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March 18, 2008

Boston College Law School Announces First-Year Curriculum Changes

From the press release:

Two years ago the School semesterized the first-year calendar, and shortened course offerings in Torts Contracts, and Property (the first two courses from 5 credits to 4, and the latter course from 6 credits to 4). The faculty also added Criminal Law as a required course in the spring semester. 

After recent lengthy meetings, the faculty made two further changes that were recommended by the Educational Policy Committee: to start the second semester one week later in January, and to eliminate [Introduction to Lawyering and Professional Responsibility] from the first year curriculum and to allow first year students to take a 3 credit elective in its place.

See also the School's eBrief for background, Spotlight: Curriculum Reform. -- Joe Hodnicki

March 18, 2008 in Teaching -- curriculum | Permalink

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