Students usually complete the full-time day program in three years. Classes meet Monday through Friday, with an occasional advanced elective on Saturday. Classes vary in length from one to three hours.
A full-time student must take between twelve and fifteen credits per semester. Students should anticipate three hours of preparation for each hour of class.
|Contracts I & II||6|
|Lawyering Skills 1 and 2 (Formerly Legal Writing I & II)||4|
|Real Property I & II||6|
|Torts I & II||6|
|Constitutional Law I & II||6|
|(Legal Methods I)*||1|
|(Legal Methods II)*||1|
|Lawyering Skills 4 (Formerly Professional Skills II)||2|
|Legal Analysis Workshop||3|
|Remaining Required Courses**||Units|
|Lawyering Skills 3 (Formerly Professional Skills I)||2|
|Total Units Required for Graduation||87|
Note: The following elective courses are not required, but are highly recommended.
Legal Analysis Strategies
Wills and Trusts
*Rising 2L students who completed their first year with a GPA between 2.5 and 2.92, will be pre-enrolled in Legal Methods I for the Fall semester and Legal Methods II for the Spring semester. This is a year-long class but if students demonstrate a sufficient level of writing and test-taking skills by the end of the of the first semester, they will be able to grade out of the second semester. The criteria is listed in the course syllabus.
**It is recommended that students take these courses in their 2L year.