Law school courses prepare students for the legal profession and offer students an opportunity to explore the diverse role of law in society. For assistance in choosing courses and planning an individualized curriculum to meet individual interests, students should meet with their assigned faculty advisor, the Associate Dean, or any faculty member. A well-rounded legal education includes most of the following courses which comprise the core knowledge of all lawyers, and which are routinely tested on most state bar examinations.
Core Legal Competence Courses:
- Constitutional Law II (CL&CR 963)
- Criminal Procedure (CRIML 972)
- Sales (CCLAW 984)
- Evidence (SKILS 955)
- Basic Federal Income Taxation (TAX 949)
- Conflict of Laws (SKILS 958)
- Corporations (CCLAW 963)
- Agency, Partnerships, and Limited Liability Entities (CCLAW 955)
- Trusts and Estates (FMEST 960)
- Family Law (FMEST 962)
- Administrative Law (GOVMT 952)
- Remedies (SKILS 986)
For more information on the topics tested on state bar examinations, consult the Student Services website.