Students who have been admitted to the Law School may apply for admission as an M.A. degree candidate in philosophy (usually, application is made during the first year of Law School, prior to the Dec. 15 application deadline). The requirements are as given above. By approval of the Graduate Council of the Faculties, one Law course (as approved by the Philosophy Graduate Group) may be double-counted toward the eight courses required for the M.A. degree in philosophy; the Law School may allow four courses from outside the School to be counted toward the J.D.