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 5171 Real Estate Transactions

Credits : 4
This course covers the basic elements of real estate transactions, using the residential transaction as a vehicle for exposing the fundamentals of real estate conveyancing, title assurance, and secured financing. Also addressed are the basics of commercial real estate transactions.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate and compare the role of lawyers and brokers in real estate transactions.
  • Evaluate contract performance with an emphasis on risk of loss, the statute of frauds, conditions, remedies, and damages.
  • Evaluate contract closing, including the formalities of transfer and liabilities that survive the deed.
  • Assess title assurance, including the record system and title insurance.
  • Analyze the financing of a real estate purchase, including mortgages, junior liens, transfers of mortgaged property and mortgage interests.
  • Evaluate and compare different forms of home ownership such as single-family homes, condominiums, cooperatives, and time-shares.
  • Synthesize issues related to basic commercial real estate.
  • Examine mortgage default and the foreclosure process
  • Synthesize course concepts through interaction and discussion with other learners and faculty mentor.
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2L, 3L & 4L Required Courses

LAW 5171 Real Estate Transactions

Credits : 4
This course covers the basic elements of real estate transactions, using the residential transaction as a vehicle for exposing the fundamentals of real estate conveyancing, title assurance, and secured financing. Also addressed are the basics of commercial real estate transactions.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate and compare the role of lawyers and brokers in real estate transactions.
  • Evaluate contract performance with an emphasis on risk of loss, the statute of frauds, conditions, remedies, and damages.
  • Evaluate contract closing, including the formalities of transfer and liabilities that survive the deed.
  • Assess title assurance, including the record system and title insurance.
  • Analyze the financing of a real estate purchase, including mortgages, junior liens, transfers of mortgaged property and mortgage interests.
  • Evaluate and compare different forms of home ownership such as single-family homes, condominiums, cooperatives, and time-shares.
  • Synthesize issues related to basic commercial real estate.
  • Examine mortgage default and the foreclosure process
  • Synthesize course concepts through interaction and discussion with other learners and faculty mentor.
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Elective Courses

LAW 5171 Real Estate Transactions

Credits : 4
This course covers the basic elements of real estate transactions, using the residential transaction as a vehicle for exposing the fundamentals of real estate conveyancing, title assurance, and secured financing. Also addressed are the basics of commercial real estate transactions.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate and compare the role of lawyers and brokers in real estate transactions.
  • Evaluate contract performance with an emphasis on risk of loss, the statute of frauds, conditions, remedies, and damages.
  • Evaluate contract closing, including the formalities of transfer and liabilities that survive the deed.
  • Assess title assurance, including the record system and title insurance.
  • Analyze the financing of a real estate purchase, including mortgages, junior liens, transfers of mortgaged property and mortgage interests.
  • Evaluate and compare different forms of home ownership such as single-family homes, condominiums, cooperatives, and time-shares.
  • Synthesize issues related to basic commercial real estate.
  • Examine mortgage default and the foreclosure process
  • Synthesize course concepts through interaction and discussion with other learners and faculty mentor.
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