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Fort Hays State University
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Certificate in Political Science

Pre-Law/Legal Studies Certificate

Program Summary

The Pre-law/Legal Studies Certificate provides you with an understanding of the foundations of American law, a working knowledge of legal resources, and the skills to engage in basic legal research and argumentation.

Virtual Students Please Note: Only POLS 320, 620 and 621 are available for the online Pre-law Concentration. All other options listed below are on campus only.

Pre-law/Legal Studies

    Students must take:

  • POLS 320: Introduction to Law (3 Credit Hours)
  • Choose 6-hours from the following:

  • POLS 420: LSAT Preparation (2 Credit Hours)
  • POLS 425: Legal Research Methods (3 Credit Hours)
  • POLS 620: Constitutional Law (3 Credit Hours)
  • POLS 621: American Civil Liberties (3 Credit Hours)
  • POLS 622: Legal Advocacy (3 Credit Hours)
  • PHIL 310: Legal Philosophy (3 Credit Hours)
  • Or approved seminar.