Pathway for Applied Legal Studies Majors: BA/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
Elective
GVT-110*  

Spring
Math Core Requirement
First Year Writing II
Creativity & Innovation Core Requirement
ALS-360

Year 2

Fall
Literature Core Requirement
Humanities/History/VPATH Core Requirement     
ALS-362         
ALS Elective

Spring
Social, Cultural, & Global Perspectives Core Requirement
Ethical & Philosophical Inquiry Core Requirement
ALS-363
ALS Elective

Year 3

Fall
STE Core Requirement
ALS-361
ALS Elective
Elective

Spring
STE Core Requirement
ALS-381
ALS-385
Elective 

*Fulfills 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.

Pathway for BS Students

Year 1

Fall
Seminar for Freshmen
First Year Writing I                
Math Core Requirement
GVT-110* 

Spring
First Year Writing II
Ethical & Philosophical Inquiry Core Requirement
Quantitative Reasoning Core Requirement
ALS-360

Year 2

Fall
Literature Core Requirement
STE+Lab Core Requirement     
ALS-362         
ALS Elective

Spring
Creativity & Innovation Core Requirement
STE Core Requirement
Social, Cultural, & Global Perspectives Core Requirement
ALS-363

Year 3

Fall
Humanities/History Core Requirement
ALS-361        
ALS Elective 
ALS Elective

Spring
VPATH Core Requirement
ALS-381
ALS-385
Elective 

*Fulfills Social Science Core Requirement