American Legal Studies (J.M.)

American Legal Studies (J.M.)

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2019 through summer 2020. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
JURI 510Introduction to Legal Systems and Research3
JURI 515Legal Writing and Analysis3
JURI 520Constitutional Law3
JURI 580Ethics and Professional Responsibility3
JURI 600Foundations of Law3
JURI 610Jurisprudence/Legal History3
Choose 12 credit hours of the following:12
Contracts Law
Criminal Law
Property Law
Torts Law
American Business Law
Law and Economics
Total Hours30

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 30 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than two grades of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ & C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

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