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Legal Studies

Students interested in a career of law may wish to participate in Campbellsville University’s 3+3 Accelerated Bachelor/JD Program, provided in collaboration with the University of Louisville’s Brandeis School of Law. This program allows students to complete a Bachelor Degree from Campbellsville University and a Juris Doctorate from Brandeis in as little as 6 years. Participants in the program must: a) apply and be accepted into the major after completing 30 hours in college credit; b) have an overall 3.5 GPA for college course work, and c) provide an essay detailing why they have decided to pursue law as a profession. Students completing the degree must also be admitted into the Brandeis School of Law during their junior year.

Courses Offered at: Campbellsville

Legal Studies Degrees

B.S.

Course Offerings

University of Louisville’s Brandeis School of Law – 21 Hours
LS 410 Lawyering Skills I – 3
LS 420 Lawyering Skills II – 3
LS 430 Contracts I – 3
LS 450 Torts I – 2
LS 460 Torts II – 3
LS 470 Civil Procedure – 4
LS 810 Criminal Law – 3

Required Courses – 15 Hours
Take each course on this list:
MAC 120 Fundamentals of Speech – 3
POL 110 American Government – 3
POL 482 Western Political Philosophy – 3

Choose one course from this list:
ENG 361 Linguistics: Modern English Grammar – 3
ENG 395 Advanced Composition – 3
POL 361 Methods of Research – 3

Choose one course from this list:
POL 382 American Constitutional Development – 3
POL 431 Civil Liberties – 3

Careers in Legal Studies

  • Lawyer
  • Paralegal / Legal Assistant
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Human Resources Representative
  • Compliance Officer
  • Accountant
  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Mediator
  • Law Librarian
  • Government Relations Officer
  • Court Administrator
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