Requirements for Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies - Legal Studies
NOTE: Requirements may differ according to date of enrollment.
I. Core Requirement (6 credit hours)
POLI 276 Law and Society
II. Legal Foundations (9 credit hours from)
PHIL 362 Philosophy of Law
III. Law and the Legal System (3 credit hours from)
ACCT 311 Business Law
IV. Law and Philosophy (6 credit hours from)
PHIL 218 Introduction to Ethics
V. Law and Human Behavior (6 credit hours from)
PSY 245 Social Psychology*
VI. Skill Requirements (9 credit hours from)
ECON 201 Principles of Macroeconomics
VII. Legal Internship (Optional)
Students in other programs may enroll in the 21-credit hour Legal Studies Minor.
Most professions require effectiveness in writing and speaking. This is certainly true of the legal profession. Students are advised to choose courses which will help them develop these skills; e.g. COMM 105 for speaking and upper division courses as electives for writing.
Students should also acquire knowledge of standard computer software including word processing, spreadsheet and database programs. Familiarity with bibliographic and data search routines including the Internet and World Wide Web are strongly encouraged.