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, secured financing and federal income taxation. Also addressed are commercial real estate transactions, financing and leasing techniques and current issues related to distressed properties and environmental regulation.

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, secured financing and federal income taxation. Also addressed are commercial real estate transactions, financing and leasing techniques and current issues related to distressed properties and environmental regulation.

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, secured financing and federal income taxation. Also addressed are commercial real estate transactions, financing and leasing techniques and current issues related to distressed properties and environmental regulation.

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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