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 5143 Uniform Commercial Code

Credits : 4
The study of Articles I and II of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) related to the sale of goods. Analysis of the law relating to contract formation, enforced and breached when there is a transaction in goods; includes buyers and sellers remedies and the law of warranty.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Examine the basic concepts of the sale and lease of goods, including Articles I & II, “Transactions in Goods,” Merchants, and international sales.
  • Examine and apply the factors involved in the formation of sales contracts between merchants, including the statute of frauds, parol evidence rule, and offer and acceptance.
  • Compare and contrast various warranties, including warranty of title, warranties of quality, warranty disclaimers and limitations, defenses in warranty actions, and UCC warranties and the Magnuson-Moss Act.
  • Analyze the terms of a sales contract, including filling in the gaps, identification of the goods, and terms related to risk of loss.
  • Examine and explain contract performance, including installment sales, perfect tender rule, cure, rejection and acceptance, revocation of acceptance, and impossibility of performance.
  • Examine and apply buyers’ and sellers’ remedies, anticipatory repudiation, and the statute of limitations.
  • Analyze and compare documents of title, including warehouse receipts, bills of lading, due negotiation, and collection through banks.
  • Examine letters of credit, including the duties and rights of the issuer.
  • Synthesize course concepts through interaction and discussion with other learners and faculty mentor.
  • Analyze facts from a hypothetical and apply the applicable rule of law to demonstrate mastery of legal analytical skills.
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2L, 3L & 4L Required Courses

LAW 5143 Uniform Commercial Code

Credits : 4
The study of Articles I and II of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) related to the sale of goods. Analysis of the law relating to contract formation, enforced and breached when there is a transaction in goods; includes buyers and sellers remedies and the law of warranty.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Examine the basic concepts of the sale and lease of goods, including Articles I & II, “Transactions in Goods,” Merchants, and international sales.
  • Examine and apply the factors involved in the formation of sales contracts between merchants, including the statute of frauds, parol evidence rule, and offer and acceptance.
  • Compare and contrast various warranties, including warranty of title, warranties of quality, warranty disclaimers and limitations, defenses in warranty actions, and UCC warranties and the Magnuson-Moss Act.
  • Analyze the terms of a sales contract, including filling in the gaps, identification of the goods, and terms related to risk of loss.
  • Examine and explain contract performance, including installment sales, perfect tender rule, cure, rejection and acceptance, revocation of acceptance, and impossibility of performance.
  • Examine and apply buyers’ and sellers’ remedies, anticipatory repudiation, and the statute of limitations.
  • Analyze and compare documents of title, including warehouse receipts, bills of lading, due negotiation, and collection through banks.
  • Examine letters of credit, including the duties and rights of the issuer.
  • Synthesize course concepts through interaction and discussion with other learners and faculty mentor.
  • Analyze facts from a hypothetical and apply the applicable rule of law to demonstrate mastery of legal analytical skills.
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Elective Courses

LAW 5143 Uniform Commercial Code

Credits : 4
The study of Articles I and II of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) related to the sale of goods. Analysis of the law relating to contract formation, enforced and breached when there is a transaction in goods; includes buyers and sellers remedies and the law of warranty.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Examine the basic concepts of the sale and lease of goods, including Articles I & II, “Transactions in Goods,” Merchants, and international sales.
  • Examine and apply the factors involved in the formation of sales contracts between merchants, including the statute of frauds, parol evidence rule, and offer and acceptance.
  • Compare and contrast various warranties, including warranty of title, warranties of quality, warranty disclaimers and limitations, defenses in warranty actions, and UCC warranties and the Magnuson-Moss Act.
  • Analyze the terms of a sales contract, including filling in the gaps, identification of the goods, and terms related to risk of loss.
  • Examine and explain contract performance, including installment sales, perfect tender rule, cure, rejection and acceptance, revocation of acceptance, and impossibility of performance.
  • Examine and apply buyers’ and sellers’ remedies, anticipatory repudiation, and the statute of limitations.
  • Analyze and compare documents of title, including warehouse receipts, bills of lading, due negotiation, and collection through banks.
  • Examine letters of credit, including the duties and rights of the issuer.
  • Synthesize course concepts through interaction and discussion with other learners and faculty mentor.
  • Analyze facts from a hypothetical and apply the applicable rule of law to demonstrate mastery of legal analytical skills.
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