Major Details

Legal Studies B.S.

Delivery Method: Day/Fulton Campus

MISSION STATEMENTS FOR PROGRAMS AND CONCENTRATIONS WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF LEGAL STUDIES

“LEGAL STUDIES” MAJOR:

Juvenile Justice Concentration

To provide students with a core of knowledge in law, policy, human development and societal responses to the status of juveniles within the legal system so as to enhance the students’ ability to function effectively and ethically as professionals in the juvenile justice system.

Criminal Justice Concentration

To provide students with a core of knowledge in criminal justice practices, concepts, ethics, and issues so as to prepare students to work effectively and ethically as professionals in the fields of criminal justice, security or related fields.

Course List - Total Hours: 52

Course # Course Title Hours
LGS105 Politics & Government    3
LGS110 American Legal System    3
LGS207 Fundamentals of Legal Research & Writing    3
LGS210 Law, Ethics & Morality -ER    3
LGS215 Introduction to Criminal Justice    3
LGS220 Corrections, Probation and Parole    3
LGS303 Legal Response to Domestic Violence    3
LGS305 Criminal Law    3
LGS320 Evidence    3
LGS329 Conflict & Dispute Resolution    3
LGS415 Senior Seminar    3
LGS445 Constitutional Law    4
LGS452 Internship III    6

 

Concentrations

Concentration Hours
9
9