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PLAW 380: Career Preparation in Law This course will introduce students to the skills required to succeed on a legal career path. This will include an overall foundation of legal skills in thinking critically and clear and concise legal writing. There will also be a specific focus on the LSAT and legal job opportunities. This focus will be facilitated through responses to hypotheticals, questions, samples, and study materials. 3 credits Pre-Law Curriculum This is not the track for 3+3 students. This is the curriculum for pre-law students who have not decided on a major in their freshmen and sophomore years. (Numerals in front of courses indicate credits) FRESHMAN Fall 3 College Comp/LENG 111 3 Foundations of Theology/LTHE 101 * 3 Legal Research Wrtg/LEGL 211 * 3 Intro. to Law/LEGL 111* 2 First-Year Seminar/LEGL 100 14

Spring 3 Crit Analysis & Comp/LENG 112 3 History Without Borders/LHST 111 * 3 Political Science/POLI 112 3 Legal Research Wrtg/LEGL 212 3 Intro. to Philosophy 15

SOPHOMORE 3 The Bible: An Intro/LTHE 201 3 Literature Series/LENG 3 Fine Art Series/LFIN 3 LS/Science 3 Math 3 Legal Analysis & Persuasian/PLAW 357 3 Public Speaking/SPCH 111 6 Modern Foreign Language 3 Cognates 3 Elective 33 ** PC Applications exam may be taken. If passed, CIS 150 or 170-172 may be waived. PRE-LAW MINOR Beyond the Sophomore year Pre-Law students must select a major field of study. Additional Pre-Law Cognates are recommended and a Pre-Law Minor may be earned through the completion of 18 credit hours, including: 3 Intro to Law/LEGL 111 3 Legal Analysis and Persuasion/PLAW 357 3-6 Constitutional Law/POLI 350 Civil Liberties and Civil Rights/POLI 351 Philosophy of Ethical Responsibility/LPHI 237 Legal Research Writing I/LEGL 211 Philosophy & Law/PHIL 290 3-6 Logic/PHIL 210 Advanced Composition/ENGL 211 Business and Professional Communication/ENGL 212 3-6 Criminal Law & Procedure/CRJS 320 Congress & Legislative Process/POLI 315 Career Prep in Law/PLAW 380 Legal Research Writing II/LEGL 212 (Prerequisite LEGL 211)

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Gannon Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019  

Gannon Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019