Pathway for Applied Legal Studies Majors: BS/JD Option

The pathway for Applied Legal Studies majors allows students to complete all requirements for the core and the major in years 1-3. Following successful admission, students begin their first year of Law School in year four. Consult the Academic Catalog or Law School web site for specific admissions information.

This degree is not intended to, and does not, prepare students for paralegal work.

Year 1

Fall
First Year Writing I         
Seminar for Freshmen         
Mathematics
Social Science

Spring
First Year Writing II
Quantitative Reasoning
Ethical & Philosophical Inquiry
Fundamentals of Paralegal Practice

Year 2

Fall
Literature
STE        
Civil Litigation
ALS Elective

Spring
Humanities/History
Science + Lab
Cultural Diversity A or B
Contracts

Year 3

Fall
Humanities/History
ALS Elective
Legal Research & Writing I
ALS Elective

Spring
Cultural Diversity A or B
ECR (EHS 381 Paralegal Internship)
Legal Research & Writing II
ALS Elective