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JD/MPA Curriculum

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JD/MPA Curriculum

 

 

REQUIRED COURSES FOR THE JD/MPA DUAL DEGREE PROGRAM

First Year
FALL SEMESTER
Credit Hours SPRING SEMESTER
Credit Hours
   Legal Analysis & Writing I 2    Family Law 3
   Legal Research 1    Legal Analysis & Writing II 2
   Criminal Law 3    Obligations 3
   Contracts 3    Torts II 2
   Basic Civil Procedure 3     Civil Law Property 3
   Torts I 3     Constitutional Law I 2
Total 15 Total 15

 

Second Year
FALL SEMESTER Credit Hours SPRING SEMESTER
Credit Hours
   Evidence 3    Business Entities 3
   Louisiana Civil Procedure I 3    Louisiana Civil Procedure II 2
   Constitutional Law II 3    Professional Responsibility 2
   Adv. Legal Analysis/Writing 2    Trail Advocacy 2
   Principles of Public Admin. 3 Org. Theory or Org. & Sys. Mgmt 3
 Elective  3
Total 14 Total 16

 

Third Year
FALL SEMESTER
Credit Hours SPRING SEMESTER
Credit Hours
   Sales & Leases 3    Research Methods 3
   Economics 3    Security Devices 3
   Commercial Pager 3    Public Finance 3
   Statistics 3    Criminal Procedure 3
   Administrative Law 3    *Elective 3
Total 15 Total 15

 

Fourth Year
FALL SEMESTER
Credit Hours SPRING SEMESTER
Credit Hours
   Human Resource Mgmt. 3    Fed. Jurisdiction & Proced. 4
   Successions 3    Conflicts of Laws 3
   Ethics 3    *Electives 7
   *Electives 7
Total 16 Total 14

 

* Eight semester hours of Law Electives and 12 hours of Public Administration Electives must be completed