The Graduate Certificate in Legal Design, open to JD students, gives students the opportunity to deepen their knowledge and develop their expertise in the field of legal design.
Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.
Required LAW Courses
Requires 6 semester hours of LAW courses.
|Complete one of the following:||3-4|
|Laboratory Seminar in Applied Design and Legal Empowerment|
|Master Class in Legal Design|
|Complete one of the following:||2-4|
|Community Economic Development|
|Law Practice Management: Access to Justice|
|Human Behavior, Legal Doctrine, and Policy Design|
|Advanced Legal and Interdisciplinary Research|
|Law and Technology|
Required Non–LAW Courses
Requires 6 semester hours of non–LAW courses.
|Complete at least two courses totaling at least 6 semester hours from the following:||6-8|
|Information Design History|
|Information Visualization Principles and Practices|
|Experience Design Studio 1: Principles|
|Prototyping for Experience Design|
|Design for Behavior and Experience|
|Experience Design Studio 2: Group and Interpersonal|
|Communication and Inclusion|
|Game Design and Analysis|
|Psychology of Play|
|Biometrics for Design|
|Critical Foundations of Creative Practice|
|Coding for Digital Storytelling|
|Telling Your Story with Data|
|Advanced Creative Storytelling for Social Engagement|
Co-op Requirement: Students must complete at least one co-op related to the certificate topic.
Writing Requirement: Students must complete a piece of substantial writing that meets the requirements of the JD upper-level rigorous writing requirement and has a clear connection to the certificate topic or significantly advances a legal innovation project using legal design methods.
For additional information on requirements associated with this certificate, please consult the JD program's Student Information Handbook.
Program Credit/GPA Requirements
12 total semester hours required, including at least 6 semester hours of LAW courses and at least 6 semester hours of non–LAW courses.
Students must receive a passing grade in all courses and satisfactorily complete all other requirements.