JD | Juris Doctor

Online Law Courses offered in the Juris Doctor Program at CalSouthern

Below you’ll find a list of the required and elective law courses that make up the online Juris Doctor degree program at CalSouthern. The curriculum and course sequencing are designed to provide students with a solid legal education and prepare them to be successful on the State Bar of California Exams.

Required Core Courses

1L Required Courses

LAW 5125 Property I

Credits : 4
Legal analysis of the law of real property, including first and subsequent possession, the system of estates, leaseholds, and transfers of land.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Distinguish between methods of first acquisition of property and evaluate the appropriateness of each to a given circumstance.
  • Examine acquisitions of property by discovery, capture, and creation.
  • Compare methods of subsequent acquisition of property and assess each in light of a particular situation.
  • Examine acquisitions of property by find, adverse possession and gift.
  • Distinguish between the various types of possessory estates.
  • Compare future interests in the transferor and the transferee.
  • Analyze contingent future interests.
  • Analyze common law concurrent interests, including joint tenancies.
  • Distinguish between the various forms of co-ownership, including joint tenancies and marital interests.
  • Examine the law of landlord and tenant.
  • Synthesize course concepts through interaction and discussion with other learners and faculty mentor.
  • Introduce yourself and explain your expectations from the course.
  • Analyze facts from a hypothetical and apply the applicable rule of law to demonstrate master of legal analytical skills.
  • Integrate course concepts in the form of a lecture.
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2L, 3L & 4L Required Courses

LAW 5125 Property I

Credits : 4
Legal analysis of the law of real property, including first and subsequent possession, the system of estates, leaseholds, and transfers of land.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Distinguish between methods of first acquisition of property and evaluate the appropriateness of each to a given circumstance.
  • Examine acquisitions of property by discovery, capture, and creation.
  • Compare methods of subsequent acquisition of property and assess each in light of a particular situation.
  • Examine acquisitions of property by find, adverse possession and gift.
  • Distinguish between the various types of possessory estates.
  • Compare future interests in the transferor and the transferee.
  • Analyze contingent future interests.
  • Analyze common law concurrent interests, including joint tenancies.
  • Distinguish between the various forms of co-ownership, including joint tenancies and marital interests.
  • Examine the law of landlord and tenant.
  • Synthesize course concepts through interaction and discussion with other learners and faculty mentor.
  • Introduce yourself and explain your expectations from the course.
  • Analyze facts from a hypothetical and apply the applicable rule of law to demonstrate master of legal analytical skills.
  • Integrate course concepts in the form of a lecture.
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Elective Courses

LAW 5125 Property I

Credits : 4
Legal analysis of the law of real property, including first and subsequent possession, the system of estates, leaseholds, and transfers of land.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Distinguish between methods of first acquisition of property and evaluate the appropriateness of each to a given circumstance.
  • Examine acquisitions of property by discovery, capture, and creation.
  • Compare methods of subsequent acquisition of property and assess each in light of a particular situation.
  • Examine acquisitions of property by find, adverse possession and gift.
  • Distinguish between the various types of possessory estates.
  • Compare future interests in the transferor and the transferee.
  • Analyze contingent future interests.
  • Analyze common law concurrent interests, including joint tenancies.
  • Distinguish between the various forms of co-ownership, including joint tenancies and marital interests.
  • Examine the law of landlord and tenant.
  • Synthesize course concepts through interaction and discussion with other learners and faculty mentor.
  • Introduce yourself and explain your expectations from the course.
  • Analyze facts from a hypothetical and apply the applicable rule of law to demonstrate master of legal analytical skills.
  • Integrate course concepts in the form of a lecture.
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