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LLM in United States Law Courses

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Fundamentals Track: 26 units*

Required Courses - 4 units

12 units of the Following Coursework

10 units of Elective Credit

* Bar Requirements (Curricular):

  • For California, students must take a minimum of one course in four separate subjects tested on the California Bar Examination of not less than a total of twelve (12) units. One of the courses must be Professional Responsibility (Introduction to Ethical Lawyering) that covers the California Rules of Professional Conduct, relevant sections of the California Business and Professions Code, the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, and leading federal and state case law on the subject.

  • For New York, students need to take a minimum of 2 credits in each of the following courses:
    Professional Responsibility (Introduction to Ethical Lawyering); U.S. Legal Research, Writing & Analysis; American legal studies, American legal system, or similar course (Introduction to U.S. Law); and a minimum of 6 credits in other courses tested on the New York Bar Exam.

Flexible Track: 26 units

Required Courses - 4 units

12 units of the Following Coursework

10 units of Elective Credit

Please refer to the course catalog for a complete list of doctrinal law courses.