Master Curriculum List

The curriculum breakdown for the current entry year is listed below in a drop-down format by program. Additional entry year curriculum information is listed by program and year at the bottom of the page.

Have questions about the curriculum? Contact the Office of Academic Affairs.

Full-Time Curriculum: Fall 2021-Spring 2022


First Year: Students in the bottom half of the class may be required to take Legal Methods (3 credit elective) in the spring of their first year.

In addition to the listed required courses, students must take one upper level writing course and 6 credits of experiential learning after completing their first year.

Total Credits = 88
FIRST YEAR
FallSpring
Civil Procedure I
Civil Procedure II
Contracts I
Contracts II
Torts I
Torts II
Criminal Law
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis II
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis I
Legal Methods
or
Electives
Legal Foundations/Academic Lab
16 Credits15 Credits
SECOND YEAR
FallSpring
Real Property II
Constitutional Law II
Constitutional Law I
Criminal Procedure
Evidence
Mastering Legal Principles I
Business Organizations
Electives
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis II
or
Electives
15 Credits12-16 Credits
THIRD YEAR
FallSpring
Professional Responsibility
Remedies
Mastering Legal Principles II
Mastering Legal Skills
Georgia Practice & Procedure
Electives
Electives
12-18 Credits12-16 Credits

Part-Time Evening Curriculum: Fall 2021-Summer 2022


First Year: Students in the bottom half of the class may be required to take Legal Methods (3 credit elective) in the spring of their first year.

In addition to the listed required courses, students must take one upper level writing course and 6 credits of experiential courses after completing their first year.

Total Credits =88
FIRST YEAR
FallSpringSummer
Contracts I
Contracts II
or
Legal Methods
Criminal Law
Torts I
Torts II
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis I
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis II
Legal Foundations/Academic Lab
10 Credits9 Credits3 Credits
SECOND YEAR
FallSpringSummer
Civil Procedure I
Civil Procedure II
Required Elective
Real Property
Criminal Procedure
Electives
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis II
or
Electives
Electives
9-10 Credits8-9 Credits5-6 Credits
THIRD YEAR
FallSpringSummer
Constitutional Law I
Constitutional Law II
Professional Responsibility
Criminal Procedure
Business Organizations
Electives
Evidence
Mastering Legal Principles I
Georgia Practice & Procedure
Electives
11 Credits9-11 Credits5-6 Credits
FOURTH YEAR
FallSpring
Mastering Legal Principles II
Mastering Legal Skills
Electives
Remedies
Electives
9-11 Credits8-11 Credits

Full-Time Criminal Justice Certificate Curriculum: Fall 2021-Spring 2022


First Year: Students in the bottom half of the class may be required to take Legal Methods (3 credit elective) in the spring of their first year.

In addition to the listed required courses, students must take one upper level writing course and 6 credits of experiential learning after completing their first year.

Total Credits = 88
FIRST YEAR
FallSpring
Civil Procedure I
Civil Procedure II
Contracts I
Contracts II
Torts I
Torts II
Criminal Law
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis II
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis I
Legal Methods
or
Electives
Legal Foundations/Academic Lab
16 Credits15 Credits
SECOND YEAR
FallSpring
Real Property II
Constitutional Law II
Constitutional Law I
Criminal Procedure
Evidence
Mastering Legal Principles I
Business Organizations
Electives
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis II
or
Electives
15 Credits12-16 Credits
THIRD YEAR
FallSpring
Professional Responsibility
Criminal Trial Advocacy
Criminal Pre-Trial Advocacy
Mastering Legal Skills
Advanced Criminal Procedure
Remedies
Criminal Justice Lawyering
Electives
Georgia Practice & Procedure
Mastering Legal Principles II
16 Credits12-16 Credits

Full-Time Curriculum: Fall 2020-Spring 2021


First Year: Students in the bottom half of the class may be required to take Legal Methods (3 credit elective) in the spring of their first year.

In addition to the listed required courses, students must take one upper level writing course and 6 credits of experiential learning after completing their first year.

Total Credits = 88
FIRST YEAR
FallSpring
Civil Procedure I
Civil Procedure II
Contracts I
Contracts II
Torts I
Torts II
Criminal Law
Real Property I
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis I
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis II
Legal Foundations/Academic Lab
Legal Methods
16 Credits15 Credits
SECOND YEAR
FallSpring
Real Property II
Constitutional Law II
Constitutional Law I
Business Organizations
Evidence
Criminal Procedure
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis II
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis III
Electives
Mastering Legal Principles I
Electives
15 Credits15 Credits
THIRD YEAR
FallSpring
Professional Responsibility
Mastering Legal Principles II
Mastering Legal Skills
Remedies
Georgia Practice & Procedure
Electives
Electives
Electives
Electives
Electives
14 Credits12 Credits

Part-Time Evening Curriculum: Fall 2020-Summer 2021


First Year: Students in the bottom half of the class may be required to take Legal Methods (3 credit elective) in the spring of their first year.

Part-time evening students in their second year during the 2020-2021 academic year will take Criminal Procedure in the Fall Semester of their Third Year, Fall of 2021.

In addition to the listed required courses, students must take one upper level writing course and 6 credits of experiential courses after completing their first year.

Total Credits =88
FIRST YEAR
FallSpringSummer
Contracts I
Contracts II
Criminal Law
Torts I
Torts II
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis I
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis II
Legal Foundations/Academic Lab
Legal Methods
10 Credits9 Credits3 Credits
SECOND YEAR
FallSpringSummer
Civil Procedure I
Civil Procedure II
Electives
Real Property I
Real Property II
Electives
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis II
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis III
9 Credits9 Credits3-6 Credits
THIRD YEAR
FallSpringSummer
Constitutional Law I
Constitutional Law II
Professional Responsibility
Evidence
Business Organizations
Electives
Georgia Practice & Procedure
Mastering Legal Principles I
Electives
Electives
9 Credits11 Credits4-5 Credits
FOURTH YEAR
FallSpring
Mastering Legal Skills
Mastering Legal Principles II
Electives
Remedies
Electives
Electives
Electives
9 Credits9-11 Credits

Full-Time Criminal Justice Certificate Curriculum: Fall 2020-Spring 2021


The Criminal Justice Certificate Program begins during the second year. Transfer students, as well as current first year AJMLS students are eligible to apply. Entering first year students are not eligible to apply. The first year curriculum may be referenced above under the Full-Time Curriculum.

To complete the program, students must complete 300 hours of approved field work and take a CJCP workshop that is not for credit during their third year.

Program questions and application information may be directed to Professor Jonathan Rapping, Program Director

Total Credits: 90-92
FIRST YEAR
FallSpring
Civil Procedure I
Civil Procedure II
Contracts I
Contracts II
Torts I
Torts II
Criminal Law
Real Property I
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis I
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis II
Legal Foundations/Academic Lab
16 Credits15 Credits
SECOND YEAR
FallSpring
Real Property II
Criminal Procedure
Constitutional Law I
Business Organizations
Evidence
Constitutional Law II
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis II
Mastering Legal Principles I
Electives
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis III
15 Credits15 Credits
THIRD YEAR
FallSpring
Professional Responsibility
Mastering Legal Principles II
Georgia Practice & Procedure
Advanced Evidence
Mastering Legal Skills
Business Organizations
Criminal Pre-Trial Advocacy
Criminal Trial Advocacy
Electives
Remedies
Electives
Electives
11-13 Credits15 Credits

Full-Time Curriculum: Fall 2019-Spring 2020


These curriculum sequences will apply to students matriculating August of 2019 and later.

Second Year: Students in the bottom half of the class may be required to take Advanced Analytical Methods (2 credit elective) in the fall of their second year.

In addition to the listed required courses, students must take one upper level writing course and 6 credits of experiential learning after completing their first year.

Total Credits = 89
FIRST YEAR
FallSpring
Civil Procedure I
Civil Procedure II
Contracts I
Contracts II
Torts I
Torts II
Criminal Law
Real Property I
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis I
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis II
Legal Methods
16 Credits15 Credits
SECOND YEAR
FallSpring
Real Property II
Constitutional Law II
Constitutional Law I
Business Organizations
Evidence
Criminal Procedure
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis III
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis III
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis II
Mastering Legal Principles I
Electives
Electives
15 Credits15 Credits
THIRD YEAR
FallSpring
Professional Responsibility
Mastering Legal Principles II
Mastering Legal Skills
Remedies
Georgia Practice & Procedure
Electives
Electives
Electives
Electives
Electives
Electives
12 Credits14 Credits

Part-Time Evening Curriculum: Fall 2019-Summer 2020


These curriculum sequences will apply to students matriculating August of 2019 and later.

Second Year: Students in the bottom half of the class may be required to take Advanced Analytical Methods (2 credit elective) in the summer of their second year.

In addition to the listed required courses, students must take one upper level writing course and 6 credits of experiential courses after completing their first year.

Total Credits = 93-99
FIRST YEAR
FallSpringSummer
Contracts I
Contracts II
Criminal Law
Torts I
Torts II
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis I
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis II
Legal Methods
10 Credits9 Credits3 Credits
SECOND YEAR
FallSpringSummer
Civil Procedure I
Civil Procedure II
Criminal Procedure
Real Property I
Real Property II
Electives
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis III
Criminal Procedure
Electives
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis II
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis III
9 Credits9 Credits3-6 Credits
THIRD YEAR
FallSpringSummer
Constitutional Law I
Constitutional Law II
Professional Responsibility
Evidence
Business Organizations
Electives
Georgia Practice & Procedure
Mastering Legal Principles I
Electives
Electives
9 Credits11 Credits4-5 Credits
FOURTH YEAR
FallSpring
Mastering Legal Skills
Mastering Legal Principles II
Electives
Remedies
Electives
Electives
Electives
9 Credits9-11 Credits

Full-Time Criminal Justice Certificate Curriculum: Fall 2019-Spring 2020


The Criminal Justice Certificate Program begins during the second year. Transfer students, as well as current first year AJMLS students are eligible to apply. Entering first year students are not eligible to apply. The first year curriculum may be referenced above under the Full-Time Curriculum.

To complete the program, students must complete 300 hours of approved field work and take a CJCP workshop that is not for credit during their third year.

Program questions and application information may be directed to Professor Jonathan Rapping, Program Director

Total Credits: 90-92
FIRST YEAR
FallSpring
Civil Procedure I
Civil Procedure II
Contracts I
Contracts II
Torts I
Torts II
Criminal Law
Real Property I
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis I
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis II
16 Credits15 Credits
SECOND YEAR
FallSpring
Real Property II
Advanced Criminal Procedure
Constitutional Law I
Criminal Justice Lawyering
Evidence
Constitutional Law II
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis III
Mastering Legal Principles I
Electives
16 Credits15 Credits
THIRD YEAR
FallSpring
Professional Responsibility
Mastering Legal Principles II
Georgia Practice & Procedure
Advanced Evidence
Mastering Legal Skills
Business Organizations
Criminal Pre-Trial Advocacy
Criminal Trial Advocacy
Electives
Remedies
Electives
Electives
11-13 Credits15 Credits