Baylor Law's first-year curriculum consists of all required courses.
Curriculum
Quick Links
First-Year Course Schedule

Like most law schools, Baylor Law School has a first-year curriculum that consists of required classes intended to provide the foundation upon which students will build during their second and third years. Students learn the basic principles of legal reasoning and case analysis.

Fall Starters
First Quarter (Fall)
LARC, Part 1 - 1.5 hours
Civil Procedure - 4 hours
Contracts I - 4 hours
Torts I - 4 hours
Total - 13.5 hours

Second Quarter (Winter)
LARC, Part II - 1.5 hours
Property I - 4 hours
Contracts II - 4 hours
Criminal Law - 3 hours
Torts II - 3 hours
Total - 15.5 hours

Third Quarter (Spring)
Appellate Advocacy - 2 hours
Property II - 3 hours
LAPP - 3 hours
Criminal Procedure - 3 hours
Business and Financial Basics - 2 hours
Total - 12 hours

Spring Starters
First Quarter (Spring)
LARC, Part 1 - 1.5 hours
Civil Procedure - 4 hours
Contracts I - 4 hours
Torts I - 4 hours
Total - 13.5 hours

Second Quarter (Summer)
LARC, Part II - 1.5 hours
Property I - 4 hours
Contracts II - 4 hours
Criminal Law - 3 hours
Torts II - 3 hours
Total - 15.5 hours

Third Quarter (Fall)
Appellate Advocacy - 2 hours
Property II - 3 hours
LAPP - 3 hours
Criminal Procedure - 3 hours
Business and Financial Basics - 2 hours
Total - 13 hours

Summer Starters
First Quarter (Summer)
LARC, Part I - 1.5 hours
Civil Procedure - 4 hours
Property I - 4 hours
Criminal Law - 3 hours
Total - 12.5 hours

Second Quarter (Fall)
LARC, Part II - 1.5 hours
Property II - 3 hours
Contracts I - 4 hours
Torts I - 4 hours
Total - 12.5 hours

Third Quarter (Winter)
Contracts II - 4 hours
Torts II - 3 hours
LAPP - 3 hours
Criminal Procedure - 3 hours
Business and Financial Basics - 2 hours
Total - 15 hours

Contact Admissions
Nicole Neeley
Assistant Dean of Admissions
254.710.3239
Jenny Branson
Associate Director of Admissions & Financial Aid
254.710.4842
Suzy Daniel
Office Manager for Admissions & Registrar
254.710.2529
Copyright © Baylor® University. All rights reserved. Legal Disclosures.        Disclaimer