Bachelor of Science in
Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies
This program provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the legal system covering major topics in legal studies in core courses, after which students can then focus on specific areas of interests through electives. For students who wish to become paralegals at law firms, corporate legal departments, government agencies, and or non-profit organizations, or wish to earn their master’s degree in law, this program will provide a foundation for career and academic advancement. Upon completion of this bachelor degree program, students can be eligible to sit for the National Association for Legal Assistants (NALA) Certificate exam.
The Legal Studies program is designed to produce graduates who are able to:
|COM 275||Speech Communications||3|
|CMP 101||Introduction to Computers||3|
|PSY 110||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|SOC 110||Introduction to Sociology||3|
|ENG 160||English Composition I||3|
|ENG 170||English Composition II||3|
|MAT 140||College Algebra||3|
|COM 202||Effective Professional Communications||3|
|HIST 160||American History I||3|
|POLI 365||American Government||3|
|GENERAL ED TOTAL||30|
Students complete FIFTEEN (15) elective courses from ACC, BUS, CJS, FIN, LGS, or MGT to complete this category. Please see the university catalog for course details. ELECTIVE TOTAL: 45
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