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Pre-Law Curriculum

Pre-Law Curriculum

 




PRE-LAW CURRICULUM

Students interested in pursuing a legal career may follow a major of their choice. There is no formal pre-law major. Law schools do not require or encourage such a major. Majors most commonly chosen are Political Science, Business, English, History, Public Administration, Philosophy, and Psychology. In fulfilling requirements in their major fields, students seeking entry to law school may want to consider the courses listed below. In addition, pre-law advisors on the Political Science and School of Business and Public Administration faculty will assist students to prepare for the Law School Admission Tests and law school applications.

SUGGESTED PRE-LAW COURSES

Humanities

Course

Title

Credit Hours

Prerequisite

CO340

Persuasion

3

CO210

EN319

Advanced Composition

3

EN111

HI201

Early America I

3

 

HI202

Modern America

3

 

PA405

Leadership Ethics in the Professions

3

Senior Standing

PI210

Introduction to Logic

3

 


Natural Sciences and Math

Course

Title

Credit Hours

Prerequisite

BI157-157L BI158-158L

 

Principles of Biology

 

8

 

MA151*

Introductory Statistics

3

MA085-II or

Placement


Business

Course

Title

CreditHours

Prerequisite

BA200*

Principles of Financial Accounting

3

BA130 or

BA230 and MA110 or MA115

BA201*

Principles of Management Accounting

3

BA200 with grade of “C” or better

BA110

Principles of Economics

3

 

BA130

Introduction to Computer Operations

3

 

 
Social Science

Course

Title

Credit Hours

Prerequisite

PS101

Intro to Government and Politics

3

 

PS202

Government in the United States

3

 

PS420

International Law

3

PS215 or consent of instructor


Legal Studies

 

Course

 

Title

 

Credit Hours

 

Prerequisite

LW101

Intro to Criminal

Justice

3

 

LW202

Personal Law

3

 

LW306

Criminal Law

3

 

LW311

Correctional Security

and Administration

 

 

LW402

Constitutional Law

3

Senior Standing

*Meets General Educational Requirements
**Meets B.B.A. Foundation Course Requirements

 

 

CERTIFICATE AND SPECIAL INSTRUCTION PROGRAMS

There are a number of professional certificate programs offered by the School of Business and Public Administration. The purpose of these programs is to extend student learning in various specialized fields and when designated, are developed in accordance with professional standards set by credentialing agencies. See the following program descriptions for information about advisement, admission and course requirements. Advisement is strongly encouraged by the faculty of the contributing certificate/special instruction program.

Health Services Administration (Minor / Certificate)
Paralegal Studies (Minor / Certificate) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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