Law & Policy (B.S.) - Pre-Law - Online

Law & Policy (B.S.) - Pre-Law - Online

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2024 through summer 2025. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 104Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning0-3
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 104Christian Life and Biblical Worldview 24
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 104Survey of Old and New Testament4
THEO 104Introduction to Theology Survey 24
Total Hours39-42

Refer to the list of approved general education electives before enrolling in foundational skill requirements


Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirement of RLGN 104 Christian Life and Biblical Worldview (4 c.h.) waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirement of THEO 104 Introduction to Theology Survey (4 c.h.) waived

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses
GOVT 200Constitutional Government and Free Enterprise 13
GOVT 220American Government 13
Total Hours6

Course may fulfill select general education requirements

Major Core
GOVT 215Logic and Legal Reasoning3
GOVT 325Legal Ethics3
GOVT 408Negotiation3
GOVT 421American Constitutional History3
GOVT 422American Constitutional Law3
Total Hours15
CJUS 400Criminal Law3
CJUS 410Constitutional Criminal Procedure3
GOVT 280Undergraduate Torts3
GOVT 345Jurisprudence3
GOVT 346Legal Research and Writing3
GOVT 404Undergraduate Contracts3
GOVT 406Undergraduate Property3
GOVT 407Undergraduate Civil Procedure3
GOVT 409Advanced Logic and Legal Reasoning3
Total Hours27
Free Electives
Choose 30-36 credit hours of Free Electives30-36
Total Hours30-36

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 120 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all courses in the major
  • 25% Of major and concentration taken through Liberty University
  • 30 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
BIBL 104 Survey of Old and New Testament 4
ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
RLGN 104 Christian Life and Biblical Worldview 4
UNIV 104 Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning 0-3
Communications Elective 1 3
Second Semester
THEO 104 Introduction to Theology Survey 4
Critical Thinking Elective 1 3
Information Literacy Elective 1 3
MATH Elective 1 3
Second Year
First Semester
Cultural Studies Elective (GOVT 200) 1 3
Information Literacy Elective 1 3
GOVT 220 American Government 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Second Semester
Social Science Elective 1 3
GOVT 215 Logic and Legal Reasoning 3
GOVT 280 Undergraduate Torts 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Third Year
First Semester
GOVT 325 Legal Ethics 3
GOVT 346 Legal Research and Writing 3
GOVT 408 Negotiation 3
GOVT 409 Advanced Logic and Legal Reasoning 3
GOVT 421 American Constitutional History 3
Second Semester
Natural Science Elective 1 3
GOVT 345 Jurisprudence 3
GOVT 422 American Constitutional Law 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Fourth Year
First Semester
CJUS 400 Criminal Law 3
GOVT 404 Undergraduate Contracts 3
GOVT 407 Undergraduate Civil Procedure 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Second Semester
CJUS 410 Constitutional Criminal Procedure 3
GOVT 406 Undergraduate Property 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
 Total Hours120-123

Refer to the list of approved general education electives at before enrolling foundational skills requirements.

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