Cal Northern School of Law offers a four year part-time evening law program leading to a Juris Doctor Degree. The basic structure of the curriculum is composed of a semester system with two 15-week semesters per year, 15 hours per unit and a 10-week summer session each year. Students may start the program only in the Fall semester which begins the first part of August. The Spring semester begins in early January and the Summer session begins the first part of May. Fall and Spring classes ordinarily meet Tuesday through Thursday evenings. Summer classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays. All classes meet from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. with a 20 minute break.
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Students take a total of 23 units in their 1st year (10 units in the Fall; 9 units in the Spring and 4 units in the Summer), 22 units in their 2nd year (9 units in the Fall and Spring and 4 units in the Summer), 22 units in their 3rd year (9 units in the Fall and Spring and 4 units in the Summer) and 17 units in their 4th year (9 units in the Fall and 8 units in the Spring).
A total of 84 units is required for graduation and the award of the Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) degree.
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