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Pre-Law Advanced Certificate

Program Overview

The pre-law advanced certificate consists of 24 hours of coursework and internship experience designed to help students develop the skills necessary for successful performance in law school and legal practice. Those pursuing a pre-law certificate may take these courses in conjunction with any major offered at Judson University. It is strongly suggested that you develop the specifics of your pre-law program in consultation with both your major and certificate advisors.

PRE-LAW CORE    Required = 2 courses, 6 hours
  NOTE: POL495 may be taken for 1-3 hours up to three times.
  POL222 American Government (3)  
  POL495 Pre-Law Practicum II (1-3)  
SUPPORTING COURSES    Required = 3 courses, 9 hours
  Choose three of the following:
  BUS253 Business Law I (3)  
  HIS377 Recent America: The US Since 1945 (3)  
  PHL260 Introduction to Philosophy (3)  
  CJM110 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3)  
  SPC321 Persuasion (3)  
  - OR - SPC323         Advanced Public Speaking (3)  
SKILL-BUILDING ELECTIVES     Required = 3 courses, 9 hours
  Choose three of the following (from at least two departments):
  ENG312 Literary Theory and Criticism (3)  
  ENG360 World Classics: European (3)  
  ENG364 World Classics: Non-Western (3)  
  ENG373 Light in Darkness (3)  
  ENG465 Shakespeare: Plays and Performance (3)  
  HIS363 Medieval Europe (3)  
  HIS365 World in Revolution (3)  
  HIS366 Nationalism and Globalization (3)  
  HIS367 Modern Imperialism: 18th Century to Present (3)  
  HIS375 City and Suburb in American History (3)  
  HIS376 Minority Experience in America (3)  
  HIS377 Recent America: The US Since 1945 (3)  
  HIS378 American Foreign Relations Since 1989 (3)  
  PHL260 Introduction to Philosophy (3)  
  PHL364 Christian Ethics (pre-req: PHL260) (3)  
  SPC321 Persuasion (3)  
  SPC323 Advanced Public Speaking (3)  
  THS435 Studies in Contemporary Theology (3)  

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