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B.S.L.S. in Law Studies

Degree Requirements

The academic regulations for this degree program, as entered in the University of Mississippi Catalog, are in effect for the current or selected academic year and semester. The University of Mississippi reserves the right to 1) change or withdraw courses; 2) change rules for registration, instruction, and graduation; and 3) change other regulations affecting the student body at any time.

B.S.L.S. in Law Studies

General Education II

Requirement Hours Description
Human biology lab 1 Successfully complete the accompanying human biology lab.
Human biology course 3 Successfully complete either Bisc 102, Bisc 160, Bisc 206 or Bisc 207 with a passing grade.
Additional science lab 1 Successfully complete an additional science lab.
Additional science course 3 Complete an additional science course.
3 hrs Math 120 or higher 3 Successfully complete Math 120 or a higher level math with a passing grade.
3 hrs humanities or fine arts 3 Successfully complete 3 credit hours in humanities chosen from the following areas: African American Studies, classical civilization, gender studies, philosophy, modern or ancient languages, religion, or southern studies. Or, successfully complete 3 credit hours in the area of fine arts chosen from the following areas: art history, music, dance, and theatre arts. Studio and workshop courses cannot be used to satisfy this requirement.
Pol 101 3 Complete Pol 101 with a passing grade.

Major Requirements

Requirement Hours Description
LA 102 3 Complete LA 102 with a passing grade.
LA 103 3 Complete LA 103 with a passing grade.
LA 104 3 Complete LA 104 with a passing grade.
LA 201 3 Complete LA 201 with a passing grade.
LA 202 3 Complete LA 202 with a passing grade.
LA 204 3 Complete LA 204 with a passing grade.
LA 205 3 Complete LA 205 with a passing grade.
LA 303 3 Complete LA 303 with a passing grade.
LA 304 3 Complete LA 304 with a passing grade.
LA 305 3 Complete LA 305 with a passing grade.
Select an emphasis
Minimum GPA on all law studies courses. For majors in this field, a minimum grade-point average of 2.5 must be maintained on all law studies course work.

Emphasis - Law Studies

Requirement Hours Description
LA 440 3 Complete LA 440 with a passing grade.
LA 490 3 Complete LA 490 with a passing grade.
18 hrs Paralegal Studies electives 18 Successfully complete an additional 18 credit hours in Paralegal Studies (LA). LA 495 is strongly recommended.

Emphasis - Accelerated Law (3+3)

Requirement Hours Description
LA 490 3 Complete LA 490 with a passing grade.
LA 491 3 Complete LA 491 with a passing grade.
LA 392 3 Complete LA 392 with a passing grade.
3 hrs Paralegal Studies electives 3 Successfully complete an additional 3 credit hours in Paralegal Studies (LA).
Law 501 3 Complete Law 501 with a passing grade.
Law 502 4 Complete Law 502 with a passing grade.
Law 503 3 Complete Law 503 with a passing grade.
Law 504 4 Complete Law 504 with a passing grade.
Law 507 3 Complete Law 507 with a passing grade.
Law 514 3 Complete Law 514 with a passing grade.
Law 515 3 Complete Law 515 with a passing grade.
Law 568 3 Complete Law 568 with a passing grade.
Law 577 2 Complete Law 577 with a passing grade.
Law 590 3 Complete Law 590 with a passing grade.
The policies and regulations contained in this online University of Mississippi Catalog are in effect for the current or selected semester. The catalog is not a contract, but rather a guide for the convenience of students. The University of Mississippi reserves the right to 1) change or withdraw courses; 2) change the fees, rules, and schedules for admission, registration, instruction, and graduation; and 3) change other regulations affecting the student body at any time. Implicit in each student’s enrollment with the university is an agreement to comply with university rules and regulations, which the university may modify to exercise properly its educational responsibility.