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Law and Justice Studies Course Requirements

Concentration in Criminal Justice Requirements

39 Credit Hours

Course Prefix and Number

Course Name

Credit per Course

LJ101Introduction to Law3
LJ102Introduction to Criminal Justice3
LJ200Legal Research and Writing3
LJ201Criminal Law3
LJ203Criminology3
LJ205Law and Justice3
LJ302Criminal Procedure3
LJ335Introduction to Research Methods in Social Science3
LJ400Evidence and Trial Advocacy3
LJ401Senior Seminar in Law and Justice3
PY100Introduction to Psychology3
SO100Introduction to Sociology3
Three credits from any 200-400 level Political Science Course3

Major Electives

27 Credit Hours | Students must successfully complete at least three (3) courses from Group 1 Major Electives.

Group 1

Course Name

Group 2

Course Name

BI114ForensicsLJ202
LJ210
Tort and Personal Injury Law
Family Law
LS315Deviance and Social ControlLJ211 Contract Law
LJ317Juvenile Delinquency & the LawLJ215Advanced Legal Research & Writing
LJ318CyberlawLJ301 Civil Litigation
LJ319Drugs in American SocietyLJ310Wills, Trusts, and Estates
LJ320Race, Class, Gender & CrimeLJ311Real Estate Law
LJ415Restorative Justice: Theory & PracticeLJ312Interviewing and Investigating
 LJ416Cyber Crime: Emerging TrendsLJ313Law of Business Organizations
LJ316Law around the Globe
LJ410International Law
LJ411Special Topics in Law & Justice
LJ450Internship

Free Electives

22 Credit Hours

Total Credit Hours: 124

*A grade of C or better is required

Proposed Course Schedule

Concentration in Legal Studies Requirements

39 Credit Hours

Course Prefix an Number

Course Name

Credit per Course

LJ101Introduction to Law3
LJ102Introduction to Criminal Justice3
LJ200Legal Research and Writing3
LJ201Criminal Law3
LJ202Tort and Personal Injury Law3
LJ205Law and Justice3
LJ215Advanced Legal Research and Writing3
LJ301Civil Litigation3
LJ400Evidence and Trial Advocacy3
LJ401Senior Seminar in Law and Justice3
PY100Introduction to Psychology3
SO100Introduction to Sociology3
Three credits from any 200-400 level Political Science Course3

Major Electives

27 Credit Hours | Students must successfully complete at least three (3) courses from Group 1 Major Electives.

Group 1

Course Name

Group 2

Course Name

Choose at least 3 courses:
LJ210Family LawBI114Forensics
LJ211Contract LawLJ203Criminology
LJ310Wills, Trusts, and EstatesLJ302Criminal Procedure
LJ311Real Estate LawLJ315Deviance and Social Control
LJ312Interviewing and InvestigatingLJ316Law around the Globe
LJ313Law of Business OrganizationsLJ317Juvenile Delinquency & the Law
LJ318Cyberlaw
LJ319Drugs in American Society
LJ320Race, Class, Gender & Crime
LJ335Introduction to Research Methods in Social Science
LJ410International Law
LJ411Special Topics in Law & Justice
LJ415Restorative Justice: Theory & Practice
LJ416Cyber Crime: Emerging Trends
LJ450Internship

Free Electives

22 Credit Hours

Total Credit hours: 124

*A grade of C or better is required

Proposed Courses Schedule