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Evening / Part-Time Day Curriculum

First Year Evening / Part-Time Day Required Courses (21 crs. per year)

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

Second Year Evening / Part-Time Day Required Courses (22 crs. per year)

Fall Semester                        
Constitutional Law I               
Property I
Criminal Law
Credits 
2
3
3
      

Spring Semester
Constitutional Law II
Property II
Criminal Procedure: Fundamentals

                OR

Criminal Procedure: The Police Function

Credits
3
3
2

 

3

Third Year Evening / Part-Time Day Required Courses (22 crs. per year)

Fall Semester                        

Required courses or
Electives

Credits

12 max

     

Spring Semester                                    

Required courses or
Electives

Credits

12 max

*Recommended courses for Third Year Evening/Part Time 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, Basic Federal Income Taxation, and Employment Discrimination.

 

Fourth Year Evening / Part-Time Day Required Courses (22 crs.)

Fall Semester                        
                     
Credits       

Spring Semester                                   
Remedies at Law and in Equity              

Credits
2

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

Fall Semester                       
Corp. & Partner Law

AND

Corp. & Other Bus. Ent.

Evidence
Professional Resp.
Sales

Credits  
2

 

4

3
3
2

     

Spring Semester                                   
Adv. Corp. Law & Bus. Ent.

OR

Sales

Credits
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.