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SJD Curriculum Breakdown

FALL MATRICULATION - FIRST YEAR
Semester
Number of Credits
Complete and submit to his/her Dissertation Supervisor a revised research proposal and a bibliography that substantially builds on the initial proposal submitted with the student’s application    
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research FALL 6
LAWD 6166 Advanced Writing Workshop FALL 3
     
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research SPRING 4
LAWD 6166 Advanced Writing Workshop SPRING 2
     
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research SUMMER 2
TOTAL CREDITS   17 credits
SECOND YEAR    
If the Dissertation Supervisor approves the proposal, student is expected to submit the outline FALL  
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research FALL 4
LAWD 6166 Advanced Writing Workshop FALL 2
     
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research SPRING 4
LAWD 6166 Advanced Writing Workshop SPRING 2
     
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research Summer 2
TOTAL CREDITS   14 credits
THIRD YEAR    
Submit a completed dissertation of at least 75,000 words including notes to his/her supervisor for approval.    
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research FALL 2
     
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research SPRING 2
     
TOTAL CREDITS   4 credits
     
TOTAL CREDITS   35 credits
SPRING MATRICULATION - FIRST YEAR
Semester
Number of Credits
Complete and submit to his/her Dissertation Supervisor a revised research proposal and a bibliography that substantially builds on the initial proposal submitted with the student’s application    
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research SPRING 6
LAWD 6166 Advanced Writing Workshop SPRING 3
     
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research SUMMER 2
     
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research FALL 4
LAWD 6166 Advanced Writing Workshop FALL 2
TOTAL CREDITS   17 credits
SECOND YEAR    
If the Dissertation Supervisor approves the proposal, student is expected to submit the outline SPRING  
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research SPRING 4
LAWD 6166 Advanced Writing Workshop SPRING 2
     
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research Summer 2
     
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research FALL 4
LAWD 6166 Advanced Writing Workshop FALL 2
TOTAL CREDITS   14 credits
THIRD YEAR    
Submit a completed dissertation of at least 75,000 words including notes to his/her supervisor for approval.    
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research SPRING 2
     
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research SUMMER 2
     
TOTAL CREDITS   4 credits
     
TOTAL CREDITS   35 credits