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Law BA/Law JD - Curricular Plan

(HEGIS: 14.00 LAW UNCLASSIFIED, CIP: 22.0000 Legal Studies, General)

School of Law

405B O'Brian Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260

James G. Milles
Vice Dean for Undergraduate Studies, Professor of Law

Melinda R. Saran
Vice Dean for Social Justice Initiatives

Amber Melvin
Program Coordinator

Associated Programs

Associated Subjects

Curricular Plan

A Curricular Plan provides a roadmap for completing this academic program and the UB Curriculum on time. Your actual plan may vary depending on point of entry to the university, course placement and/or waivers based on standardized test scores, earned alternative credit and/or college transfer credit.

All students are encouraged to use this plan in conjunction with other academic planning resources such as your academic advisor, the HUB Academic Advisement Report, My Planner and Path Finder tool.

In addition to following this course roadmap, all other admission and academic requirements of this major as listed in the Undergraduate Catalog must be met in order to successfully complete this degree.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
LAW 101LEC Intro American Legal System M 3
LAW 201LEC Common Law M 3
Liberal Arts Elective E 3
UB Seminar UBS 3
ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric CL1 4
Total Credits: 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
LAW 202LEC Public Law M 3
Diversity in the United States DIV 3
Math & Quant Reasoning MQR 4
Thematic Pathway 1 P 3
Critical Reasoning Methods (1xx/2xx level) M 3
Total Credits: 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
LAW 301LEC Legal Reasoning M 3
Scientific Literacy 1 with lab SLI1 4
Global Pathway 1: Foreign Language P 5
Thematic Pathway 2 P 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Law 3XX Intermediate Law Course 1 M 3
Scientific Literacy 2 SLI2 3
Global Pathway 2: Foreign Language P 5
Problems & Issues - select from 3xx M 3
Total Credits: 14

Junior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
Systems and Contexts - select from 3XX M 3
Law 3XX Intermediate Law Course M 3
Thematic Pathway 3 P 3
Communication Literacy 2 CL2 3
Subject Focus Elective from List F M 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Law 3XX Intermediate Law Course 3 M 3
LAW 4XX Advanced Law Seminar 1 M 3
UBC 399MNT UB Curriculum Capstone CAP 1
Subject Focus Elective from List F M 3
Liberal Arts Elective E 1
Law 4XX Advanced Law Seminar 2 M 3
Total Credits: 14

Senior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
LAW Free Elective 5XX M 3
LAW Free Elective 5XX M 3
LAW 509LEC Torts M 4
LAW 501LEC Civil Procedure M 4
Total Credits: 14
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
LAW 507LEC Property M 4
LAW 515LEC Legal Analys, Writing & Res I M 4
LAW 503LEC Contracts M 4
LAW 505LEC Criminal Law M 4
Total Credits: 16

Fifth Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
LAW 511LEC Constitutional Law 1 M 4
LAW 516LEC Legal Analys, Writing & Res II M 3
LAW 564LEC Legal Ethics and Pro Respon M 3
LAW Experiential Elective M 3
Total Credits: 13
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
LAW Experiential Elective M 3
LAW Seminar Elective M 3
LAW Research Writing Elective M 3
LAW Free Elective M 3
LAW Free Elective M 3
Total Credits: 15

Sixth Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
LAW Free Elective M 3
LAW Free Elective M 3
LAW Free Elective M 3
LAW Free Elective M 3
LAW Free Elective M 4
Total Credits: 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
LAW Free Elective M 3
LAW Free Elective M 3
LAW Free Elective M 3
LAW Free Elective M 3
LAW Free Elective M 4
Total Credits: 16
Total Credits Required for Degree:
180
Curricular Category Key
Category Description
M Course required for major (including pre-requisites needed for admission to major)
E Elective (course not required for major or UB Curriculum)
UB Curriculum
CAP UB Capstone
CL1/CL2 Communication Literacy (2 required)
DIV Diversity in the United States
MQR Math and Quantitative Reasoning
P Pathway Course (6 required: 3 Global, 3 Thematic)
SLI1/SLI2 Scientific Literacy and Inquiry (2 required)
UBS UB Seminar
Note: Some classes may count toward both a major (M) and UB Curriculum (UBC) requirement. Courses that count toward more than one requirement are indicated by a "/" (slash) in the category column, indicating which categories the course will satisfy.
 
Published: Aug 02, 2021 11:30:14