Jurisprudence (Pre-Law)

Social Science Jurisprudence (Pre-Law)

The Social Science-Jurisprudence (Pre-Law) Major consists of the following required and elective courses:

Social Science Major Core (18 hours)

HIS 1320 U.S. History since 1877; HIS/GOV 2308 Research and Writing in the Social Sciences; GOV 2311 American Government; GOV 2390 Legislative Process; GOV 3301 American Jurisprudence; GOV 3381 Political Theory

Legal Studies Electives (12-15 hours selected from the following)

GOV 3161 Moot Court (taken three times)

GOV 3390 Topics in Law

GOV 3391 Law and Society

GOV 4354 Constitutional Theory I: Powers

GOV 4355 Constitutional Theory II: Rights

Social Electives (3-6 hours selected from the following)

COM 3333 Media Criticism

COM 3341 Persuasion and Argumentation

COM/CRJ 3360 Conflict Management and Restorative Justice

PSY 3341 Social Psychology

Philosophical Elective (3 hours selected from the following)

GOV 3303 Perspectives in the Social Sciences

HIS/GOV 4392 Christianity, Ethics, and Politics in America

BUS 3351 Business Ethics

CRJ 4355 Ethics in Criminal Justice

Social Science Major Capstone (3 hours)

HIS/GOV 4382 Contemporary U.S. History and Politics

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