Begin Date: Summer Session 1999 - DROP MAJOR
PROFESSOR LAWRENCE A. SCAFF, Head
The undergraduate Prelaw major in the College of the Liberal Arts, which has been planned in consultation with various law-school deans and admissions officers, provides students with an opportunity to develop effective communication skills as well as logical and analytical skills, which are essential to students considering a career in law.
For the B.A. degree in Prelaw, a minimum of 124 credits is required.
Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem:1-2)
GENERAL EDUCATION: 46 credits
(3-10 of these 46 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)
ELECTIVES: 21 credits
BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: 24 credits
(See description of Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements in front of Bulletin.)
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 42-43 credits
(This includes 3-10 credits of General Education courses: 3 credits of GS courses; 0-3 credits of GS courses; 0-4 credits of GQ courses.)
PRESCRIBED COURSES (12 credits)
PL SC 001 GS(3), 002(3), 020(3) (Sem: 1-4)
ACCTG 200(3) (Sem: 3-6)
ADDITIONAL COURSES (18-19 credits)
(Some courses in this category have prerequisites that have not been included in the program.)
Select 3 credits from ECON 002 GS(3) or 004 GS(3) (Sem: 1-4)
Select 3-4 credits from MS&IS 201(3) or STAT 200 GQ(4) (Sem: 1-6)
Select 6 credits from PL SC 416(3), 472(3), 473(3), or 474(3) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 6 credits from:
ENGL 100(3), SPCOM 313(3) (Sem: 1-8)
ECON 323 GS(3), ENGL 421(3), HIST 450(3), PHIL 432(3) (Sem: 5-8)
SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (12 credits)
Select 3 credits of American or British literature (Sem: 1-8)
Select 9 additional credits of political science at the 400 level (Sem: 5-8)
 A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.
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The University reserves the right to change the requirements and regulations listed here and to determine whether a student has satisfactorily met its requirements for admission or graduation, and to reject any applicant for any reason the University determines to be material to the applicant's qualifications to pursue higher education. Nothing in this material should be considered a guarantee that completion of a program and graduation from the University will result in employment.
Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 1999 (dropped major)
Blue Sheet Item #: 27-03-097
Review Date: 3/1/99