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Day Curriculum

First-Year Day Required Courses (30 crs. per year)

Fall Semester                                      
Credits       Spring Semester                                                 
Credits
Civil Procedure and Drafting I
Contracts I
Legal Research and Writing I
Property I
Torts I
3
3
3
3
3
          Civil Procedure II
Contracts II
Criminal Law
Legal Research and Writing II
Property II
Torts II
2
3
3
2
3
2

Second-Year Day Required Courses (32 crs. per year)

Fall Semester Credits           SpringSemester                                         Credits
Constitutional Law
Criminal Procedure: Fundamentals
2
 2 

OR
Constitutional Law II
Criminal Procedure: The Police Function
3
3
*Recommended courses for Second-Year Day students: Evidence (required), either Corporations and Other Business Entities (required, 4 cr., 1 semester) or Corporate and Partnership Law (fall) and Advanced Corporate Law and Business Entities (spring) (required, 2 cr. each semester), Estates and Trusts, Federal Income Taxation, and Family Law

 

Third-Year Day Required Courses (34 crs. per year) 

Fall Semester                                       Credits               Spring Semester                                                    Credits
Remedies at Law and in Equity 2

Required Courses That Can Be Taken in Any Upper-Level Year (24 crs.)

Fall Semester                                  
Credits          
Spring Semester Credits

Corp. & Partnership Law  AND
Corp. & Other Business Entities
Evidence
Professional Responsibility
Sales

2
4
3
3
2

Advanced Corporate Law and Business Entities

OR

Sales

2

 

2

 

Course Descriptions may be found on the Registrar's Class Schedules/Curriculum page.

See also LLM Curriculum

Courses shown are required. Students are advised that the graduation requirement for all divisions is 88 credits as of Fall 2012.

All matriculating students are required to satisfy an upper-level writing requirement and a professional skills course.

Because Duquesne periodically reviews and revises its curriculum, course offerings and credit hours are subject to change at any time.