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Politics and Law

Politics and law is a natural combination for students considering legal careers. This is a sample degree plan for students pursuing a major in politics and a minor in law; not all students will follow this sample plan since their schedules or course offerings may differ year-by-year. All students must consult with an advisor in making course selections that meet their individual needs. Students pursuing a program in politics and law should consult with a faculty advisor in politics and law early in their program to plan effectively.  

Year One
Fall Spring
EN 101 - Composition I EN 102 - Composition II
POL 102 - International Relations POL 103 - Comparative Politics
TRS 100 - Theological Inquiry PH 100 - Introduction to Philosophy
DSC 101 - First Year Seminar Introductory History (HI-1)
University elective University elective
 
Year Two
Fall Spring
POL 210 - Western Political Concepts I POL 211 - Western Political Concepts II
POL 250 or HI 250 - Research and Writing POL 230 - American Policy Process
Advanced Theology (TRS-2) Politics elective
Introductory Literature (LT-1) Introductory Social Science (SS-1)
Natural Science (NS) with a lab Law elective (LA 280, LA 301, LA 302, or PH 300)
Year Three
Fall Spring
Fine Arts (FNA), Advanced History (HI-2), or Advanced Literature (LT-2) Fine Arts (FNA), Advanced History (HI-2), or Advanced Literature (LT-2)
Politics elective Politics elective
Law elective (LA 280, LA 301, LA 302, or PH 300) Math (MT)
POL 335: American Constitutional Law POL 336: American Constitutional Law II
University elective University elective
Year Four
Fall Spring
POL 400 - Internship POL 420 - Senior Seminar
Politics elective Politics elective
Politics elective Philosophical Ethics (PH-E)
Law elective (LA 280, LA 301, LA 302, or PH 300) University elective
University elective University elective
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