Law Juris Doctor
The College of Law offers the Juris Doctor degree, the first professional degree in law. Areas of concentration include American Indian and Indigenous Peoples Law; Business, Commercial, and Real Estate; Litigation; Oil and Gas, Natural Resources and Energy Law; Constitutional and Public Interest Law; Criminal Law and Procedure; Estate Planning; Family Law; General Practitioner; Intellectual Property Law; International and Comparative Law; and Tax Law.
Juris Doctor Curriculum
- During the first year students must complete LAW 5103, LAW 5203, LAW 5114, LAW 2144, LAW 5123, LAW 5202, LAW 5134, LAW 5223, and LAW 5234.
- During the second or third year, students must complete LAW 5323, LAW 5314, and the graduation writing requirement.
- Students must also take at least 5 courses from an upper-division elective menu of substantive core courses.
- Students are required to complete one or more experiential course(s) totaling at least six credit hours which must satisfy the requirements of the American Bar Association Standard 303(a)(3) as a simulation course, a law clinic, or a field placement.
- Students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least a 5.00 (C) in all work taken in the College of Law.
- The student must complete all required and elective courses for a total of 90 credit hours.
The OU College of Law offers flexible dual degree options for J.D. students wishing to concentrate their studies in a specific area of practice. Our dual degree program, offered in partnership with other schools and colleges across The University of Oklahoma, allows students to complete two advanced degrees in less time than if earned independently, typically in three to four years.
- Juris Doctor and Master of Business administration (J.D./M.B.A)
- Juris Doctor and Master of Public Health (J.D./M.P.H.)
- Juris Doctor and Master of Arts in International Studies (J.D./MAIS)
- Juris Doctor and Master of Arts in Native American Studies (J.D./N.A.S.)
- Juris Doctor and Masters of Health Administration (J.D./MHA)
- Build Your Own Dual Degree: Juris Doctor and Master's Degree