Pathway for Government Majors (Law & Public Policy Concentration): BA/JD Option

The pathway for Government majors with a concentration in Law & Public Policy 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. Pathways for other Government concentrations are available by request from the Government Department.

Year 1

Fall
Seminar for Freshmen
First Year Writing I
Ethical & Philosophical Inquiry Core Requirement
GVT-110*

Spring
Math Core Requirement
First Year Writing II
GVT-115
GVT-120

Year 2

Fall
Creativity & Innovation Core Requirement
Literature Core Requirement
GVT-201
GVT-224

Spring
Social, Cultural & Global Perspectives Core Requirement
GVT-225
GVT Elective
Elective

Year 3

Fall
STE Core Requirement
Humanities/History/VPATH Core Requirement
GVT-245
Elective

Spring
STE Core Requirement
GVT-345
GVT Elective
GVT-515

*Fulfills the Social Science Core Requirement

Note: The Language requirement may be fulfilled by a competency level of 102 or above and a minimum of one language course in any language other than English. Exemption from the language requirement is granted at the proficiency level of 202 in any qualifying language.