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JD Part-Time Required Curriculum

For the JD degree, students must earn at least 84 units of course credit, including 36 units in required core courses plus a professional skills course. In the part-time program, required courses are concentrated in the first and second years.
For students who entered prior to fall 2011, a total of 86 units, including 41 units in required courses, are required for graduation.

Students Entering Fall 2011 and Beyond

First–Year Courses Fall Spring
Torts 4 Units
Criminal Law 3 Units
Civil Procedure 4 Units
Contracts 4 Units
Legal Research, Writing, And Analysis 3 Units 3 Units
Second-Year Courses Fall Spring
Constitutional Law 4 Units
Property 4 Units
Criminal Procedure (Req'd for Fall '13 entrants only) 3 Units
Additional Requirements Must be completed after First-Year
Upper Level Writing Requirement
Legal Ethics or Professional Responsibility 3 Units
Professional Skills Requirement Variable
Evidence 4 Units