West Texas A&M University

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Pre-Law Studies Program

Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Degree/Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree

May be either depending on option selected.

Major in Pre-Law Studies (Major Code: 149)

NOTE: Students who plan to seek admission to law school are urged to contact the pre-law adviser in the Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice early in their University work. Assistance in planning pre-law studies, as well as information regarding admission requirements to various law schools, is available.

University Core Curriculum Requirements

Refer to the “University Core Curriculum” section of the catalog.

Legal Studies Major Requirements (36 Hours)

Core Requirements (15 Hours)

  • POSC 1310, 3305, 4333 or 4335.
  • CRIJ 4334.
  • CRIJ/POSC 4340.

Additional Requirements

21 hours selected from:

  • ACCT 4315.
  • BUSI 3312.
  • CRIJ 3332.
  • ENVR 4302.
  • LEGL 1373, 1374, 3350, 3358.
  • PHIL 2303.
  • POSC 4374, 4331.


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