Curriculum: Delaware

DELAWARE FACULTY POLICY STATEMENT ON THE CURRICULUM

Section 101. General The Widener University School of Law Delaware Campus faculty has approved a general studies curriculum for all students. This required core curriculum consists of 57 hours of instruction in subjects which the faculty deems form a common core of understanding and shared experience, whatever specialty a graduate should follow after graduation. The Law School offers many courses in addition to the core curriculum. Every law student has an opportunity to choose 31 hours of elective credit. This policy statement is intended to serve as a guide to students in selecting courses. It contains a complete list of course prerequisites, based on the thoughtful reflection of faculty who teach in that area. The Law School reserves the right to modify curriculum requirements and course offerings.

(a) Beginning in the Fall 2010, students who complete the first two semesters of law school with a cumulative grade point average of 2.8 or above must complete the following:

Course /Credits

  • Administrative Law /3
  • Civil Procedure /4
  • Constitutional Law I /4
  • Contracts /4
  • Criminal Law /3
  • Evidence /4
  • Legal Methods I & II /5
  • Legal Methods III /2
  • Professional Responsibility /3
  • Property I & II /6
  • Torts /4
  • Electives /46

Total 88

(b) Beginning in the Fall 2010, students who complete the first two semesters of law school with a cumulative grade point average of below 2.8 must complete the following:

Course /Credits

  • Administrative Law /3
  • Business Organizations /4
  • Civil Procedure /4
  • Constitutional Law I & II /6
  • Contracts /4
  • Criminal Law /3
  • Criminal Procedure /3
  • Evidence /4
  • Federal Income Tax /3
  • Legal Methods I, II, & III /7
  • Professional Responsibility /3
  • Property I & II /6
  • Sales & Leases /3
  • Torts /4
  • Electives /31

Total 88

Other Requirements

  • Introduction to Law
  • Writing Requirement
  • Advanced Skills Requirement
  • Professionalism Day Requirement