Political Science with Concentration in Paralegal Studies (BS)
This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2009 - Spring 2010 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.
Bachelor of Science in Political Science with Concentration in Paralegal Studies (BS)
Note: Completion of the B.S. in Political Science with Paralegal Concentration is not, without dual completion of the Associate of Arts in Paralegal Studies, designed to prepare students for a career as a paralegal, nor does it constitute a Paralegal degree from an ABA accredited program.
All degrees require the completion of the University-wide General Education Program; see General Education requirements and the courses that fulfill them. Some General Education requirements may be met in the requirements for the major or supporting coursework, in which case additional electives may be required to complete the minimum hours for the degree.
Arts & Sciences Programmatic Requirements
|General 101: A&S Orientation||1|
(completion of the second semester of a single foreign language;
hours will vary depending on the language taken)
|Humanities or Natural Sciences at 300+ level, in
addition to courses counted toward General Education
WR—two approved courses at 300+ level
Department of Political Science
|Political Science 2011, 2021, or 2991(Students with credit for POLS 299 may not receive credit for 201 or 202)||3|
|Political Science 390||3|
|Political Science 3254 or 3264||3|
|Political Science 4952,3||3|
|Law and Jurisprudence Area:
Political Science 312, 313, 314, 315, 320, 3322, 337(select 3)
Political Science 3254, 3264, 333, 336, 338, 405,
426, 505 (select two)
|Electives in Political Science||3|
|Paralegal Studies 101, 102, 203, 399, and 390||13|
|Electives in Paralegal Studies||15|
|Economics 2011 and 2021||6|
|Philosophy 2111 or 311||3|
|Mathematics 1071 or 1801||3|
Electives & Total Hours
1 Fulfills General Education requirement.
2 Fulfills WR requirement.
3 Substitutions may be approved by the departmental advisor.
4 May not be double counted for policy area requirement if used for core requirement.