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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

LJ101 Introduction to Law 3
LJ102 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
LJ200 Legal Research and Writing 3
LJ201 Criminal Law 3
LJ203 Criminology 3
LJ205 Law and Justice 3
LJ302 Criminal Procedure 3
LJ335 Introduction to Research Methods in Social Science 3
LJ400 Evidence and Trial Advocacy 3
LJ401 Senior Seminar in Law and Justice 3
PY100 Introduction to Psychology 3
SO100 Introduction to Sociology 3
Three credits from any 200-400 level Political Science Course 3

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

BI114 Forensics LJ202 Tort and Personal Injury Law
LJ250 Prison Culture of America LJ210 Family Law
LS315 Deviance and Social Control LJ211  Contract Law
LJ317 Juvenile Delinquency & the Law LJ215 Advanced Legal Research & Writing
LJ318 Cyberlaw LJ301  Civil Litigation
LJ319 Drugs in American Society LJ310 Wills, Trusts, and Estates
LJ320 Race, Class, Gender & Crime LJ311 Real Estate Law
LJ351 American Prisoner: Laws, Rights, & Reform LJ312 Interviewing and Investigating
LJ415 Restorative Justice: Theory & Practice LJ313 Law of Business Organizations
LJ416 Cyber Crime: Emerging Trends LJ316 Law around the Globe
LJ325 International Law
LJ411 Special Topics in Law & Justice
LJ450 Internship

Free Electives

22 Credit Hours

Total Credit Hours: 124

*A grade of C or better is required in all major requirements and all major electives.

Proposed Course Schedule

Concentration in Legal Studies Requirements

39 Credit Hours

Course Prefix an Number

Course Name

Credit per Course

LJ101 Introduction to Law 3
LJ102 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
LJ200 Legal Research and Writing 3
LJ201 Criminal Law 3
LJ205 Law and Justice 3
LJ215 Advanced Legal Research and Writing 3
LJ300 Tort & Personal Injury Law 3
LJ301 Civil Litigation 3
LJ400 Evidence and Trial Advocacy 3
LJ401 Senior Seminar in Law and Justice 3
PY100 Introduction to Psychology 3
SO100 Introduction to Sociology 3
Three credits from any 200-400 level Political Science Course 3

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:
LJ210 Family Law BI114 Forensics
LJ211 Contract Law LJ203 Criminology
LJ310 Wills, Trusts, and Estates LJ250 The Prison Culture of America
LJ311 Real Estate Law LJ302 Criminal Procedure
LJ312 Interviewing and Investigating LJ315 Deviance and Social Control
LJ313 Law of Business Organizations LJ316 Law around the Globe
LJ317 Juvenile Delinquency & the Law
LJ318 Cyberlaw
LJ319 Drugs in American Society
LJ320 Race, Class, Gender & Crime
LJ325 International Law
LJ335 Introduction to Research Methods in Social Science
LJ351 The American Prisoner: Laws, Rights, & Reform
LJ411 Special Topics in Law & Justice
LJ415 Restorative Justice: Theory & Practice
LJ416 Cyber Crime: Emerging Trends
LJ450 Internship

Free Electives

22 Credit Hours

Total Credit hours: 124

*A grade of C or better is required in all major requirements and all major electives.

Proposed Courses Schedule