The curriculum of The University of Alabama School of Law offers students the ability to study in both traditional and emerging areas of the law. Supplemented with rich clinical, advocacy, and experiential offerings, students are able to study both the theory and the practice of law. With more than 100 elective courses, students have the benefit of breadth and depth of study as they build their understanding of the law, equipped with a firm base of knowledge and important analytical skills.
Upon favorable recommendation of the faculty, the juris doctor (J.D.) degree is conferred upon students who have
Each student must take at least one seminar as a requirement for graduation. (An Independent Study does not satisfy the seminar requirement.) Each student is required to successfully complete at least six credit hours in designated experiential courses. These courses are chosen by the student. The course listings provided by the Law School Records Office indicate which classes qualify.