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 5199 Research Project (1-4 Units)

Credits : 4
This course allows students to design a graduate research project in law to facilitate focused learning on a topic of interest to the student. The project must be approved by the Dean.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Introduce self and explain course objectives.
  • Examine and understand goal of a research project course.
  • Determine and identify area of law learner will focus on for the research project.
  • Identify topics or issues of interest to law learner within a specific area of law.
  • Evaluate and comprehend proposed topics or issues.
  • Find and evaluate best reference materials for identified project.
  • Evaluate and outline research strategy and timeline for identified project.
  • Examine and comprehend how learner's researched materials integrate into learner's overall research project.
  • Examine and understand citation.
  • Synthesize course concepts and researched material into a graduate project/term paper.
  • Integrate reflections, ideas and analytical writings into graduate project.
  • Evaluate and examine writings for proper grammar, punctuation and usage.
  • Synthesize course concepts through interaction and discussion with other learners and faculty mentor.
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2L, 3L & 4L Required Courses

LAW 5199 Research Project (1-4 Units)

Credits : 4
This course allows students to design a graduate research project in law to facilitate focused learning on a topic of interest to the student. The project must be approved by the Dean.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Introduce self and explain course objectives.
  • Examine and understand goal of a research project course.
  • Determine and identify area of law learner will focus on for the research project.
  • Identify topics or issues of interest to law learner within a specific area of law.
  • Evaluate and comprehend proposed topics or issues.
  • Find and evaluate best reference materials for identified project.
  • Evaluate and outline research strategy and timeline for identified project.
  • Examine and comprehend how learner's researched materials integrate into learner's overall research project.
  • Examine and understand citation.
  • Synthesize course concepts and researched material into a graduate project/term paper.
  • Integrate reflections, ideas and analytical writings into graduate project.
  • Evaluate and examine writings for proper grammar, punctuation and usage.
  • Synthesize course concepts through interaction and discussion with other learners and faculty mentor.
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Elective Courses

LAW 5199 Research Project (1-4 Units)

Credits : 4
This course allows students to design a graduate research project in law to facilitate focused learning on a topic of interest to the student. The project must be approved by the Dean.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Introduce self and explain course objectives.
  • Examine and understand goal of a research project course.
  • Determine and identify area of law learner will focus on for the research project.
  • Identify topics or issues of interest to law learner within a specific area of law.
  • Evaluate and comprehend proposed topics or issues.
  • Find and evaluate best reference materials for identified project.
  • Evaluate and outline research strategy and timeline for identified project.
  • Examine and comprehend how learner's researched materials integrate into learner's overall research project.
  • Examine and understand citation.
  • Synthesize course concepts and researched material into a graduate project/term paper.
  • Integrate reflections, ideas and analytical writings into graduate project.
  • Evaluate and examine writings for proper grammar, punctuation and usage.
  • Synthesize course concepts through interaction and discussion with other learners and faculty mentor.
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