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Pre-Legal Studies

Associate of Arts Degree

Think you want to be a lawyer? Looking for a career that is challenging, intellectually stimulating and fulfilling? This is a great place to start exploring your interest in law.
Be exposed to a broad overview of U.S. law while providing the groundwork and educational foundation for a degree in law. This degree is also a starting point for a career as a paralegal, legal assistant, victim’s advocate or in other legal related areas.

Course Number Course

Credits

NAIS 3300 Federal Indian Law

3 credits

COMM 2090 Intro to Persuasion

3 credits

CRMJ 2100 Politics & Judicial Process

3 credits

CRMJ 2120 Intro to Criminal Justice

3 credits

CRMJ 2210 Criminal Law

3 credits

CRMJ 2230 Law of Evidence

3 credits

CRMJ 2400 Criminology

3 credits

CRMJ 2685 Research Methods in Criminal Justice

3 credits

ECON 1020 Microeconomics

3 credits

ENGL 2050 Creative Writing: Fiction

3 credits

BADM 2010 Legal Environment of Business

3 credits

SOC 1000 Sociological Principles

3 credits

Students should choose one of the following 4 credit Statistics classes

Course Number CourseCredits
STAT 2050 OR Fundamentals of Statistics OR 4
STAT 2070 Intro. Statistics/Social Sciences 4

Students must complete general education requirements that will provide students a general knowledge to help them complete a degree at CWC.

CourseCredits
Writing Level I 3
American & Wyoming Government  3
Arts 3
Humanities 3
Lab Science 4
Math 3
Oral Communications 3
Sociology 3
University Studies 1

*Math 1000 Problem Solving or MATH 1400 College Algebra

*COMM 1030 Interpersonal Communications recommended for transfer to UW

Total Credit Hours: 63