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Required Experiential Learning Credits

For students entering Penn State Law  (University Park) in and after Fall 2015

To earn a J.D. degree a student must complete with a grade of least C one or more experiential course(s) totaling at least six credit hours, in addition to the other J.D. Degree Requirements. An experiential course must be a simulation course, a law clinic, or a field placement.

The following courses satisfy the Experiential Credits graduation requirement:

Appellate Advocacy
Civil Pre-Trial Practice and Advocacy
Higher Education Law Practice
Judicial Opinion Writing
Mediation of Environmental and Public Conflicts
National Security Law II (Crisis Simulation)
Negotiation & Dispute Resolution Design
Real Estate Negotiation and Drafting
Representing the Entrepreneur
Representing the Professional Athlete
Strategic Legal Research
The Modern In-House Counsel
Trial Advocacy (formerly Advocacy I)
Winning Written Advocacy
Field Placements
In-House Law Clinics and Practicum

Note:  There is no limit on the number of courses a student can take from the above list, except where co-curricular credit rules apply to Field Placements and In-House Law Clinics and Practicum.