First Year Curriculum

First-year students build a strong foundation of core knowledge and fundamental skills as they learn to analyze legal problems.

See the detailed class schedule for professors, dates, times, and classrooms.

Full-Time Schedule (Subject to Change)

Fall 2014

LAW 516 Civil Procedure I (3 credit hours)
LAW 509 Contracts I (3 credit hours)
LAW 513 Criminal Justice (4 credit hours)*
LAW 504 Legal Practice I (3 credit hours)
LAW 520C Legal Research (3 credit hour)

*Ulu Lehua Scholars will take LWUL 501 American Legal Systems (3 credit hours) in place of Criminal Justice.

Spring 2015

LAW 517 Civil Procedure II (3 credit hours)
LAW 510 Contracts II (3 credit hours)
LAW 505 Legal Practice II (2 credit hours)
LAW 518 Real Property I (4 credit hours)
LAW 522 Torts I (4 credit hours)

Part-Time Schedule (Subject to Change)

Foundational Curriculum Sequence and Schedule 

Students Entering in “A” Cycle Year (2014):

  Fall Spring Summer
First Year

Contracts I & II
(6 credits)

Legal Practice I
(3 credits)

Legal Research
(1 credit)

Property
(4 credits)

Criminal Justice
(4 credits)

Legal Practice II
(2 credits)

 
Second Year

Civil Procedure I
(3 credits)

Constitutional Law
(3 credits)

Elective

Civil Procedure II
(3 credits)

Torts
(4 credits)

Elective

 
      Second Year Seminar
(4 credits)

 


Students Entering in “B” Cycle Year (2015):

  Fall Spring Summer
First Year

Civil Procedure I
(3 credits)

Constitutional Law
(3 credits)

Legal Practice I
(3 credits)

Legal Research
(1 credit)

Civil Procedure II
(3 credits)

Torts
(4 credits)

Legal Practice II
(2 credits)

 
Second Year

Contracts I & II 
(6 credits)

Elective

Property
(4 credits)

Criminal Justice
(4 credits)

Elective

 
      Second Year Seminar
(4 credits)
 

Students admitted to the Evening Part-Time Program complete their required doctrinal courses during their first two years of study. Depending on their entering year, students start with either the A Track or B Track of courses, and then complete the other track of courses in their second year of study. Regardless of entering year, Evening Part-TIme Program students will take Legal Practice I & II during their first year in the program. During their second year in the program, students are free to take elective courses in addition to their required courses.

Contact

Denise E. Antolini

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Phone
(808) 956-6238