MSL | Master of Science in Law

Master of Science in Law Degree Courses at CalSouthern

The following law degree courses comprise the Master of Science in Law (MSL) program at CalSouthern. The online MSL degree program covers the major substantive areas of U.S. law (as well as the basic principles of international law), with courses ranging from torts, contracts, property, and constitutional law to domestic relations and intellectual property.

Required Courses

MSL 86250 Property

Credits : 3
Surveys the law of real property, including the land sale transaction, concurrent ownership, zoning, eminent domain, easements and licenses, deeds, title assurance, mortgages, condominiums and cooperatives, and leases.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Analyze land transactions, including contracts of sale, deeds, and mortgages
  • Compare between private land use controls, including easements and licenses
  • Evaluate methods of acquiring ownership to real property and the types of concurrent ownership
  • Examine the law of landlord and tenant and the commercial lease
  • Evaluate title examinations, including recording statutes, inquiry notice, registration of title, and title defects
  • Assess the law of public regulation of private property, including zoning, building codes, eminent domain and taxation
  • Distinguish between condominums and cooperatives as forms of ownership
  • Synthesize course concepts through interaction and discussion with other learners and faculty mentor
  • Integrate course concepts in the form of a final paper, mid-term assignment or movie critique by evaluating and analyzing selective, relevant material(s) and resources(s)
  • Conduct research and select relevent journal articles relevant to your chosen topic
  • Deliver an effective oral presentation through an informative and persuasive presentation

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