AA&S Degree – Concentration in Pre-Law

This curriculum is designed for students desiring to enter law school upon completion of an Associate in Arts degree from Spoon River College and a bachelor’s degree from a four-year institution. Students may also pursue studies in the area of law enforcement, political science or government studies. The listed sequence of courses provides guidance for students so that they can complete this program of study in the most efficient manner. This sequence assumes that students have met college academic placement and/or other program requirements. Students are strongly urged to contact a college advisor for assistance in developing their plan for enrolling in courses to meet the program of study.

***HUM 110, Graduation Portfolio Development, is a required course for all students in this program. This program is part of the Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security Career Cluster

Pre-Law: 64 Credit Hours
First Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
ENG101 Composition I 3
COM103 Speech Communication 3
  Humanities & Fine Arts Electives 3
  Electives 1
  Suggested Major Course 6
Second Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
ENG102 Composition II 3
  Humanities & Fine Arts 3
  Mathematics 3
  Lab Science 4
  Suggested Major Course 3
Third Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
  Humanities & Fine Arts 3
  Non-Lab Science 3
  Electives 1
  Suggested Major Courses 9
Fourth Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
HUM110 Degree Portfolio Development 1
  Health Science 3
  Mathematics 3
  Suggested Major Courses 9
Suggested Courses Credit Hrs.
BUS221 Business Law 3
BUS250 Principles of Micro-Economics 3
BUS251 Principles of Macro-Economics 3
HIS160 Development of Western Civilization 3
HIS161 Development of Western Civilization 3
HIS260 American History to 1865 3
HIS261 American History from 1865 to the Present 3
POL180 American Government (National) 3
PSY130 General Psychology 3
PSY240 Social Psychology 3
SOC100 Introduction to Sociology 3
SOC110 Contemporary Social Problems 3
Option two shown for Math and Science -- Complete two college-level math courses, one of which must have IAI approval, and two science courses, one a life and the other a physical science course, both must have IAI approval, one must be a lab course.

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For information on the Concentration in Pre-Law call an advisor at (309) 647-4645.