Government Pathway

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 at Suffolk University Law School in year four.

Consult the Academic Catalog for specific course options and the Law School website for admission information.

Pathways for other government concentrations are available by request from the Government Department.

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

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

Studies in 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
Social and Intellectual History/VPATH Core Requirement
GVT-245
Elective

Spring

STE Core Requirement
GVT-345
GVT Elective
GVT-501

*Fulfills the Human Behavior and Societies Core Requirement

Note: The Modern 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 modern language requirement is granted at the proficiency level of 202 in any qualifying language.