Degree Plan

Bachelor Applied Arts and Sciences - Legal Assistance and Administration Concentration

Core Curriculum Requirement

10 - English Composition – 6 semester hours

  • ENGL 1301
  • ENGL 1302

20 - Mathematics – 3 semester hours

  • MATH 1314 - College Math or Higher

30 - Natural Sciences – 6 semester hours

  • Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics, or Bio/Physical Science

40 - Humanities – 3 semester hours

  • Literature, Philosophy, Modern or Classical Language/Literature or Cultural Studies

50 - Visual/Performing Arts – 3 semester hours

  • Art, Drama, Music, Dance, Photography, or any other course in the Visual or Performing Arts

60 - American History – 6 semester hours

  • HIST 1301
  • HIST 1302

70 - Political Science – 6 semester hours

  • GOVT 2305
  • GOVT 2306

80 - Social/Behavioral Sciences – 3 semester hours

  • Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology or Sociology

90 - Institutionally Designated Option – 6 semester hours

  •  SPCH 1311, 1315, 1318, or 1321
  • COSC 1301 or 1401, or BCIS 1305

Major Requirements

General Program Requirements – 4 semester hours

  • ENGL 3430 – Professional Writing

AAS General Requirements – 9 semester hours

  • SPCH 1311, 1315, 1318, or 1321 (CORE)
  • COSC 1301 or 1401, or BCIS 1305 (CORE)
  • COMM 3325 – Advanced Professional Speaking
  • COMM 4314 – Intercultural Communication
  • HUMA 4322 – Ethics

AAS LD Specialization – 24 - 44 semester hours

  • LD Vocational or Technical Credits (AAS track)

AAS UD Specialization – 18 semester hours

  • CRIJ 3316 or MGMT 3304
  • UD MGMT
  • UD CRIJ
  • UD CRIJ or MGMT
  • UD CRIJ or MGMT
  • UD CRIJ or MGMT

18 s.h. including CRIJ 3316 Ethics of Social Control or MGMT 3304 Legal Environment of Business, and 15 s.h. from GROUP 1 or 2. Students must take at least 3 s.h. from each group. GROUP 1 - Management Courses - MGMT 4311 Human Resource Management, MGMT 4312 Staffing; MGMT 4313 Compensation; MGMT 4315 Contemporary Issues in Management; MGMT 4300 Selected Topics in Management (by advisement). MGMT 4320 Organizational Behavior GROUP 2 - Criminal Justice - CRIJ 3321 American Court System; CRIJ 4312 Alternatives to Incarceration, CRIJ 4313 Juvenile Justice System, 4318 Victimology; CRIJ 4321 Policing in a Democratic Society.

UD Free Electives and/or Minor – 9 semester hours

  • UD Elective
  • UD Elective
  • UD Elective

NOTES:

  1. s.h. = semester hours
  2. LD = Lower Division (Community College-Level: Freshman, 1000-level /Sophomore, 2000-level)
  3. UD = Upper Division (University-Level: Junior, 3000-level /Senior, 4000-level)
  4. The student is responsible for fulfilling all requirements on this degree plan and is encouraged to review the catalog that governs this degree plan.
  5. Substitutions in this degree plan must be approved by following the same procedures as for the degree.
  6. This document is an unofficial guide to your degree. Please contact an advisor for an official degree plan.
  7. Must meet minimum requirements: 120 s.h. overall, 40 s.h. UD, of which 30 s.h. must be completed at UHV.