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Law and Computer Science

Course Requirements

Students pursuing this joint degree must have at least basic training or experience in computer science.

As many as 45 quarter units of approved courses may be counted toward both degrees. No more than 31 quarter units of approved courses that originate outside the law school may count toward the law degree.

The maximum number of law school credits that may be counted toward the MS degree in computer science is the greater of: (i) 12 quarter units; or (ii) the maximum number of units from courses outside the department that MS candidates in computer science are permitted to count toward the MS degree under general departmental guidelines, or as set forth in the case of a particular student's individual program.