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Core Requirements

CORE Requirements 45-47 Credit Hours

Communicating in the World 12 Credit Hours
*EN100 College Writing (Program requirement)
*EN101 Literature for Composition (Program requirement)  
*CM Speech 101, 201 (Program Requirement)
Communicating in the World Elective

The Human Experience 11 Credit Hours
Literature (any 200- or 300-level literature course in
English [except EN318], French or Spanish)    
Religion (any Religion course)              
Healthy Lifestyles (two PE activity courses)        
Any one of the following courses:                     
AR 100, 215
DR 213, 215
EN 205-210
FR 300, 301
HU 250
ME 130
MU 100, 200
PH 100, 150, 250, 301, 310
PY 100, 200, 204, 210, 232, 301
RE (any Religion course)
SP 300, 301

Scientific Literacy 7-8 Credit Hours
Laboratory Science (any 100-, 200- or 300-level laboratory science courses)
Contextual Science; any one of the following courses:                         
BI 105, 205, 207, 210, 215, 220, 225, 230, 235, 310, ES205
MC 110, 241, 250, 260

Analysis 6-7 Credit Hours
*MA 102 or higher (Program requirement)

Applied Analysis any one of the following courses:
MA 102 or above
MU 103, 104
PH 200, 260
PY 222

Global Society and Its Culture 9 Credit Hours
Any one of the following courses:                   
EC 201
HI100-, 200- or 300-level History course
PO 100-, 200- or 300-level Political Science course
SO 100, 201, 301

American Culture; any one of the following courses:                                      
AM 200
EN 207, 208, 353, 355, 357, 440
MU 200
RE 200
PO 231, 323, 360, 373, 374, 377
HI 103, 104, 200-204, 220, 323, 324, 327

Non-American Culture; any one of the following courses:
EN 209, 210, 375FR (any 200- or 300-level course)
HU 251IS 200LS213
MU 208, 209RE 106, 201, 202SP 200, 201, 300, 301
PO 241, 251, 340, 343, 345, 350, 351
HI 109, 110, 212-214, 219, 221, 222
GE (any 100- or 200-level course)

* Grade of C or better required.
See core curriculum for a complete listing of appropriate courses

MAJOR Requirements 33 Credit Hours
LS 101 Introduction to Law
LS 200/LS210 Legal Research and Writing I/Lab
LS 201 Domestic Relations
LS 202 Civil Litigation
LS 203 Tort Law
LS 204 The Law of Estate Administration, Probate & Trusts
LS 206 Law of Contracts
LS 300/LS301 Legal Research and Writing II/Lab
LS 306 Property Law
LS 400 Legal Research Seminar – WAC
LS 407 Evidence

PROGRAM Electives 21 Credit Hours
Seven courses from the following:
LS 104 Criminal Law
LS 209 Law of Business Organizations
LS 211 Criminal Procedure
LS213  Law Around the Globe
LS 312 Interviewing & Investigation
LS313  Alternative Dispute Resolution
LS 402 Independent Study (WAC Course)
LS 403 Bankruptcy
LS 405 Special Topics – WAC – One Special
Topics Course must be taken as part of LS electives

LS 408 Environmental Law
LS 450 Internships

FREE Electives 24-25 Credit Hours

TOTAL Credit Hours: 124-125

Upon satisfactory completion of all of the requirements for the four-year program in Law and Justice Studies, the student shall receive a Bachelor of Science in Law and Justice Studies and shall be eligible to take the Certified Legal Assistant Examination.

Proposed Course Schedule