Full-Time Required Curriculum
For the JD degree, students who begin their law study in fall 2018 and beyond must earn at least 87 units of course credit, including 49 units in required core courses, plus additional program requirements. In the full-time program, required courses are concentrated in the first and second years.
|Civil Procedure||3 Units||3 Units|
|Contracts||3 Units||3 Units|
|Criminal Law||-||3 Units|
|Criminal Procedure||-||3 Units|
|Legal Writing||3 Units||3 Units|
|Constitutional Law I & II||3 Units||3 Units|
|Property I & II||3 Units||3 Units|
|Upper Division Courses||Must be completed after first year|
|Legal Drafting||2 Units|
|Legal Ethics or Professional Responsibility||3 Units|
|Upper Level Writing Requirement||0 Units|
Additional Program Requirements
Bar Subjects: students must take a minimum of two California bar subject courses, which include Community Property, Corporations, Remedies, and Wills & Trusts.
Experiential Learning: students must also take one or more experiential course(s) totaling at least 6 units. An experiential course may be a simulation course, law clinic or externship.