3+3 Clinical & Applied Sciences/Law (J.D.) Curriculum Guide

First Year

FALL

FYS ---

First Year Seminar

3 CR

HSCI 020

ISSUES IN HSCI I-COLLEGE CONN/CAREER PATH.*

1.5 CR

ELEC ---

Drake Curriculum/Gen Elec.

3 CR

BIO 012

Biology (Life Sci AOI)

4 CR

CHEM 001/3

Chemistry I (Phy Sci AOI)

4 CR

Semester Total Credit Hours

15.5

SPRING

MATH 050

Calculus (Quant AOI)

4 CR

CHEM 002/4

Chemistry II

4 CR

HSCI 025

ISSUES IN HSCI II - THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM*

3 CR

BIO 013

Biology

4 CR

Semester Total Credit Hours

15

Second Year

FALL

CHEM 097/98

Organic Chemistry and Lab

4 CR

HSCI 055

ISSUES IN HSCI III: ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERSHIP*

3 CR

PSY 001

Intro Psychology

4 CR

ELEC ---

Drake Curriculum/Gen. Elec.

3 CR

P-ELEC ---

Professional Electives

3 CR

Semester Total Credit Hours

17

SPRING

STAT 060

Statistics for the Life Sciences (Crit Think AOI)

3 CR

ELEC ---

Drake Curriculum/Gen Elec.

3 CR

HSCI 125

Physiology (OR BIO129 OR PHAR 125-Fall offerings)

4 CR

P-ELEC ---

Professional Electives

3 CR

ECON 001

Macroeconomics

3 CR

Semester Total Credit Hours

16

Third Year

FALL

ELEC ---

Drake Curriculum/Gen Elec.

6 CR

P-ELEC ---

Professional Electives

5 CR

HSCI 095

Medical Terminology

1 CR

HSCI 172

Evaluating Research

3 CR

Semester Total Credit Hours

15

SPRING

ELEC ---

Drake Curriculum/Gen Elec.

6 CR

P-ELEC ---

Professional Electives

6 CR

HSCI 105

ISSUES IN HEALTH SCIENCES IV: VALUES/ETHICS*

3 CR

Semester Total Credit Hours

15

Summer

HSCI 194/ 196

SENIOR RESEARCH I OR SENIOR EXPERIENCE I*

4 CR

 

Fourth Year/LAW 1

FALL

HSCI 195/ 197

SENIOR RESEARCH II OR SENIOR EXPERIENCE II*

4 CR

LAW 106

Legal Writing

2 CR

LAW 104

Legal Research

1 CR

LAW 107

Torts

4 CR

LAW 109

Contracts

3 CR

LAW 102

Civil Procedure I

3 CR

Semester Total Credit Hours

17

SPRING

HSCI 155

ISSUES IN HSCI V: CAPSTONE EXPERIENCES*

3 CR

LAW 112

Constitutional Law I

3 CR

LAW 105

Research, Writing & Appellate Practice

2 CR

LAW 110

Contracts II

3 CR

LAW 103

Civil Procedure II

3 CR

Semester Total Credit Hours

14

Total Program Hours-Clinical/Applied Sciences: 124.5

Hours Required for HS-C 3+3 Law Program:  128.5  (end of Senior Year)


Program Notes:

*Courses bolded and capitalized should be taken the semester listed, unless prior approval by the College is provided (i.e. situations such as study abroad, transfer students).

Drake Curriculum requirements not fulfilled through required course work:  Artistic Experience, Engaged Citizen, Historical Foundations (2 courses), Global and Cultural Understanding, and Written Communication.

Declare Health Sciences track by end of first year.  Apply to Law program during fall of junior year (LSAT required).

L1 required courses (LAW 108 – Criminal Law II – 3 CR and LAW 111 - Property – 4 CR) will be completed during the L2 year in place of in elective credits. Six law elective credits are satisfied by HSCI 105 -Issues IV - 3 CR and HSCI 172 – Evaluating Research - 3 CR.

Courses below may be used to fulfill the elective categories; other courses may be used as approved.  General electives refer to any college level course.

 

Professional Electives for the Clinical and Applied Sciences Track (min 17 credits)

Biomedical Science Electives
(min 6 credits)
*BIO 095-199
*CHEM 100-199
*PHAR 130
*PHY 001-199
Health Science Electives
(min 9 credits)
*PHAR 100-199
*HSCI 100-199
*EDUC 172 (Care and Prevention of Injuries)
*SPAN 150 
Business Electives
(no min credits)
*ACCT 040-199
*BLAW 060-199
*ECON 002-199
*FIN 095-199
*MGMT 110-199
*MKTG 101-199 
Psychology Electives
(no min credits)
*PSY 002-199 

NOTES FOR CURRICULAR PLANNING:

HS-C Track:

24 cr. (Required DC/Gen.Electives)

31 cr. (Required Prof. Electives)

55 cr. (Total Required Electives)

HS-C 3+3 Law Program:

18 cr. (Required DC/General Electives).

17 cr.  (Professional Electives - 6 BMED, 9HSCI, 2 Other)

35 cr. (Total Required Electives)

20 cr. (Electives fulfilled by Law Courses - 6 general + 14 professional electives)

55 cr. (Total Electives)

Law Courses Completed During 4th (SR) Year:

13 cr. (Fall semester)

11 cr. (Spring Semester)

24 cr. (Total Credits)

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