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Fort Hays State University
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Phone: 785-628-4425
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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   Total Hours: 9  
Students must take:   Hours
POLS 320: Introduction to Law 3 hrs
Choose 6-hours from the following:    
POLS 420: LSAT Preparation   2hrs
POLS 425: Legal Research Methods 3 hrs
POLS 620: Constitutional Law 3 hrs
POLS 621: American Civil Liberties 3 hrs
POLS 622: Legal Advocacy 3 hrs
PHIL 310: Legal Philosophy 3 hrs
Or approved seminar.