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Pre-Law / Legal Studies

Law schools require a baccalaureate degree for admission but no prescribed course of study is stipulated. Students are advised to pursue an undergraduate degree which will provide a suitable alternative to acceptance into Law School. The curriculum below leads to an Associate of Arts Degree.

Program Curriculum

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS

FIRST YEAR:
First Semester
  • English Composition I ENG 1113
  • College Algebra MAT 1313
  • Fine Arts Elective (3)
  • Natural Science w/Lab (4)
  • **Foreign Language (3)
Total 16 Hours
Second Semester
  • English Composition II ENG 1123
  • General Psychology PSY 1513
  • Public Speaking I SPT/COM 1113
  • Natural Science w/Lab (4)
  • **Foreign Language (3)
Total 16 Hours
SECOND YEAR:
First Semester
  • Introduction to Sociology SOC 2113
  • The Legal Environment of Business BAD 2413
  • History Elective (Continuous) (3)
  • *Social/Behavioral Science Elective (3)
  • Humanities Elective (3)
Total 15 Hours
Second Semester
  • American National Government PSC 1113
  • *Philosophy Elective (3)
  • History Elective (Continuous) (3)
  • *Social/Behavioral Science Elective (3)
  • Elective (3)
Total 15 Hours
*Consult with your chosen transfer university/college to determine changes to this curriculum.

**MUW requires 12 hours of foreign language. 6 hours must be at 200/2000 level (depending on the college).
Enrollment in a minimum of 15 hours each semester is recommended for eligibility for state aid, institutional scholarships, and the tuition break.