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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Legal Studies (LGLS) - BS Major

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64 S.H. (no minor required)

2.0 GPA required.

Letter grade required in all major courses unless otherwise noted.

Legal Studies Major Map  

Phase I. Interdisciplinary Foundations (21 S.H.)

These courses address topics related to the U.S. legal system in a variety of academic disciplines, ranging from history and political science to business and accounting.

Phase II. Legal Specialty Sequence (31 S.H.)

These courses concentrate on specific aspects of the legal profession. Legal specialty courses are offered in sequence (typically spring semester sophomore year).

Legal Studies (13 S.H.)

Internship & Electives (18 S.H.)

Electives (6 or 12 S.H.)

If completing 12 S.H. of Internship, select 6 elective credits. If completing 6 S.H. of Internship, select 12 elective credits.

Phase III. Concentration/Minor Sequence (12 S.H. or a minor)

In Phase III, students choose to complete the requirements of the Legal Studies Program, including an additional 12 S.H. in a variety of law-related courses from various disciplines. Students can choose between five concentrations. Alternatively, they may elect to complete a minor of their choice in addition to completing the first two phases of the program.


◎ = Oral Intensive

◆ = Math/Critical Analysis Intensive

△ = Writing Intensive

✽ = Physical Development and Wellness Graduation Requirement

= Civic Engagement and Service Learning

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