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School of Law

Curriculum

The curriculum reflected in the course grid below and this section, particularly the second and third year requirements, is subject to change as the Dean and faculty evaluate, develop and make enhancements to the academic program.

First Year

FallCreditsSpringCredits
Civil Procedure4Criminal Law3
Contracts I2Contracts II3
Property I3Property II2
Torts I3Torts II2
Legal Research and Writing2Legal Skills-Appellate Advocacy2
Issues in Lawyering & Leadership 1 Issues in Lawyering & Leadership 1
TOTAL15TOTAL13

Winter Term: During the Winter Term, first-year students will take a two-hour Professional Responsibility course, participate in a professionalism simulation and review fall semester examinations.

Second Year

FallCreditsSpringCredits
Constitutional Law I3Criminal Procedure2
Business Associations 4 Constitutional Law II2
Evidence4International/Global 3
Electives, plus required traditional or short courses and/or concentration requirement1-6 Trial Advocacy 3
    Electives, plus required traditional or short courses and/or concentration requirements 2-7
TOTAL12-17TOTAL12-17

 Third Year

FallCreditsSpringCredits

Concentration and capstone requirements; Electives

12-17

Concentration and capstone requirements; Electives

12-17
TOTAL12-17TOTAL12-17

Winter Term: In Winter Term, second- and third-year students will take a variety of seminar and skills courses. The law program also requires completion of an advanced writing requirement during the second and third years.