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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 I FALL 3
LAWD 6176 Dissertation Colloquium I FALL 3
     
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research SPRING 4
LAWD 6174 Advanced Writing Workshop II SPRING 2
LAWD 6185 Dissertation Colloquium II Spring 3
     
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research SUMMER 2
TOTAL CREDITS   23 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 6186 Advanced Writing Workshop III FALL 2
     
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research SPRING 4
LAWD 6192 Advanced Writing Workshop IV 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 3
     
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research SPRING 3
     
TOTAL CREDITS   6 credits
     
TOTAL CREDITS   43 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 6176 Dissertation Colloquium I SPRING 3
     
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research SUMMER 2
     
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research FALL 4
LAWD 6174 Advanced Writing Workshop II FALL 2
LAWD 6185 Dissertation Colloquium II FALL 3
TOTAL CREDITS   23 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 6186 Advanced Writing Workshop III SPRING 2
     
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research Summer 2
     
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research FALL 4
LAWD 6192 Advanced Writing Workshop IV 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 3
     
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research SUMMER 3
     
TOTAL CREDITS   6 credits
     
TOTAL CREDITS   43 credits
SUMMER (MAY) 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 SUMMER 2
     
LAWD 6166 Advanced Writing Workshop FALL 3
LAWD 6176 Dissertation Colloquium 1 FALL 3
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research FALL 6
     
LAWD 6174 Advanced Writing Workshop II SPRING 2
LAWD 6185 Dissertation Colloquium II SPRING 3
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research SPRING 4
TOTAL CREDITS   23 credits
SECOND YEAR    
If the Dissertation Supervisor approves the proposal, student is expected to submit the outline    
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research SUMMER 2
     
LAWD 6186 Advanced Writing Workshop III FALL 2
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research FALL 4
     
LAWD 6192 Advanced Writing Workshop IV SPRING 2
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research SPRING 4
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 SUMMER 3
     
LAWD 998 Dissertation Research FALL 3
     
TOTAL CREDITS   6 credits
     
TOTAL CREDITS   43 credits