Credit Requirements – Day Students
Day students are required to enroll in a minimum of 27 credits per year; and may enroll in 12-15 credits each semester. Enrollment in more than 27 credits in year 2 will not reduce the 27 credit requirement of year 3.
Credit Requirements – Evening Students
Enrollment in more than 21 credits in year 2 and/or year 3 will not reduce the 21 credit minimum required in year 4. Evening students are required to enroll in a minimum of 21 credits per year; and may enroll in 9-12 credits each semester; evening students who complete 64 credits at the end of year 3, may enroll in 20 credits in year 4.
Dual Degree Students
Students enrolled in Dual degree programs are held to the same standard as a day or evening students regards to credits whether enrolled in the Graduate School, Law School or both schools in a semester.
Credit for Clinical and Other Non-Classroom Activities
1. No more than 16 credits of ungraded non-classroom work and clinical fieldwork may be counted toward the degree. Of the 16 credit limit, no more than 12 credits from clinical or internship fieldwork may be counted toward the degree.
2. No student may receive more than two units of credit in a semester for ungraded nonclassroom activities other than regularly scheduled courses or clinical programs. Examples of non-classroom activities to which this subsection applies include directed study, Law Review, Moot Court, a Moot Court team, research assistant, Transnational Law Review, Journal of Health and Biomedical Law, the Journal of High Technology Law, and directed study or thesis. [Example: It is permissible to take a clinical program for 5 credits and receive 2 additional credits for a research assistantship or other non-classroom activity in the same semester. It is not permissible to receive 2 credits for a research assistantship and 2 additional credits for being on a Law Review or Journal in a single semester.]