Kendra Millay (firstname.lastname@example.org) in ASA can serve as an advising resource to students who have questions about graduation requirements and their progress to fulfilling these graduation requirements.
JD Graduation Requirements
- 87 total credits
- 34 first-year credits
- 53 upper-level credits
- 4 co-ops in a legal setting (fall-start transfer students need 3 co-ops)
- Upper-Level Rigorous Writing Requirement*
- Public Interest Requirement
- Required Upper-Level Courses:
- Professional Responsibility
- 6 credits of Experiential Education Courses (not required for the class of 2018)*
*Please note: You may not use the same course to satisfy both the Experiential Education Requirement and the Upper-Level Writing Requirement. Meaning, you may not use a paper written in a course for your Experiential Education Requirement to also satisfy your Upper-Level Writing Requirement.
- Except when approved by the Dean, students may not earn more than a total of six (6) credits of independent study toward the J.D. degree, and may not earn more than three (3) credits of independent study in any one (1) quarter
Students who do not transfer credits from non-ABA programs may earn up to twelve (12) credits that do not qualify for in-class instructional minutes for ABA purposes. (e.g., Independent Study, Moot Court and Legal Competitions, ALE, etc.)
Students who transfer credits from non-ABA programs may earn up to nine (9) credits that do not qualify for in-class instructional minutes for ABA purposes.