Second and Third Years


In addition to first-year courses, students must successfully complete the courses listed below prior to graduation:

  • One or more courses totaling at least 3 hours that provide substantial instruction in legal ethics
  • Jurisprudence (3 hours)
  • An upper-level skills course
  • Upper-Level Writing Requirement: Students must complete this requirement before enrolling in their final semester.

Beginning with students who become first-year students during the 2016-17 academic year, one or more experiential courses totaling at least six credit hours. Experiential courses include simulation courses, law clinics, and field placements.

Before the start of registration for any semester, the appropriate associate dean shall publish a list that identifies all of the courses that will be offered during that semester that will satisfy the legal ethics requirement and the upper-level skills course requirement.