Curriculum

First year stuents in the Criminal Justice Honors Program will take the same first year curriculum as regular full time J.D. students. Students accepted into the Program will also participate in a film and lecture series.

To graduate with the Criminal Justice Honors Program Degree, students must complete 300 hors in approved work in the field prior to graduation. This work can be completed in a for-credit externship, in a pro bono capacity, in a clerkship, or some combination thereof.
FIRST YEAR
FallSpring
Civil Procedures I
Civil Procedures II
Contracts I
Contracts II
Torts I
Torts II
Criminal Law
Real Property I
Legal Communication and Process
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis I
Professional & Academic Success Seminar (P.A.S.S.)
12 Credits15 Credits
SECOND YEAR
FallSpring
Constitutional Law I
Constitutional Law II
Evidence
Advanced Evidence
Real Property II
Advanced Criminal Procedure
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis II
Criminal Justice Lawyering
Criminal Procedure - HP
Elective(s) and/or Writing*
16 Credits12-16 Credits
THIRD YEAR
FallSpring
Mastering Legal Skills
Mastering Legal Principles
Professional Responsibility
Business Organizations
Integrated Criminal Practice
Remedies
Honors Externship Class
Criminal Law Ethics
Elective(s) and/or Writing*
Honors Externship Class
Elective(s) and/or Writing*
15 Credits12-16 Credits