Second and third year law students may take up to six credit hours in other divisions of the University and apply them to the 90 credit hours required for the juris doctor degree. The School of Law extends this privilege so that a law student may broaden his or her education by the pursuit of new disciplines. Students desiring to exercise this option may register for one of the courses on the list below without obtaining special approval. Students wishing to take a course not on the list must submit their request, course description and reason in writing to the Office of the Dean for approval before registration. Approval will not be granted for courses on topics which are covered by courses offered in the School of Law, such as administrative law, constitutional law, and business law.

Only in exceptional circumstances will a student be permitted to receive law credit for more than one interdisciplinary course per semester. As an exception, a student will be allowed to receive six credits of approved non-law courses to be taken in the summer. Students with less than a cumulative grade point average of 75 are ineligible to take courses outside the Law School. Interdisciplinary non-law course grades are not used in computing a student’s cumulative grade point average.

In addition, law credit will not be given for courses taken prior to entry to Law School, or in a previous academic period while in Law School if approval was not obtained.

Law student s must obtain a grade of “C” or better in the approved graduate course in order receive law school credit.

Law students must complete an interdisciplinary form provided by the Office of the Dean in order to receive law credit if the course is not on the list below. It is the student’s responsibility to obtain from the outside instructor permission to take the interdisciplinary course.

Law students taking approved interdisciplinary courses in other schools of the University are subject to the rules and regulations of the college or school governing the program and courses they are taking. In addition, admission to these courses will be governed by the regulations of the department or school in which the student takes the course. Students must pay applicable tuition and fees for these courses.

Approved disciplinary courses:

School of Business

  • ACCT 720 Cost Accounting
  • ACCT 731 Tax Planning & Practice
  • ACCT 740 Advanced Accounting Theory
  • ACCT 750 Contemporary Topics in Auditing
  • ACCT 760 Accounting in Government & Non-Profit Orgs
  • ACCT 780 Advanced Accounting
  • ACCT 781 Managerial Accounting
  • BADM 710 Managerial Finance
  • BADM 720 Quantitative Analysis
  • BADM 760 Operations Management
  • BADM 761 Leadership Development
  • BADM 762 Business & Its Environment
  • BADM 770 Marketing Marketing (joint degree ONLY)
  • BADM 780 Strategic Management
  • BADM 794 Internships in Business
  • ECON 782 Managerial Economics

College of Arts & Sciences

  • ENGL 723 Seminar: Old English
  • ENGL 724 Seminar: Medieval Literature
  • ENGL 725 Seminar: Sixteenth - Century Studies
  • ENGL 726 Seminar: Seventeenth - Century Studies
  • ENGL 727 Seminar: Eighteenth - Century Studies
  • ENGL 733 Seminar: Nineteenth - Century Studies
  • ENGL 734 Seminar: Twentieth - Century Studies
  • ENGL 745 Seminar: American Romanticism
  • ENGL 755 Seminar: Western Regional Literature
  • ENGL 782 Seminar: Writing Fiction
  • ENGL 783 Seminar: Writing Poetry
  • ENGL 786 Seminar: Literary Criticism
  • ENGL 795 Practicum in English
  • ENGL 802 Seminar: Bibliography & Research
  • HIST 780 Historiography
  • HIST 782 Research Seminar in History
  • HIST 791 Independent Study in History
  • HIST 792 Advanced Topics in History
  • HIST 798 Thesis
  • POLS 504 Local Government Admin & Politics
  • POLS 516 State Legislative Issues
  • POLS 524 Planning: Principles & Techniques
  • POLS 526 Public Policy Analysis & Program Evaluation
  • POLS 529 Courts & Judicial Politics
  • POLS 532 The American Presidency
  • POLS 538 Lawmakers & Lawmaking
  • POLS 711 Seminar in American Political Institutions
  • POLS 721 Seminar in Public Administration
  • POLS 722 Budgetary & Fiscal Management
  • POLS 723 Public Personnel Management
  • POLS 724 Organization & Management
  • POLS 751 Seminar in International Relations
  • POLS 759 Readings in International Relations
  • POLS 765 Research Methods in Political Science
  • POLS 766 Analytical Techniques in Public Management
  • POLS 769 Administrative Thought & Ethics
  • POLS 788 Professional Report*+
  • POLS 791 Independent Study
  • POLS 798 Thesis Seminar**

*Required MPA course.
**Requires joint approval of Political Science Department and the School of Law (and is deemed inappropriate in the MSA program).
+May be taken in lieu of the online EMPA version of course in the JD/MSA program (but is deemed inappropriate in the MA in Political Science program).

  • PSYC 705 Seminar in Learning, Memory, & Cognition
  • PSYC 707 Seminar in Sensation and Perception
  • PSYC 711 Seminar in Physiological Psychology
  • PSYC 722 Seminar in Developmental Psychology
  • PSYC 741 Seminar in Social Psychology
  • PSYC 764 Seminar in Personality Theories
  • PSYC 771 Research Design and Statistics I
  • PSYC 772 Research Design and Statistics II
  • PSYC 777 Seminar in Statistical Topics
  • PSYC 798 Master’s Thesis Research
  • SPCM 716 Rhetorical Criticism
  • SPCM 744 Managing Cultural Diversity
  • SPCM 745 Special Topics in Interpersonal Communication
  • SPCM 754 Managerial Communication
  • SPCM 755 Special Topics in Organization Communication

School of Education

  • AHED 730 Junior/Community College
  • COUN 761 Counseling Theories and Socio-Cultural Foundations
  • EDAD 701 Introduction to Educational Administration
  • EDAD 712 School District Administration
  • EDAD 720 Special Education Law for School Admin
  • EDAD 731 School of Business Administration
  • EDAD 740 School Community Relations
  • EDAD 820 School Personnel Administration
  • EDFN 710 History of Education
  • EDFN 720 Philosophies of Education
  • EDFN 730 Current Issues/Problems in Education
  • EDFN 740 Comparative Education
  • ELED 773 Elementary School Curriculum
  • SEED 741 7-12 Curriculum & Instruction
  • SEED 742 Curriculum Design and Implementation