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Required Courses For Graduation

  • Constitutional Law I (3 units)
  • Criminal Procedure I (3 units)
  • Evidence (4 units)
  • Legal Scholarship Training Seminar (0 units)
  • STEPPS (3 units in fall and 3 units in spring)
  • Torts II (3 units)

Recommended Courses

  • Business Organizations (4 units)
  • Community Property ( 3 units)
  • Constitutional Law II (3 units)
  • Remedies (3 units)
  • Trusts & Estates (3 units)


The following electives are listed by category. Where relevant, some courses may be listed more than once. Not all elective courses are offered every academic year.

Advocacy & Dispute Resolution

Advanced Criminal Litigation
Advanced Mediation
Alternative Dispute Resolution
California Innocence Project I & II
Evidence Advocacy
Mediation or Mediation Clinic
Pretrial Practice
Problem Identification in a Multicultural Setting
Problem Solving & Preventive Law
Problem Solving Skills & Theory
Trial Practice

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights

Administrative Law
Administrative & Legislative Law
Advanced Criminal Justice Seminar
American Legal History I & II
Children and the Law
Constitutional Law II
Constitutional Law Seminar
Current Issues in Constitutional Law
Family Law
First Amendment Seminar

Corporate & Business Law

Accounting for Lawyers
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Antitrust Law
Business Organizations (Corporations)
Business Planning: Modest Business Enterprises
Cyberspace Law
Employee Benefit Law
Employment Discrimination
Employment Law
Federal Income Tax
Labor Law
Legal Drafting
Patent Law
Secured Transactions
Securities Regulation
Trademark Law
Workers Compensation Law

Entertainment & Sports Law

Alternative Dispute Resolution
Copyright Law
Entertainment Law
Labor Law
Legal Drafting
Mediation or Mediation Advocacy
Sports Law
Trademark Law

Family Law

Aging, Law & Public Policy
Children and the Law
Child Welfare Law & Policy
Community Property
Comparative Issues in Gender, Family & Sexuality
Domestic Violence Seminar
Family Law
Juvenile Justice
Trusts & Estates
Women and the Law

Health Law

Bioethics Seminar
Biotechnology Seminar
Health Law & Policy
Law, Science, and Medicine
Medical Malpractice Litigation
Mental Health Law
Practicing Healthcare Compliance
Public Health Law
Representing Healthcare Organizations

International & Comparative Law

Admiralty Law
Comparative Issues in Gender, Family & Sexuality
Comparative Law
Conflict of Laws
Human Rights Law
Immigration Law
International & Foreign Legal Research
International Business Transactions
International Environmental Law
International Law
Law of the Sea
Problem Identification in a Multicultural Setting

Real Estate Law

Accounting for Lawyers
Administrative Law
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Community Property
Construction Defect Litigation
Estate & Gift Tax
Estate Planning
Land Use Regulation
Legal Drafting Mediation or Mediation Advocacy
Real Property Finance
Secured Transactions
Trusts & Estates

Special Interest Electives

Advanced Legal Research
California Sentencing Seminar
Criminal Law Theory: Selected Topics
Environmental Law
Environmental Litigation
Insurance Law & Litigation
Jurisprudence: Selected Topics
Law Office Technology
Practicing Law: Successful Strategies
Products Liability
Telecommunications Law