Faulkner University

Curriculum

Curriculum for Students Admitted Prior to Fall 2011
1st Year Fall Semester
Course Credits
Contracts I 3
Torts I 3
Property I 3
Civil Procedure I 3
Legal Research & Writing I 3
1st Year Spring Semester
Course Credits
Contracts II 3
Torts II 2
Property II 3
Civil Procedure II 2
Legal Research & Writing II 3
Criminal Law 3
2nd Year Fall Semester
Course Credits
Constitutional Law I 3
Evidence 4
2nd Year Spring Semester
Course Credits
Business Associations 4
Constitutional Law II 3
Professional Responsibility 3

Note: Rigorous Writing Requirement and Professional Skills Requirement must be taken during the second or third year.

3rd Year Fall Semester
Course Credits
Remedies 3

A student must complete 90 hours to receive the Juris Doctor degree, 51 of which are required courses.

 


Elective Courses
Note: Some elective courses are not offered every year.

Course
Credits
Administrative Law
3
Advanced Legal Research
2
Advanced Torts (Seminar)
2
Alabama Civil Procedure
2 or 3
Antitrust
3
Appellate Advocacy
3
Arbitration
3
Bankruptcy
3
Children's Rights (Seminar)
2 or 3
Civil Rights (Seminar)
2 or 3
Comparative Constitutional Law (Seminar)
2 or 3
Conflict of Laws
3
Criminal Procedure: Investigation
3
Criminal Procedure: Adjudication
3
Current Issues in Criminal Law (Seminar)
2
Dispute Resolution Processes
3
Elder Law Clinic
3
Employment Law
3
Environmental Law
3
Externship
1, 2, 3 or 4
Family Law
3
Family Violence Clinic
2 or 3
Federal Courts
3
Federal Crimes
3
Federal Income Tax
3
Freedom of Expression (Seminar)
2
Gaming Law (Seminar)
2
Health Law (Seminar)
2 or 3
Independent Study
1, 2 or 3
Insurance Law
3
Intellectual Property
2 or 3
International Law
2 or 3
Interviewing, Counseling & Negotiation
3
Jurisprudence (Seminar)
2 or 3
Land Use Planning
2 or 3
Law & Christian Theology (Seminar)
2 or 3
Legal Drafting
3
Legislation
3
Mediation Clinic
3
Moot Court Competition Team
1 or 2
Negotiable Instruments
3
Pre-Trial Practice
3
Products Liability
3
Real Estate Practice
2 or 3
Religion and the Constitution (Seminar)
2
Sales
2 or 3
Secured Transactions
3
Smart Growth (Seminar)
2
Sports Law
2 or 3
Trial Advocacy
3
Trial Advocacy for Competition
3
Trial Competition
1
Trial Competition Team
1, 2 or 3
Wills & Trusts
4
Worker's Compensation
2 or 3
 
 


This is not an exhaustive list of electives.


 

 
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