What to Expect
You’ll start your first semester in the School of Law, where you'll gain hands-on, professional experience while taking courses such as Criminal Law; Civil Procedure and Law; and Legislation and Regulation. Once enrolled in the legal history master’s program, you’ll consult with program directors each semester to plan your studies.
Your history coursework will begin with required foundational courses in Historiography, Method, and Theory; Comparative History; and Historical Research and Writing. Once your core courses are completed, you can simultaneously mix and match your history and law courses in the following years—including up to nine approved credit hours that will count toward both program requirements, saving you time and tuition money as you complete your degrees.
Within the history portion of our program, you’ll have the option to defend your master’s thesis or complete an oral examination of your coursework, depending on which route you choose. And you’ll continue your JD studies, which culminate in our capstone experience—including a clinic or external experience, plus core courses and electives—as we continue to prep you for a promising career as a lawyer.