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    Development Characteristics
    The Department of Law emphasizes teaching and researching the traditional jurisprudential education, which has stood the test of time and has become the mainstream of legal study. The Department has created two new programs: the two-year bachelor program for working professionals in 2001, and the LLM program in 2002. In 2003, the master’s degree for legal practitioners was also established. These diversified programs provide excellent legal education in southern Taiwan and inspire people to join the legal profession.
    The Department offers a breathtaking array of courses, seminars, reading groups, which cover major areas of legal study and approach the law from a wide variety of perspectives. The Department aims to accomplish:
    ► A complete legal education and training for students.
    ► A comprehensive advanced legal study upon completion of an entrance examination for graduate students.
    ► An interdisciplinary approach integrating law and technology.

    Goals
    The curriculum of the traditional jurisprudential education comprises civil law, commercial law, criminal law, law of civil procedure, law of criminal procedure, constitutional law, administrative law, law of administrative procedure, private international law, public international law, enforcement law, jurisprudence, history of law institution, and so forth. In addition to enhancing the teaching and research work, the Department has introduced legal issues of labor and employment, environmental protection, technology transfer, intellectual property rights, and international trade into the curriculum to accommodate the needs of social development. The Department also encourages interdisciplinary education in technology to improve our teaching quality.

    Postgraduate Opportunities
    Graduates may choose to pursue the advanced degree program in Taiwan or abroad. Other than being scholars in the future graduates can incorporate their legal knowledge with other academic disciplines to broaden their legal horizons. Graduates may take national examinations for legal professionals, such as judges, lawyers, and prosecutors. They can serve in the Government working in the judicial, judicial administration, or legislative fields. They can also join private corporations to provide legal and administrative services. It is with pleasure to report that 21 of our graduates passed the national examinations in 2006.

    Future Outlook
    Actively recruit more full time faculty.
    In research, initiate more international academic exchange by inviting well-nown international scholars for conferences and seminars.
    In teaching, offer more law related courses.
    Encourage graduate students to attend national and
    international conferences and assist them i paper
    publication and presentation.
     
    Courses Offered 
    ■ Compulsory Courses
     
    Freshman   Sophomore   Junior   Senior
     
    Constitutional Law
    (1)(2)
    Civil Law - General
    Principles
    Economics
    Politics
    Sociology
    German/Japanese
    Reading and
    Conversation (1)(2)
    Civil Law-Obligation(1)
    Civil Law - Realty
    Criminal Law - General 
    Principles (1)
    Administrative Law (1)
     
    Civil Law-Obligation
    (2)
    Civil Law - Kinds of
    Obligation
    Criminal Law - General
    Principles (2)
    Civil Law - Family
    Administrative Law
    (1)(2)
    Civil Law - Succession
    General Principles of
    Commercial Law and
    Company Law
    Criminal Law - Kinds
    of Offenses
    Maritime Law
     
    Laws of Payment and
    Credit System (Law of 
    Negotiable Instrument)
    Law of Civil Proceedings
    (1)(2)
    Law of Criminal
    Proceedings (1)(2)
    Insurance Law
    Law of Administrative
    Proceedings
    Maritime Law
    Case Study to Criminal
    Law
    Case Study to Civil Law
    Case Study to Public Law
     
    Conflicts of Law
    (1)(2)
    Civil Executive
    Procedure Law
    Case Study to
    Criminal Law
    Case Study to Civil
    Law
    Jurisprudence
    Case Study to
    Public Law
    Case Study to
    Commercial Law
     

    ■ Elective Courses
     
    Freshman   Sophomore   Junior   Senior
     
    English Reading and
    Conversation(1)
    Legal Logic
    Word Process
    Courts Act
    Economics (1)
    Introduction to
    Jurisprudence
    Introduction to
    Philosophy
    Introduction to
    Psychology
     
    Economics (2)
    English Reading and
    Conversation (2)
    International Law
    International Trade Law
    Questionnaire Survey
    Estate Mortgage Law
    Introduction to
    International
    Economic Law
    Environmental
    Protection Law
    Intellectual Property
    Law - Patents and Trademarks
    Copyrights Law
    Criminology
    Criminal Policy
     
    Security Exchange Act
    Tax Law - General
    Principles
    Law of
    Appropriation to
    Financial Revenue
    and Expense
    Land Law or
    Regulations
    of Land Policy
    Labor Law
    Banking Law
    Introduction to Legal
    System of P.R.C.
    Introduction to
    Legal System of European Union
    Introduction to
    Common Law
    Introduction to Legal
    System of Japanese
    Introduction to Legal
    System of Germany
    Research to
    Comparative Law
    Procedure and
    Technique of
    Legislation
    Consumer Protection Law
    Mass Communication Law
    Antitrust Law
    Local Government Law
    Tax Law
    Tax Executive
    Procedure Law
     
    Case Study to
    Civil Law
    Legal History
    Bankruptcy Law
    Practice to Legal Writing
    Arbitration Law
    Law of Civil
    Non-proceedings
    Case Study to
    Criminal Law
    Case Study to
    Public Law
    Seminar on Civil
    Law
    Seminar on
    Criminal Law
    Seminar on
    Commercial
    Law
    Seminar on
    Public Law
    Legal
    Methodology
     
    Remarks:
      Minimum number of credits for graduation:
    148 (Undergraduate)