Study Plan

Preparatory year program (PYP)

The study of law is conditional upon the successful completion of the PYP. For more information kindly click on 



YEAR 1 First Semester
Code Prerequisite Course L CR CH
LAW 101 None Principles of Law A 3 3
LAW 150 None Administrative Law I A 3 3
LAW 170 None Family Law A 2 3
IR 101 None Information Resources E 3 3
ISC 101 None Islamic Ethics A 2 2
ISC 103 None Islamic Economic System A 2 2
ENG 101 None English Writing I E 3 3
Total Hours 18 19

YEAR 1 Second Semester
Code Prerequisite Course L CR CH
LAW 111 LAW 101 Sources of Obligation A 3 3
LAW 112 LAW 101 Law of Tort E 3 3
LAW 152 LAW 101 Constitutional Law E 2 3
LAW 172 LAW 101 Fundamentals of Jurisprudence A 3 3
ARAB 101 None Arabic Writing I A 2 2
ISC 105 None Holy Quran Sciences A 2 2
HIST 151 None History of Law* E 3 3
HIST 153 None Comparative Political Systems* E 3 3
2 * choose one
Total Hours 19 19

YEAR 2 First Semester
Code Prerequisite Course L CR CH
LAW 213 LAW 112 Theories of Obligation Provisions A 3 3
LAW 221 LAW 111 Judicial System and Pleadings A 3 3
LAW 223 LAW 111 Law of Contracts I (Sales & Lease) A 2 2
LAW 230 LAW 101 Arabic Legal Writing A 3 3
LAW 255 LAW 101 Public International Law E 3 3
LAW 262 LAW 101 Criminal Law I A 3 3
PSY 101 None Introduction to Psychology E 3 3
Total Hours 20 20

YEAR 2 Second Semester
Code Prerequisite Course L CR CH
LAW 231 LAW 112 English Legal Writing E 3 3
LAW 263 LAW 262 Criminal Law II A 3 3
LAW 243 LAW 213 Commercial Law I A 3 4
LAW 273 LAW 150 Administrative Law II A 2 2
COM 201 None Communication Skills E 3 3
ISC 203 None New Financial Transactions A 2 2
ARAB 103 ARAB 101 Arabic Writing II A 2 2
Total Hours 18 19

YEAR 3 First Semester
Code Prerequisite Course L CR CH
LAW 313 LAW 213 Real & Personal Guarantees A 3 3
LAW 320 LAW 111 Labor Law and Social Security A 3 3
LAW 342 LAW 243 Commercial Law II E 3 4
LAW 340 LAW 263 Criminal Law III A 3 3
LAW 374 LAW 172 Succession, Wills & Endowments A 3 3
ARAB 203 ARAB 101
ARAB 103
Arabic Writing III A 2 2
ECON 102 None Fundamentals of Economics* E 3 3
2 * choose one
Total Hours 20 21

YEAR 3 Second Semester
Code Prerequisite Course L CR CH
LAW 316 LAW 213 Property & Assets A 3 3
LAW 352 LAW 243 Law of Contracts II E 3 3
LAW 357 LAW 243 Zakat and Taxation system A 3 3
LAW 359 LAW 150 Administrative Law III A 3 3
LAW 369 LAW 101 Conflict of Laws E 2 2
ETHC 351 None Legal Ethics E 3 3
Total Hours 17 17

YEAR 4 First Semester: Commercial Law Track
Code Prerequisite Course L CR CH
LAW 402 LAW 342 Commercial Organizations E 3 3
LAW 403 LAW 243 Arbitration Law E 3 3
LAW 405 LAW 342 Capital Market Law E 3 3
LAW 407 LAW 243 Intellectual Property Law E 3 3
LAW 409 LAW 243 Banking Law E 3 3
Total Hours 15 15

YEAR 4 First Semester: International Law Track
Code Prerequisite Course L CR CH
LAW 461 LAW 243 International Trade Law E 3 3
LAW 462 LAW 255 International Environmental Law E 3 3
LAW 464 LAW 255 Human Rights Law E 3 3
LAW 466 LAW 255 International Humanitarian Law E 3 3
LAW 468 LAW 255 Dispute Settlement E 3 3
Total Hours 15 15

YEAR 4 First Semester: Advance Saudi Law Track
Code Prerequisite Course L CR CH
LAW 431 LAW 221 Execution of Judgments A 3 3
LAW 432 LAW 223 Insurance A 3 3
LAW 435 LAW 221 Evidence Law A 3 3
LAW 436 LAW 340 Criminology A 3 3
LAW 437 LAW 172 Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence A 3 3
Total Hours 15 15

YEAR 4 Second Semester: Cooperative Training
Code Prerequisite Course L CR CH
LAW 429 Departmental Approval COOP (Cooperative Training) - 10 10
Total Hours 10 10