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Second and Third Year Information and Requirements

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Upper-Level Requirements

Upper-Level Electives

  • To graduate, a student must have satisfactorily completed 90 semester hours of credit, including all required courses, with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.20 or better.
  • The additional courses needed to fulfill the 90 semester hours required for graduation may be selected from a broad range of upper-level elective courses that provide training in litigation and other lawyering skills and expose students to the full range of legal practice areas. Typically, several seminars are offered each semester. Past topics include civil rights litigation, corporate governance donative transfers, educational law, environmental law, family law, Illinois constitutional law, immigration law, international business, medical malpractice, sports and entertainment law, and tax policy.
  • The College of Law also offers six certificate programs that enable students to focus on specialized areas of the law.

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