The Pre-Law Major provides a foundation for understanding basic needs and problems common to all mankind deemed vital to the student of law. The study of history provides a look at past attempts to deal with complicated human activities. The study of psychology and sociology provides an insight into human culture, habits, and mental pursuits. An acquaintance with business will bring understanding of human beings as they seek to survive economically, and the study of language and communication will provide the skill that will allow the student of law to convey his/her thoughts to others efficiently and effectively.
GOALS AND OUTCOMES
The goal of the Pre-Law Major is to prepare the student, with completion of additional professional training, to pursue a career in law, criminal justice, or para-legal activity.
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
A graduate of the Emmanuel College program in Pre-Law should know the following:
- The structure and divisions of the national government of the United States.
- The composition of the federal structure of the American government.
- The Constitutional and social effects of major American legal decisions.
- The origin and development of western democracy.
A graduate of the Emmanuel College program in Pre-Law should be able to do the following:
- Use appropriate historical, legal, or political theory in the analysis of topics or events.
- Interpret historical and contemporary events within a biblical world view.
- Produce an original researched, organized, and written essay using the appropriate style, documentation method, and formatting for a legal or historical article.
- Orally present, defend, and critique historical or legal essays
OPTIONS: BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (B.S.) OR ARTS (B.A.)
LIBERAL ARTS CORE
EN 101, 102 (Freshman Composition) 6 hrs.
CM 130 (Intro to Communication) 3 hrs.
Literature 3 hrs.
Language/Literature 3 hrs.
Social and Behavioral Science
HY 272 (American History I) 3 hrs.
Psychology/Sociology/Economics 3 hrs.
Natural Science/Mathematical Reasoning
Science (lab course) 4 hrs.
Mathematics 3 hrs.
BI 111 (Biblical Literature & History) 3 hrs.
BI 112 (Interpreting Biblical Literature) 3 hrs.
BI 300 (Gospel of John) 3 hrs.
TH 237 (Christian Ethics) 3 hrs.
PE 105 (Total Fitness) 1 hr.
FS 101 (Freshman Seminar) 2 hrs.
SS 400 (Professions, Vocations, Missions) 1 hr.
Total 44 hrs
MAJOR LOWER AND UPPER LEVEL COURSES
HY 110, 111 (Western Civ I or II) 3 hrs.
HY 273 (American History II) 3 hrs.
HY 290 (Historiography) 3 hrs.
HY 301 (Georgia History) 3 hrs.
HY 311 (Medieval History) 3 hrs.
HY 315 (Renaissance/Reformation) 3 hrs.
HY 412 (20th Century Europe) 3 hrs.
HY 435 (Expansion/American Nation) 3 hrs.
HY491 (History/Pre-Law Seminar I) 1 hr.
HY 492 (History/Pre-Law Seminar II) 1 hr.
CM 230 (Media and Society) 3 hrs.
CM 401 (Communication Law) 3 hrs.
EN 395 (Critical Theories) 3 hrs.
GY 101 (Human Geography) 3 hrs.
PS 101 (American Government) 3 hrs.
PS 102 (State and Local Government) 3 hrs.
PY 210 (General Psychology) 3 hrs.
SO 275 (Social Problems) 3 hrs.
One of the following: 3 hrs.
BU 200 (Macroeconomics)
BU 300 (Management)
BU 310 (Business Law)
BU 360 (Business Communication)
EN 360 (Advanced Grammar) OR
EN302 (Technical Writing) OR
EN 370 (Advanced Composition) 3 hrs.
Minor Area 18 hrs. and
General Electives 4 hrs.
Foreign Language(French, Spanish, Greek) 12 hrs. and
Electives 10 hrs.
TOTAL 122 hrs.