Academic Policies

Academic Policies

Academic Policies
  • The program is open to students who have completed all first-year day courses and who are in good academic standing at an ABA-accredited law school.
  • You will take two 2-credit courses with no prerequisites.
  • Three courses will be offered. One course is mandatory, and you may select your second class.
  • The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University’s grading standards apply, and Hofstra transcripts will be sent out. Acceptance of credits earned during the program is subject to the determination of your home school.
  • Grades are based on an examination in each course. The grading policy in the program is the same as in the regular course of study at Hofstra Law. The grading scale is: A, A-, B+, B, B-, C+, C, C-, D+, D and F.
  • If you attend a law school other than those at the University of Baltimore or Hofstra University, you must submit a letter from your law school verifying that you meet the above requirements.
  • Students will be accepted into the program in the order in which they apply.
  • The University of the Netherlands Antilles is accessible to students with disabilities; however, some aspects of the program may not be accessible to people with certain disabilities.
  • To orient you to Curaçao law and institutions, the program includes guest speakers, a tour of the island and a trip to the local courts. You will have access to computer labs between classes to check your e-mail.

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