All students must take the following required courses during their tenure at George Mason University School of Law:

Required Course  Credit Hours
Legal Research, Writing and Analysis I  2
Contracts I  3
Property 4
Civil Procedure  4
Torts I 3
Economic Foundations of Legal Studies  2
Legal Research, Writing and Analysis II  2
Torts II 3
Contracts II  4
Jurisprudential Foundations of Legal Studies 2
Criminal Law 3
Legal Research, Writing and Analysis III 2
Constitutional Law  4
Legal Research, Writing and Analysis IV 2
Administrative Law 3
Professional Responsibility 2

Schedule of Required Courses for the General Law Program

First Year - Fall   First Year - Fall  
       
DAY DIVISION   EVENING DIVISION  
Legal Research, Writing, and Analysis I  2 Legal Research, Writing, and Analysis I-A  1
Torts I 3 Torts I 3
Contracts I 3 Contracts I 3
Property 4 Economic Foundations of Legal Studies  3
Economic Foundations of Legal Studies  3 Total 10
Total 15    
       
       
First Year - Spring   First Year - Spring  
Legal Research, Writing, and Analysis II 2 Legal Research, Writing, and Analysis I-B 1
Torts II 3 Torts II 3
Contracts II 3 Contracts II 3
Civil Procedure 4 Civil Procedure 4
Criminal Law 3  Total 11
 Total 15    
       
       
Second Year - Fall   Second Year - Fall  
Legal Research, Writing, and Analysis III 2 Legal Research, Writing, and Analysis II 2
Constitutional Law 4 Constitutional Law[1] 4
Electives 6-9  Property 4
  12-15   10
       
Second Year - Spring   Second Year - Spring  
Legal Research, Writing, and Analysis IV 2 Legal Research, Writing, and Analysis II[2] 2
Administrative Law 3 Administrative Law[3] 3
Electives 7-10 Criminal Law 3
Total 12-15 Electives 2-4
       
    Total 10-12
       
Total Hours: 84 Total Hours: 84

Note:

1. The administration will have the discretion to move Constitutional Law to the fifth semester for part-time / evening track students.

2. Part-time / evening students would take LRWA-IV during the summer, or during the spring semester of their second or third years.

3. The administration will have the discretion to move Administrative Law to the sixth semester for part-time / evening track students.