Juris Doctor (J.D.)

Juris Doctor (J.D.)

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2020 through summer 2021. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
LAW 501Foundations of Law2
LAW 505Contracts I3
LAW 506Contracts II3
LAW 511Torts I3
LAW 512Torts II2
LAW 515Property I2
LAW 516Property II3
LAW 521Civil Procedure I3
LAW 522Civil Procedure II2
LAW 525Lawyering Skills I2
LAW 526Lawyering Skills II3
LAW 531Constitutional Law I3
LAW 532Constitutional Law II3
LAW 535Criminal Law3
LAW 541Criminal Procedure3
LAW 545Evidence 13
LAW 561Business Associations4
LAW 565Professional Responsibility 22
LAW 571Lawyering Skills III2
LAW 572Lawyering Skills IV2
LAW 575Wills, Trusts, and Estates3
LAW 591Taxation of Individuals 33
LAW 595Law Skills V - Trial Advocacy3
Total Hours62
Lawyering Skills VI
Choose one of the following:2-3
Estate Planning
Business Planning
Real Estate Transactions & Dev
Public Policy Lawyering
Advanced Trial Advocacy
Appellate Advocacy
Constitutional Litigation Clinic
Total Hours2-3
Elective Courses
LAW Electives24-25
Total Hours24-25
Jurisprudence Requirement 1
LAW Elective2-3
Total Hours2-3
Second Writing Requirement 1
LAW Elective0-3
Total Hours0-3

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 90 hours
  • Of the 90 credits required for graduation, no more than 12 credits may be through independent studies, clinics, externships (maximum of 4 credits may be applied towards graduation) and co-curricular activities
  • The completion of six semesters (excludes both summer and inter-term sessions) in residence (or equivalent) as a full-time student
  • 2.0 GPA
  • Degree must be completed within 7 years

Program Offered in Residential Format

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