Campbell Law School


The curriculum that follows is required of all law students. Additional requirements for students pursuing the advocacy, business, or intellectual property tracks, as well as students not electing a track, are also explained below. All students must complete a total of 90 hours for graduation.

Core J.D. track More ▼

Fall Semester (15 hours)
Civil Procedure I
Contracts I
Criminal Law
Legal Research and Writing I
Property I
Torts I

Spring Semester (15 hours)
Civil Procedure II
Contracts II
Constitutional Law I
Legal Research and Writing II
Property II
Torts II

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Required upper level courses More ▼

Advanced Legal Writing

Business Organizations

Constitutional Law II
Criminal Procedure
Jurisprudence Requirement
Planning Requirement
Professional Responsibility and Ethics

Rigorous Writing Experience Requirement *
Sales and Leases
Secured Transactions
Trial Advocacy
Wills and Trusts

Note: Students may enroll in upper-level required courses any time after the first year, subject to prerequisites.

* The RWE Guidelines and RWE Form are available at the law school's "allaccess"intranet website under the Academic Resources/Registrar tabs.

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Jurisprudence requirement More ▼

Fulfilled by successful completion of one of the following courses:

Christian Perspectives on Legal Thought

Introduction to Legal Theory: Ancient to Modern

Twentieth Century Legal Theory

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Planning requirement More ▼

Students must take, in addition to the required courses, one of the following planning courses:

Advanced Trial and Appellate Advocacy (Part II) (beginning Spring 2016)
Business Planning
Contract Planning
Corporations: From Formation to Major Transactions I
Elder Law Planning
Entertainment Law
Estate Planning
Family Law Planning
Federal Criminal Law Planning (formerly Federal Criminal Defense Planning)
Homeowners Association Law and Planning
Land Use Regulation (beginning Summer 2015)
Patent Preparation and Prosecution
Real Property Planning

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Our curriculum's challenging nature stems from our commitment to a professional legal education, combining theoretical inquiry with practical skills development.