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2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Doctor of Jurisprudence, JD

JD Degree Requirements: UH Law Center

Graduation Requirements:

Credits - 90 semester credit hours are required for graduation with 2.33 minimum GPA. In addition to the first year required curriculum, each student must complete the following courses at the Law Center to graduate:

Professional Responsibility Course - 3-hour Professional Responsibility course must be taken and a passing grade received.

Upper Level Writing Requirement - Students entering in Fall 2013 or after can only satisfy this requirement by completing (1) a writing seminar (designated by prefix “WRS”) and earning a grade of “C” or better; or (2) a writing course (designated by the prefix “WRC”) and earning a grade of “C” or better.

Required Practice Skills Course -Students must take and pass a course that satisfies the “Practice Skills” requirement. The courses that satisfy this requirement are identified on each course schedule. There is a tab at the top of each semester’s schedule that will allow you to view the specific classes that meet the Practice Skills requirement. 

See the Law Student Handbook more information.