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2021 - 2022 Cowley College Academic Catalog 
    
2021 - 2022 Cowley College Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Law (PRE) Transfer Pathway (AA)


A well-rounded background is critical to acceptance into a university law program. The American Bar Association encourages a challenging course schedule rather than a particular degree. Major universities have followed this approach to undergraduate studies for those going into law and suggest that a focus on the arts, science or mathematics can provide the skills needed to succeed in law school as effectively as the more traditional history, ethics or political science. The Association encourages courses requiring critical thinking, research skills and effective writing.

Pathway Code: LAWP


General Education Requirements (38 hours)


Computer Literacy (3 hours)


Humanities (9 hours)


Complete courses from 3 Different Departments (ART, FOL, HIS, HUM, LIT, MIN, MUS, PHO, REL, THE) - Studio and Performance courses cannot be included. This pathway recommends one Literature elective.

For a list of course options click this link Humanities Elective(s)  

  • Humanities Elective - 3 hour(s) _______________________________________
     
  • Humanities Elective - 3 hour(s) _______________________________________
     
  • Humanities Literature Elective - 3 hour(s) _______________________________

Social Sciences (9 hours)


Complete courses from 3 Different Departments (ANT, ECO, GEG, POL, PSY, SOC). 
For a list of course options click this link Social Science Elective(s)  

  • Social Science Elective - 3 hour(s) ____________________________________
     
  • Social Science Elective - 3 hours(s) ___________________________________
     
  • Social Science Elective - 3 hours(s) ___________________________________

Laboratory Sciences (5 hours)


Complete 5 credits of Lab Science from Lab Science Elective(s) .

  • ​Lab Science Elective 5 hour(s) ______________________________

Pathway Electives (24 hours)


Students must complete 24 hours of electives. These are the recommended pathway electives. 

Minimum Hours for a Degree 62*


** Law (Pre) students are encouraged to decide on a challenging degree focus (see note at top of grid) to develop particular skills. Students should visit with a pre-law advisor to determine the best option for them based on their particular needs and interests.

*A minimum of 62 hours is required to earn a Cowley degree; however additional credit hours may be outlined on the transfer pathway to meet the program requirements for a transfer institution. 

Depending on skill level and assessment scores, students may be required to take the necessary basic skill or prerequisite courses prior to enrolling in the program courses.