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Academic Calendars

See below for semester schedules and class dates for:

 

School of Law

 

The first year consists of five courses covering material tested in the First-Year Law Students’ Examination (FYLSX): Torts, Criminal Law, and Contracts, which includes articles 1 and 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code. Courses for the first year of the Juris Doctor program are open for enrollment for spring, fall, and winter sessions.

 

After the first year and the FYLSX, the upper level curriculum consists of ten courses generally covering fundamental areas of law required to gain admission to the California State Bar. A full course calendar with details can be found below.

 

Academic Schedule First Year (3 start dates/year)
2017



Class
Start
SubjectClass WeeksStudy HoursQuarter
Units
Class Dates
—-ALU New Orientation——————January 3-5, 2017
WinterLF200 Criminal Law*1428010Jan. 8, 2017 – Apr. 15, 2017
—-ALU New Orientation——————April 1 & 8, 2017
SpringLF300A Torts A*91806Apr. 16, 2017 – June 17, 2017
LF300B Torts B91806June 18, 2017 – Aug. 19, 2017
—-ALU New Orientation——————August 12 & 17, 2017 (Tentative)
FallLF100A Contracts A*112207Aug. 20, 2017 – Nov. 4, 2017
LF100B Contracts B91806Nov. 5, 2017 – Jan. 6, 2018
Totals52 weeks1040 Hours35 Units

 

*Incoming students must attend an online NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION, which is typically scheduled a week before the course opens. Please contact admissions@alu.edu for more information.

Academic Schedule Second/Third Year
2016/2017/2018



Class
Number
SubjectClass WeeksQuarter
Units
Class Dates
LU07Civil Procedure128August 21, 2016 – November 12, 2016
LU06Evidence128November 13, 2016 – February 4, 2017
LU08Professional Responsibility64February 5, 2017 – March 18, 2017
LU09Constitutional Law128March 19, 2017 – June 10, 2017
LU10Community Property107June 11, 2017 – August 19, 2017
LU01Real Property128August 20, 2017 – November 11, 2017
LU02Wills & Trusts128November 12, 2017 – February 3, 2018
LU03Criminal Procedure64February 4, 2018 – March 17, 2018
LU04Corporations128March 18, 2018 – June 9, 2018
LU05Remedies107June 10, 2018 – August 18, 2018

 

Academic Schedule Fourth Year
(Aug 2016-Aug 2017)



Class
Number
SubjectClass WeeksQuarter
Units
Class Dates
LU68Products Liability Litigation64August 21, 2016 – October 1, 2016
LU61First Amendment64October 2, 2016 – November 12, 2016
LU41Advanced Legal Research & Writing64November 13, 2016 – December 24, 2016
LU62Advanced Business Associations64December 25, 2016 – February 4, 2017
LU63Contemporary Ethical Issues64February 5, 2017 – March 18, 2017
LU64Future Interests/Mortgages64March 19, 2017 – April 29, 2017
LU60Trial Techniques64April 30, 2017 – June 10, 2017
LU66UCC (Section 2,3, and 9)53June 11, 2017 – July 15, 2017
LU67Civil Litigation before Trial54July 16, 2017 – August 19, 2017

 

The holiday schedule for School of Law is accessible at the Contact Information page under Contact ALU.

 

If you have any questions about the School of Law academic calendar, please feel free to contact Admissions at admissions@alu.edu.

 

University

 

Enrollments for diploma programs, associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs are processed six (6) times per calendar year. Each course enrollment is for eight (8) weeks with a fixed start and end date.

 

  • Diploma Program – The diploma program is a two-semester, 30 semester credit hour program. Courses are typically eight (8) weeks of study with fixed start and end dates. The program may be completed within one year.
  • Associate Degree – The associate degree is a four-semester, 60 semester credit hour program. Courses are typically eight (8) weeks of study with fixed start and end dates. The degree may be completed within two years.
  • Bachelor’s Degree – The bachelor’s degree is an eight-semester, 120 semester credit hour program. Courses are typically eight (8) weeks of study with fixed start and end dates. The degree may be completed within four years.
  • Master’s Degree – The master’s degree is a three-semester, 36 semester credit hour program. Courses are eight (8) weeks of study with fixed start and end dates. The degree may be completed within one and a half years.

 

2016

 

Sem 3Term 1January – March1/11/2016 – 3/6/2016
Term 2March – May3/14/2016 – 5/8/2016
Term 3May – July5/16/2016 – 7/10/2016
Sem 4Term 4July – September7/18/2016 – 9/11/2016
Term 5Septempber – November9/19/2016 – 11/13/2016
Optional Term 6November – January11/14/2016 – 1/8/2017
Optional Winter BreakNovember – January11/14/2016 – 1/8/2017

 

2017

 

Sem 1Term 1January – March1/9/2017 – 3/5/2017
Term 2March – May3/13/2017 – 5/7/2017
Term 3May – July5/15/2017 – 7/9/2017
Sem 2Term 4July – September7/17/2017 – 9/10/2017
Term 5Septempber – November9/18/2017 – 11/12/2017
Optional Term 6November – January11/13/2017 – 1/7/2018
Optional Winter BreakNovember – January11/13/2017 – 1/7/2018

 

2018

 

Sem 3Term 1January – March1/8/2018 – 3/4/2018
Term 2March – May3/12/2018 – 5/6/2018
Term 3May – July5/14/2018 – 7/8/2018
Sem 4Term 4July – September7/16/2018 – 9/9/2018
Term 5Septempber – November9/17/2018 – 11/11/2018
Optional Term 6November – January11/12/2018 – 1/6/2019
Optional Winter BreakNovember – January11/12/2018 – 1/6/2019

Classes start on Mondays and end on Sundays 8 weeks later.
Where possible, a one-week break is placed between classes.
The Capstone Class may be taken at any time subject to Professor availability.
The Capstone Class may be taken concurrently with student’s last class.

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