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Pre-Law Certificate Requirements

Pre-Law Certificate Requirements

The requirements of the certificate are 24 hours from three groupings: 

Group 1 - Core Courses (Six Hours Required)
  • PSCI 271 Introduction to Law (2)
  • LAW 496 Pre-Law Internship (4) or Major Department 496 Internship (4)

Group 2 - Law-Related Elective Courses (From at least two departments, ten hours total)

  • B EC 352 Business Law (2)
  • IR 372 International Law (2)
  • PHIL 318 Philosophy of Law (2)
  • PSCI 341 Church & State (2)
  • PSCI 348 American Political Thought (4)
  • PSCI 381 Constitutional Law (4)
  • PSCI 387 Law and Religion (4)
  • SOC 367 Crime and Delinquency (4)

Group 3 - Supporting Elective Courses (From at least two departments, one of which is not elected under Law-Related Courses, eight hours total)

  • COMM 252 Argumentation and Debate (4)
  • COMM 353 Advanced Speech Performance (4)
  • COMM 362 Group Dynamics (2)
  • COMM 363 Persuasion (4)
  • B EC 226 or 227 Principles of Accounting 1 or 2 (4)
  • B EC 328x Business Ethics (2)
  • ENGW 214 Rhetorical Writing (2)
  • HIST 351 or 352 American History (4)
  • HIST 377 British History to 1688 (4)
  • HIST 455 American Urban History (4)
  • HIST 483 History of Christianity in North America (4)
  • PHIL 494-3 Ethical Theory (4)
  • PSCI 135 American Politics and Government (4)
  • PSCI 345 Between Athens and Jerusalem: Classical and Medieval Political Thought (4)
  • PSCI 346 Renaissance and Modern Political Philosophy (4)
  • SOC 337 Racial and Ethnic Relations (4)
  • SOC 356 The Family (4)
  • SOC 376 Sociological Theory (4)
  • LAW 496. Pre-Law Internship (4)