Bachelor of Science in Government - Legal Studies

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Total Semester Credit Hours Required

120 semester credit hours.

Major

30 semester credit hours.

Minor (optional)

18 semester credit hours.

  • Students are encouraged to select internship credit as part of the electives.

Bachelor of Science in Government - Legal Studies Program of Study

*Course of study is suggested only. It is recommended to see an advisor for a personalized Program of Study.

First Year
FallSemester Credit Hours
Creative Arts Core3
ENG 1013Composition I3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience1
Wellness/Mathematics CAO Core2
Social/Behavioral Science Core3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
ENG 1023Composition II3
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
Mathematics Core3
Multicultural Women's Studies CAO Core3
Elective (GP)3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Second Year
Fall
English Literature3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
Life/Physical Science Core3
Elective3
Elective (or minor)3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
GOV 2023Texas Government3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core3
Life/Physical Science Core3
Elective3
Elective (or minor)3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Third Year
Fall
GOV 3303The American Legislative Process3
GOV 3393Law for Women3
Elective3
Elective (or minor)3
Elective3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
GOV 4093Constitutional Rights and Criminal Justice3
Government/Political Science elective required for major (advanced)3
Government/Political Science elective for major3
Elective (or minor)3
Elective3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Fourth Year
Fall
GOV 3153Legal Environment3
Government/Political Science required for major (advanced)3
Elective (or minor)3
Elective (advanced)3
Elective (advanced)3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
GOV 4813Seminar in Public Policy3
GOV 4933Senior Seminar3
Government/Political Science elective required for major (advanced)3
Elective (advanced)3
Elective (or minor)3
 Semester Credit Hours15
 Total Semester Credit Hours: 120

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.