The LL.M program requires a minimum of thirty (30) credit hours consisting of a summer term and two semesters in residence at MC Law. The summer term consists of two required three-credit courses: Academic Writing for Foreign Lawyers and Introduction to American Law. A minimum grade of “C” is required in each course as a condition for fall and spring enrollment. The remaining twenty-four (24) credits are taken over the fall and spring semesters. Twelve (12) credits must be taken in core courses, with at least two core courses being taken in each semester. A list of core courses is available at http://law.mc.edu/prospective-students/llm/. Students in the LL.M. program must also complete at a minimum a two credit writing requirement. The remaining courses are to be chosen from the J.D. curriculum.