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Department of History & Political Science
Pre-Law

Law schools require a baccalaureate degree for admission but no prescribed course of study is stipulated. Students are advised to pursue an undergraduate degree which will provide a suitable alternative to acceptance into Law School. The curriculum outlined below is a suggested alternative for those who wish a career in the legal profession and fulfills core requirements for a baccalaureate in Paralegal studies.  The curriculum below leads to an Associate of Arts Degree.

First Year

First Semester Second Semester
English Composition I ENG 1113 English Composition II ENG 1123
Foreign Language Elective 3 Foreign Language Elective 3
History Elective (continuous) 3 History Elective (continuous) 3
College Algebra MAT 1313 Public Speaking I SPT 1113
American National Government PSC 1113 Elective 3
Total 15 Hours Total 15 Hours

Second Year

First Semester Second Semester
Literature Elective 3 Economics Elective 3
Foreign Language Elective 3 Foreign Language Elective 3
Natural Science w/Lab 4 Natural Science w/Lab 4
Introduction to Sociology SOC 2113 Introduction to Philosophy I PHI 2113
Fine Arts Elective 3 Elective 3
Total 16 Hours Total 16 Hours


Consult with your chosen transfer college to determine changes to this curriculum.