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PRE-LEGAL STUDIES

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS DEGREE

This program provides a background useful for the student interested in the study and practice of law. Rigorous coursework, spanning several departments across the college, will help prepare the student for the challenges of law school and the practice of law by developing an understanding of courts, legal institutions, and the justice system; social and cultural institutions or economics; English language comprehension and usage; and political science. A student must have a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree before beginning the professional study of law. 

Course NumberCourseCredits
BADM 2010Legal Environment of Business3
CRMJ 2100Politics & Judicial Process3
CRMJ 2120Intro to Criminal Justice3
CRMJ 2210Criminal Law3
CRMJ 2230Law of Evidence3
CRMJ 2280Criminal Procedure3
CRMJ 2400Criminology3
CRMJ 2465Research Methods in Criminal Justice3
NAIS 3300Federal Indian Law3
SOC 1000Sociological Principles3
  
ANTH 1200Introduction to Cultural Anthropology3
OR 
ECON 1020Microeconomics3
Students should choose one of the following 4 credit Statistics classes
Course NumberCourseCredits
STAT 2050Fundamentals of Statistics4
OR 
STAT 2070Intro Statistics for the Social Sciences4
Students must complete general education requirements that will provide students a general knowledge to help them complete a degree at CWC.
Writing Level I (WR1)3 credits
Writing Level II (WR2)(in program)
American & Wyoming Government (POLS 1000)3 credits
ARTS *3 credits
HUM * 3 credits
LSCI4 credits
MATH *3 credits
ORAL *3 credits
SOC(in program)
UNST1 credits

*Math 1000 Problem Solving or MATH 1400 College Algebra

*COMM 1030 Interpersonal Communication is recommended for transfer to UW

* Consider ENGL 2050 Creative Writing for ARTS for transfer to UW

*Consider MGT 3110 Business Ethics for HUM for transfer to UW 

*Math 1000 Problem Solving or MATH 1400 College Algebra *COMM 1030 Interpersonal Communications recommended for transfer to UW

Total Credit Hours: 60

MEET YOUR PROFESSOR

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

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Todd Byerly

Instructor of Criminal Justice