The Catholic University of America

Course Requirements

The following courses are required for the J.D. degree:

   > Constitutional Law II
   > Professional Skills
   > Professional Responsibility
   > Transition-to-Practice
   > Upper-Level Writing

Strongly Recommended
Courses for All Students

These courses are foundational for all areas of legal practice.

> Corporations
> Criminal Procedure
> Evidence


Specialized Practice Areas

Upper-level students who want to specialize in a particular area of the law can pursue either a  practice area concentration or one of our intensive certificate programs.

> Certificate Programs (Institutes)
> Concentrations & Other Practice Areas
> Practice Area Course Clusters