BA Legal Assistant Studies

Dear Legal Assistant Studies Major:

This map is a term-by-term sample course schedule. The milestones listed below each year are designed to keep you on course to graduate in four years. A sample schedule is provided as a general guideline to help you build a schedule each term. Your courses must be selected with your advisor to satisfy all core curriculum and state, lab science, and multicultural requirements. Refer to the Undergraduate Catalog for the most current curriculum.

Year 1

Fall Hrs.
ENGL 1101 3
MATH XXXX 3
POLS 1101 3
HIST 2111 or 2112 3
Foreign Language 3
Total hours 15
Spring Hrs.
ENGL 1102 3
Area C Elective 3
Foreign Language 3
Lab science 4
PERS 2XXX 2
Total hours 15

Milestones: Overall 2.0 GPA or higher. Complete Area A, math requirement, and 30 credits.

Year 2

Fall Hrs.
ENGL 2111, 2112, or 2113 3
Lab science 4
PERS 2XXX 2
Foreign Language 3
LEAS 1100 3
Total hours 15
Spring Hrs.
ACED 2400 3
CRJU 1100 3
Area D elective 3
Area E elective 3
ENGL 3030 3
Total hours 15

Milestones: Overall 2.0 GPA or higher. Complete language sequence, Area B, Area C, Area D, and 60 credits.

Year 3

Fall Hrs.
PHIL 2020 3
LEAS 3200 3
Area E Elective 3
Upper division LEAS elective 3
General elective 3
Total hours 15
Spring Hrs.
LEAS 3201 3
Upper division LEAS elective 3
Upper division LEAS elective 3
Area Concentration 3
General Elective 3
Total hours 15

Milestones: Overall 2.0 GPA or higher. Meet with a LEAS professor to discuss internship possibilities. Determine if you want to pursue to minor. Complete Legal Research sequence. Complete 30 credits.

Year 4

Fall Hrs.
LEAS 4800 3
Upper division LEAS elective 3
Area Concentration 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
Total hours 15
Spring Hrs.
LEAS 4900 3
Upper division LEAS elective 3
Area Concentration 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
Total hours 15

Milestones: Overall 2.0 GPA or higher. Apply for graduation at least one semester before anticipated graduation date. Contact and apply for graduate study or professional school, if required for your career plans. Contact professors to write letters of reference for you. Prepare a professional resume. Complete 120 credits.