Law, J.D. Student Learning Outcomes

College Law
Major Law
Degree J.D.
Date Revised March 2, 2023

Student Learning Outcomes and Proposed Methods for Collecting Data (from Assessment Plan)

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Knowledge and understanding of substantive and procedural law.
  2. Legal analysis and reasoning, legal research, problem-solving, and written and oral communication in the legal context.
  3. Exercise of proper professional and ethical responsibilities to clients and the legal system.
  4. Other professional skills needed for competent and ethical participation as a member of the legal profession, which include interviewing, counseling, fact development and analysis, document drafting, conflict resolution, organization and management of legal work, collaboration, cultural competency and self-evaluation.

Methods of Assessment

  • Baby Bar (1,2,4)
  • Criminal Law Summative Assessment (1)
  • Torts Summative Assessment (1)
  • Contracts Formative Assessment (1)
  • Civil Procedure/Discussion (1)
  • Basic Legal Research Citations (2)
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (2,4)

Last Updated

AAE June 2023

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