Curriculum

  • 90 credits required to graduate

Designed to prepare you for the bar exam – We structured our curriculum with a strong emphasis on bar-tested material, providing you with foundational knowledge in civil procedure, constitutional and criminal law, contracts, and more. Graduates will be eligible to sit for the bar exam in all 50 states.

Emphasis on practical skills – Benefit from Seattle U Law’s highly-ranked Legal Writing program to learn writing and oral advocacy skills that are crucial to a successful legal practice.

Experiential learning opportunities – Our top 20 Clinic program and extensive Externship program allow you to develop your legal skills and knowledge by serving actual clients on real cases.

TERMCOURSECREDITSCUMUL. CREDITS
FALL 1 Legal Writing I 3
Torts A* 2
Civ Pro* 5
          8
SPRING 1 Legal Writing I 3
Torts B* 3
Criminal Law* 4
          20
SUMMER 1 Admin (online-only) 3
Prof Resp (online-only) 3
          26
TERMCOURSECREDITSCUMUL. CREDITS
FALL 2 Contracts A* 2
Legal Writing II 3
Property* 5
          36
SPRING 2 Contracts B* 3
Con Law * 4
Crim Pro* 3
          46
SUMMER 2 Evidence (online-only) 4
T&E (online-only) 3
          53
TERMCOURSECREDITSCUMUL. CREDITS
FALL 3 Business Entities 4
Family Law 3
IP 3
          63
SPRING 3 Pretrial Advocacy 4
UCC-Sales 3
Con Law II 3
          73
SUMMER 3 6 credits from:
Ind'l Inc. Tax (online-only) 4
Civ Pro II (online-only) 2
Legal Research (online-only) 2
Externship (online-only) 2-6
          79
TERMCOURSECREDITSCUMUL. CREDITS
FALL 3.5 11 credits from:
UCC-Sec Trans 3
ADR 3
Remedies 3
Bar Skills 3
Clinic Externship 2-5
          90

Sample curriculum – subject to change