Second and Third-Year Curriculum
Renowned for its intellectual rigor and high professional standards, Columbia Law School remains steadfastly committed to providing the best legal education in the country.
In the upperclass years, students continue to develop the skills and knowledge gained in their 1L courses by completing electives from a broad curriculum in many fields of law. Additionally, students must satisfactorily complete:
Students may further enrich their learning experience by taking classes at other schools within Columbia University, spending a semester abroad through our extensive collection of international programs, or obtaining a dual degree at a foreign university.
We invite you to browse suggested roadmaps of Columbia Law School's 2L and 3L years.