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Law BA - 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 Saran
Vice Dean for Social Justice Initiatives

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 or Pathway CL1 or P 4 or 3
Total Credits: 15 or 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
LAW 202LEC Public Law M 3
Diversity in the United States DIV 3
Math & Quantitative Reasoning MQR 4
ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric or Pathway CL1 or P 4 or 3
Critical Reasoning Methods M 3
Total Credits: 16 or 17

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
LAW 301LEC Legal Reasoning M 3
Scientific Literacy 1 with Lab SLI1 4
Pathway P 5
Pathway P 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
LAW 303LEC Lawyers and Clients M 3
Scientific Literacy 2 SLI2 3
Pathway P 5
Problems & Issues (select from 3/4xx) M 3
Total Credits: 14

Junior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
Systems and Contexts (select from 3/4xx) M 3
LAW 305LEC Intro to Criminal Law M 3
Pathway P 3
Communication Literacy 2 CL2 3
Pathway P 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
LAW 306LEC Family Law M 3
LAW 401LEC American Legal History M 3
UBC 399MNT UB Curriculum Capstone CAP 1
Liberal Arts Elective M 3
Liberal Arts Elective M 3
Elective E 1
Total Credits: 14

Senior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
LAW 404LEC The Jury Trial M 3
Subject Focus Elective from list F M 3
Liberal Arts Elective (300-400 level) M 3
Liberal Arts Elective (300-400 level) M 3
Liberal Arts Elective (300-400 level) M 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Subject Focus Elective from list F M 3
Liberal Arts Elective (300-400 level) M 3
Liberal Arts Elective (300-400 level) M 3
Liberal Arts Elective (300-400 level) M 3
Liberal Arts Elective (300-400 level) M 3
Total Credits: 15
Total Credits Required for Degree:
120
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: Nov 11, 2020 14:29:55