LAW-1005: Legal Foundations

Credits 1
Academic Level

This course is designed to enhance the skills that are necessary to succeed in law school. The course focuses on the ability to analyze and synthesize cases and rules of law; create schema to organize and understand information in law school classes; and apply the law through essay exam writing. The course also provides strategies for taking multiple-choice questions, improving study techniques, and managing stress and time. This course is graded on a pass/fail basis for the purpose of calculating grade point averages; however, students will also receive a final letter grade, which shall be based on the Grading System set forth in the Student Handbook but shall not be subject to the Mandatory Grade Distribution. Students who receive a course grade of “D” or below are required to take Advanced Legal Reasoning.

Course Frequency
Offered at least once per academic year.