Legal Study Skills II (0 Credit) LAW 0527 Students who do not attain a cumulative GPA of 2.70 or better in their first semester must satisfactorily complete Legal Study Skills II. Other students may elect to enroll in Legal Study Skills II. Winter semester first-year component of the Critical Skills Program, addressing and developing essential skills. Legal Study Skills II first entails learning from the first semester exams and reviewing class preparation, note taking, and outlining. It then turns to preparing for exams. This is a required first year course for day and evening students who do not attain a cumulative GPA of 2.70 or better in their first semester.