With a blend of lecture courses, seminars, practice and simulations, students acquire a wide variety of skills in the practical and theoretical aspects of modern criminal law.
To receive the Certificate in Criminal Law, students must successfully complete the following curriculum. Students must receive a grade of C or higher to receive Criminal Law Concentration credit for a course.
Coordinator: Professor Luis E. Chiesa
3 Required Courses
A total of 5 elective courses must be completed from the categories below. Specifically, one lecture and one hands-on course must be taken, in addition to two research courses. The fifth course can be either an additional lecture or hands-on course for a total of 5.
Courses offered may change due to faculty availability. Any student planning to take a course which is not listed above, but which seems appropriate may check with the Concentration/Program Director.
A. Lecture Courses (elect at least 1)
B. Research Courses (seminars, grad. courses in other depts., independent study) (elect at least 2)
C. Hands-On Courses (elect at least 1)