)
Total Credits: 14
 Electives
Total Credits: 14
3L Electives
Total Credits: 14
 Electives
Total Credits: 14

 

Part Time Program

 Pre-FallFallPre-SpringSpring
1LIntroduction to Law
Total Credits: 2
Contracts I
Legal Writing I
Torts
Total Credits: 9
Lawyering
Total Credits: 2
Contracts II
Legal Writing II
Property
Civil Procedure
Total Credits: 12
2L Constitutional Law I
Criminal Law
Electives (5-6 credits)
Total Credits: 10-11
 Constitutional Law II
Professional REsponsibility
Electives (4-5credits)
Total Credits: 10-11
3L Electives
Total Credits: 10-11
 Electives
Total Credits: 10-11
4L Electives
Total Credits: 10-11
 Electives
Total Credits: 10-11