Bachelor of Arts in Government (Legal Studies Emphasis)

Total Semester Credit Hours Required

120 semester creidt 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 Arts in Government (Legal Studies Emphasis) Program of Study

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

First Year
FallTCCNSemester Credit Hours
Creative Arts Core3
ENG 1013Composition I ENGL 13013
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-1865 HIST 13013
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience EDUC 1100, EDUC 1200, EDUC 13001
Wellness/Mathematics CAO Core2
Social/Behavioral Science Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
SpringTCCN
ENG 1023Composition II ENGL 13023
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present HIST 13023
Mathematics Core3
Multicultural Women's Studies CAO Core3
Elective (GP)3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
Second Year
FallTCCN
English Literature3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government GOVT 23053
Life/Physical Science Core3
Elective (or minor)3
Foreign Language3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
SpringTCCN
GOV 2023Texas Government GOVT 23063
Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core3
Life/Physical Science Core3
Foreign Language3
Elective (or minor)3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
Third Year
FallTCCN
GOV 3303The American Legislative Process3
GOV 3393Law for Women3
Elective 3
Elective (or minor)3
Foreign Language3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
SpringTCCN
GOV 4093Constitutional Rights and Criminal Justice3
Government/Political Science elective required for major (advanced)3
Government/Political Science Elective for major (advanced)3
Elective (or minor)3
Foreign Language3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
Fourth Year
FallTCCN
GOV 3153Legal Environment3
Government/Political Science required for major (advanced)3
Elective (or minor)3
Elective (advanced)3
Elective3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
SpringTCCN
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 Hours 15
 Total Semester Credit Hours:  120

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.