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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 (see Externships).

The following courses satisfy the Experiential Credits graduation requirement:

Appellate Advocacy
Civil Pre-Trial Practice and Advocacy
Higher Education Law Practice
Mediation of Environmental and Public Conflicts
National Security Law II (Simulation)
National Security Law III (Georgetown Law Experience)
Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Design
Real Estate Negotiation and Drafting
Representing the Entrepreneur
Representing the Professional Athlete
Research and Writing for Judicial Clerkships (Formerly Judicial Opinion Writing)
Strategic Legal Research
Street Law (course code EXPR 937 only)
The Modern In-House Counsel
Trial Advocacy (formerly Advocacy I)
Winning Written Advocacy
Field Placement (Externships)
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 (Externships) and In-House Law Clinics and Practicum.