Political Science: Pre-Law Concentration
The pre-law concentration is for students interested in attending law school after completing a B.A. in political science. The program focuses on developing critical thinking skills and rational argumentation, as well as analytical reading and writing skills.
Get a description of each of Cal U's political science courses from our Course Catalog.
Below is a recommended framework of courses for completing the degree in four years.
Political Science and Pre-Law Concentration
Required Major Courses12
|POS 100||Intro. To Political Sci.||3|
|POS 105||American Politics||3|
|POS 301||Research Methods POS||3|
|POS 450||Seminar in Politics||3|
Required Related Courses30
|POS 316 OR POS 335||Judicial Policy OR Administrative Law||3|
|HIS 435 OR HIS 322||History of Law OR History of Religious Persecution||3|
|POS 327 OR POS 330||Contemp. Political Thought OR American Political Ideas||3|
|PHI 115 OR PHI 211||Logic & Language OR Formal Logic||3|
|COM 230 OR COM 350||Argumentation & Debate OR Persuasion||3|
Political Science Elective (Pick one from each list)12
|POS 314, POS 315, HIS 308||US Constitution||3|
|POS 327, POS 330, POS 347, POS 348||Political Theory||3|
|POS 307, POS 312, POS 320, POS 346||International Politics||3|
|POS 300, POS 306, POS 310, POS 318||U.S. Government||3|