Juris Master (J.M.) - General

Juris Master (J.M.) - General

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2023 through summer 2024. 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
JURI 510Introduction to Legal Systems and Research3
JURI 515Legal Writing and Analysis3
JURI 520Constitutional Law3
JURI 580Ethics and Professional Responsibility3
JURI 600Foundations of Law3
JURI 610Jurisprudence/Legal History3
Total Hours18
General Cognate
JURI Elective 13
JURI Elective 13
JURI Elective 13
JURI Elective 13
Total Hours12
1

Choose a 500-600 level JURI course not already included in the major, except JURI 690 Legal Research and Writing I - Capstone (3 c.h.) and JURI 695 Legal Research and Writing II - Capstone (3 c.h.)

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 30 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than two grades of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ & C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
JURI 510 Introduction to Legal Systems and Research 3
JURI 600 Foundations of Law 1 3
JURI 610 Jurisprudence/Legal History 3
 Hours9
Second Semester
JURI 515 Legal Writing and Analysis 3
JURI 520 Constitutional Law 3
JURI 580 Ethics and Professional Responsibility 3
Elective 2 3
 Hours12
Third Semester
Elective 2 3
Elective 2 3
Elective 2 3
 Hours9
 Total Hours30
1

Course must be completed during the first term of enrollment in the program

2

Choose a 500-600 level JURI course not already required in the major, except
JURI 690 and JURI 695

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