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2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science - Pre-Professional Legal Studies Concentration, BS

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Program Code: 272*/272J
CIP Code: 45.1001


General Education Requirements (44 Hours)

Some general education requirements may be double-counted in the major with departmental approval. Please see your advisor for information.

Major Requirements (65 Hours)

2. 0 major GPA is required for graduation. Major GPA calculation will include all courses taken in the Government & Justice Studies department, plus any other courses under Major Requirements. Minimum of 18 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill major requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian.

You must complete at least one 3-hour course with a Writing in the Discipline [WID] designation within the Major Requirements. Courses with the [WID] designation are P S 3280  , P S 3320  , P S 3370  ,P S 3550 P S 4230  , P S 4723  , & P S 4748  . [WID] All have PRE: R C 2001 .

Political Science Electives (15 Hours) - Chosen in Consultation with an Advisor

Any courses not used to meet Required Political Science Courses and Area 1 Law Courses requirements above may be used here.

Required Pre-professional Legal Studies Concentration

minimum of 30 semester hours

The Pre-professional Legal Studies concentration, made up of courses drawn from one or more disciplines outside the GJS Department, requires careful planning. Students are encouraged to develop their program of study early in their academic careers with the assigned departmental advisor for this specific concentration. * Students must have 90 s.h. of coursework to be eligible for internship P S 4900 .

Minor (Optional)

Electives (13 Hours)

Taken to total 122 hours for the degree

  • 2 semester hours of free electives must be outside the major discipline.

Total Required (122 Hours)

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