The first-year curriculum is comprised of comprise the following required courses, as well as attendance at a minimum of 6 programs in the Pitt Law Academy:
Contracts (4 credits).
Criminal Law (3 credits).
Legal Analysis & Writing (2 credits, contingent on successful completion of both semesters of this course).
Legislation and Regulation (3 credits).
Torts (4 credits).
Civil Procedure (4 credits).
Constitutional Law (4 credits).
Legal Analysis & Writing (2 credits)
Property (4 credits).