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Bachelor of Arts
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This represents a change from the printed 2014-2015 University Catalog: One 3-credit HUM course has been removed from the core list; the prelaw core consists of 18 credits (six courses); only 12 credits of HUM electives are required (nine credits at 3000-level or higher; and 122 total credits are required.

Bachelor of Arts in Humanities–Prelaw

The Bachelor of Arts in Humanities – Prelaw offers the courses needed to meet the entrance requirements of law schools. Prelaw majors are able to gain a thorough grounding in a variety of academic disciplines applicable to graduate study in law. Students work with the prelaw advisor to select a course of study customized for their own needs and interests. A prelaw major contemplating admission to a law school should consult the prelaw advisor early in the program.

Degree Requirements

Candidates for the Bachelor of Arts in Humanities – Prelaw require a minimum of 122 credit hours as outlined in the following requirements and sample curriculum. Any program plan selected in consultation with the student's advisor must include Q-designated research in an agreed area to begin during the spring term of the junior year. Prelaw majors must complete a minimum of 39 credit hours of advanced coursework (3xxx-level and above) chosen from upper-level courses in humanities or psychology.

Candidates for a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities – Prelaw require a total of 122 credit hours for graduation as follows.

ASC 1000 University Experience 1
COM 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
COM 1102 Writing About Literature 3
COM 2224 Business and Professional Writing or COM 2370 Speech 3
HUM 2051 Civilization 1 3
HUM 2052 Civilization 2 3

 

Computer Science (3 credit hours)

Foreign Language (12 credit hours from four courses in the same language)

Free Electives (12 credit hours)

Liberal Arts Electives (3 credit hours)

Mathematics (6 credit hours)

Physical or Life Sciences (6 credit hours)

Social Science Elective (3 credit hours)

Program Requirements CREDITS
BUS 2601 Legal and Social Environments of Business 3
HUM 2085 Critial Approaches to Humanities and Social Sciences 3
HUM 2401 Introduction to Law 3
HUM 2480 Introduction to Political Sciences 3
HUM 2510 Logic 3
PSY 1411 Introduction to Psychology 3
PSY 2444 Cross-Cultural and Ethnic Psychology 3

 

Prelaw (18 credit hours) CREDITS
HUM 2331 American History: Pre-Columbian to Civil War Era 3
HUM 2332 American History: From Reconstruction to the Present 3
HUM 3401 Constitutional Law 1 3
HUM 3402 Constitutional Law 2 3
HUM 3551 Survey of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy 3
HUM 3552 Survey of Modern and Contemporary Philosophy 3

 

Humanities Degree Core (10 credit hours)
Includes Introduction to the Humanities (HUM 3900), Junior Seminar in Humanities (HUM 3905), Capstone Research Methods (HUM 3999) and Senior Capstone Project (HUM 4100)

Humanities Electives (12 credit hours)
At least nine credit hours must be from 3000-level (or higher) HUM courses.

Freshman Year

FALL CREDITS
ASC 1000 University Experience 1
COM 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
CSE 1301 Introduction to Computer Applications 3
LNG xxxx Foreign Language 3
MTH 1701 College Algebra 3
  Restricted Elective (Science) 3
    16

 

SPRING CREDITS
COM 1102 Writing About Literature 3
LNG xxxx Foreign Language 3
MTH 1702 Applied Calculus 3
  Free Elective 3
  Restricted Elective (Science) 3
    15

Sophomore Year

FALL CREDITS
COM 2224 Business and Professional Writing 3
HUM 2051 Civilization 1 3
HUM 2510 Logic 3
LNG xxxx Foreign Language 3
PSY 1411 Introduction to Psychology 3
    15

 

SPRING CREDITS
HUM 2052 Civilization 2 3
HUM 2085 Critical Approaches to Humanities and Social Sciences 3
HUM 2480 Introduction to Political Science 3
LNG xxxx Foreign Language 3
  Humanities Elective 3
    15

Junior Year

FALL CREDITS
HUM 3900 Introduction to the Humanities 1
HUM 2331 American History: Pre-Columbian to Civil War Era 3
HUM 2401 Introduction to Law 3
HUM 3551 Survey of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy 3
PSY 2444 Cross-Cultural and Ethnic Psychology 3
  Free Elective 3
    16

 

SPRING CREDITS
BUS 2601 Legal and Social Environments of Business 3
HUM 2332 American History: From Reconstruction to the Present 3
HUM 3552 Survey of Modern and Contemporary Philosophy 3
HUM 3905 Junior Seminar in Humanities 3
  Humanities Elective (3000-level or higher) 3
    15

Senior Year

FALL CREDITS
HUM 3401 Constitutional Law 1 3
HUM 3999 Capstone Research Methods 3
  Free Elective 3
  Humanities Elective (3000-level or higher) 3
  Social Science Elective 3
    15

 

SPRING CREDITS
HUM 3402 Constitutional Law 2 3
HUM 4100 Senior Capstone Project (Q) 3
  Free Elective 3
  Humanities Elective (3000-level or higher) 3
  Liberal Arts Elective 3
    15

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED 122