Required Courses by Semester for Students Entering Fall 2017

FULL-TIME DIVISION STUDENTS ENTERING FALL 2017

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Fall 2017

Course Hours
Fundamentals of Being a Lawyer 1 hour
Legal Methods 1 hour
Torts 4 hours
Civil Procedure I 3 hours
Legal Writing I 3 hours
Contracts 4 hours
Total 16 hours

Spring 2018

Course Hours
Civil Procedure II 2 hours
Legal Writing II 2 hours
Criminal Law 3 hours
Practice Foundation I: Interviewing and Counseling 3 hours
Property I 2 hours
 Legal Research 2 hours
Total 14 hours

Fall 2018

Course Hours
Constitutional Law 4 hours
Practice Foundation II: Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 3 hours
Property II 2 hours
Required or elective courses (for at least 4 additional hours, for no more than 7 additional hours without approval, and for no more than 8 additional hours in any event) 4-7 hours
Total 13-16 hours

Spring 2019

Course Hours
Capstone I 2 hours
Required or elective courses (for at least 11 additional hours, for no more than 14 additional hours without approval, and for no more than 15 additional hours in any event) 11-14 hours
Total 13-16 hours

Fall 2019

Course Hours
Capstone II 2 hours
Required or elective courses (for at least 11 additional hours, for no more than 14 additional hours without approval, and for no more than 15 additional hours in any event) 11-14 hours
Total 13-16 hours

Spring 2020

Course Hours
Capstone III 2 hours
Required or elective courses (for at least 11 additional hours, for no more than 14 additional hours without approval, and for no more than 15 additional hours in any event) 11-14 hours
Total 13-16 hours

PART-TIME DIVISION STUDENTS ENTERING FALL 2017

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Fall 2017

Course Hours
Fundamentals of Being a Lawyer 1 hour
Legal Methods 1 hour
Civil Procedure I 3 hours
Torts I 2 hours
Legal Writing I 3 hours
Total 10 hours

Spring 2018

Course Hours
Civil Procedure II 2 hours
Legal Writing II 2 hours
Torts II 2 hours
Legal Research 2 hours
Contracts I 2 hours
Total 10

Fall 2018

Course Hours
Property I 2 hours
Criminal Law 3 hours
Practice Foundation I: Interviewing and Counseling 3 hours
Contracts II 2 hours
Total 10 hours

Spring 2019

Course Hours
Practice Foundation II: Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 3 hours
Constitutional Law 4 hours
Property II 2 hours
Optional: Required or elective course or courses (for no more than 3 additional hours) 0-3 hours
Total 9-12 hours

Fall 2019

Course Hours
Required or elective courses (for at least 8 additional hours, for no more than 12 additional hours) 8-12 hours
Total 8-12 hours

Spring 2020

Course Hours
Capstone I 2 hours
Required or elective courses (for at least 6 additional hours, for no more than 10 additional hours) 6-10 hours
Total 8-12 hours

Fall 2020

Course Hours
Capstone II 2 hours
Required or elective courses (for at least 6 additional hours, for no more than 10 additional hours) 6-10 hours
Total 8-12 hours

Spring 2021

Course Hours
Capstone III 2 hours
Required or elective courses (for at least 6 additional hours, for no more than 10 additional hours) 6-10 hours
Total 8-12 hours

J.D. DEGREE REQUIREMENTS* 90 hours

* See full list of degree requirements

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