Curriculum: Harrisburg
The Widener University School of Law faculty has approved a general studies curriculum for all students. This required core curriculum consists of 54 hours of instruction in subjects which the faculty deems form a common core of understanding and shared experience, whatever specialty a graduate should follow after graduation. In addition to the core curriculum, the law school offers a menu of courses. Every law student has an opportunity to choose up to 34 hours of credit from two course menus, consisting of important practice and enrichment courses.

All students are required to complete the following:
 
Menu A courses include the following:
Family Law (3-credit version only)
Federal Income Tax
First Amendment
Remedies
Secured Transactions
Wills & Trusts

Menu B courses include the following:
Advanced Criminal Procedure
Bankruptcy
Conflict of Laws
Copyright and Trademark
Disability Law
Employment Discrimination
Environmental Law
Federal Courts
Immigration
Labor Law
Legislation
Payment Systems
Real Estate Transactions (3-credit version only)
State Constitutional Law
Taxation of Business Enterprise
Widener Harrisburg Curriculum
Course Name

Credits

Introduction to Law

0

Contracts I & II

5

Torts I & II

5

Property I & II

6

Civil Procedure I & II

6

Administrative Law

3

Legal Methods I, II & III

7

Criminal Law

3

Criminal Procedure

3

Constitutional Law

4

Evidence

3

Business Organizations

3

Sales and Leases

3

Professional Responsibility

3

Menu A/Menu B courses and Electives

34

Skills Requirement

(effective with entering class of 2006): The Skills Requirement develops professional skills related to various responsibilities which lawyers must meet

Writing Requirement

The Writing Requirement is completed in conjunction with another elective paper course for credit.

Total Credits

88