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 for specific course options and the Law School website for admissions information.

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

Pathway for BA Students

Year 1

Fall
Seminar for Freshmen
First Year Writing I
Language 1
GVT 110 

Spring
Math
First Year Writing II
Language 2 
ALS 360

Year 2

Fall
Literature 
HUM/HIST        
ALS 362         
ALS Elective

Spring
Cultural Diversity A or B
Ethics
ALS 363 
ALS Elective

Year 3

Fall
STE + Lab 1
Cultural Diversity A or B
ALS 361
ALS Elective

Spring
STE
ECR (ALS 381 Paralegal Internship) 
ALS 385
Elective 

Pathway for BS Students

Year 1

Fall
Seminar for Freshmen
First Year Writing I                
Mathematics 
GVT 110 

Spring
First Year Writing II
Ethics
Quantitative Reasoning 
ALS 360

Year 2

Fall
Literature 
STE + Lab 1       
ALS 362         
ALS Elective

Spring
HUM/HIST
STE + Lab 2
Cultural Diversity A or B 
ALS 363

Year 3

Fall
HUM/HIST
ALS 361        
ALS Elective 
ALS Elective

Spring
Cultural Diversity A or B 
ECR (ALS 381 Paralegal Internship) 
ALS 385
Elective