BA in Jurisprudence: Legal Studies Concentration
For those with an associate degree, or a minimum of 40 semester-credit hours, the BA in Jurisprudence: Legal Studies Concentration takes into special consideration those who've been in the workforce and have difficulty attending traditional classes.
The unique subject matter included in the curriculum attracts a wide array of students and is applicable to a variety of fields. Paralegals, law enforcement professionals, real estate practitioners, court system support personnel, business people, future law school students and a host of other professionals will find the subject matter both practical and challenging. In addition, each student has the ability to tailor the program to suit his or her individual needs, after a required core is fulfilled.
The online nature of the course is an added attraction to this outstanding program. Distance or web-based learning affords educational opportunities to students too often forgotten by institutions of higher learning.
Continuous academic performance will be monitored. Expectations for continuing matriculation are:
- 2.0 overall GPA
- "C" or Higher in All Major Courses
Below is a recommended framework of courses for degree completion.
Bachelor of Arts in Jurisprudence: Legal Studies Concentration: 120 Credits
Major (core): 9 credits, Major (concentration courses): 33 credits, General Education: 49-51 credits, Free Electives: 27-29 credits.
For a detailed advisement sheet, please download the Advisement Sheet PDF.
Course Courses in Jurisprudence9 credits
|JUR 300||Classical Jurisprudence||3|
|JUR 310||Medieval Jurisprudence||3|
|JUR 320||Anglo-American Jurisprudence||3|
Concentration Courses in Legal Studies33 credits
|LAW 300||The Paralegal Profession||3|
|LAW 310||Legal Research and Writing||3|
|LAW 320||Litigation and Trial Evidence||3|
|LAW 330||Criminal Law for Paralegals||3|
|LAW 340||Family Law||3|
|LAW 350||Real Estate Law||3|
|LAW 360||Law, Business and the Workplace||3|
|LAW 370||Administrative Law||3|
|Law 380||Estates and Trusts||3|
|LAW 400||Constitutional Law for Paralegals||3|
|LAW 410||Law and Ethics||3|
Free Electives27-29 Credits
|LAW 420||Law and Conflict Resolution||3|
|LAW 430||Elder Law||3|
|LAW 440||Immigration Law||3|
|LAW 450||Labor and Employment Law||3|