B.A. Sociology with Early Law Admission

Students in the program enter law school after completing their third year of undergraduate study. Students' first year of law school will complete the final 29 hours of the undergraduate program. Listed are the requirements for the Nelson Wolff Early Law Admission with a B.A. in Sociology.

BA in Sociology with Early Law Admission Degree Plan (120 hours)
Core Requirements (42 hours)
First Year Seminar3
First Year Seminar
Freshmen Composition I3
Rhetoric and Composition
Rhetoric and Composition for International Students
Any EN 23XX literature course
Any 1000, 2000, or 3000-level HS course
Social Science3
Select two from the following: BA 1310, CJ 1301, CPH 1301, EC 2301, EC 2303, ED 2330, HU 3300, HU 3303, PO 1311, PO 1312, PO 1314, PS 1301, PS 2310, PS 2355, PS 2363, PS 3337, SC 1311, SC 2321, SC 2371, 3 hrs. of Communication Studies (CM 1341, CM 2333, CM 2334). May satisfy 3 of the 6 required credit hours with SC 1311.
MT 1302 is recommended
Natural or Physical Sciences3
Fine Arts3
Foreign Language and International Engagement 6
This requirement is satisfied through one of four ways: (1) One 3-hour course in any language at the 3000 level or above, with a grade of B or better; (2) Two courses (1311 and 1312) in a language not previously studied; (3) Two courses (2311 and 2312) in a language previously studied at the high school or college level; (4) Qualifying scores on an AP or CLEP exam, or both the ACTFL OPI and WPT exams
Philosophy - Self3
Intro to Philosophy
Philosophy - Ethics3
Foundations of Ethics
Theology - God3
Introduction to Theology
Intermediate Theology3
Any TH 33xx course
Sociology Major Courses (36 hours)
SC 1311Introductory Sociology3
SC 2321Social Issues3
or CPH 2301 Environmental Health
SC 2384Sociological Lens: Micro and Macro Perspectives and Theories3
SC 3306Qualitative Research Methods3
SC 3320Social Stratification3
SC 3381Introductory Statistics3
SC Inequalities3
SC 4383Sociological Research3
Advanced Sociology Elective 9
SC 4390ProSem: Professional Seminar in Sociology3
Electives (13 hours)13
An elective can be any course taken from any discipline. Students can use these hours to pursue certificates.
Law Courses (29 hours)
LW 6341Criminal Law3
LW 6335LCAP I3
LW 6440Constitutional Law4
LW 6477Federal Civil Procedure I4
LW 6478Torts4
LW 6480Property4
LW 6490Contracts4
Total Semester Hours120
First Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SC 13113Social Science3
FYE 13013Fine Arts3
EN 13113SC 2321 or CPH 23013
Mathematics (MT 1302)3SC 23843
 15 15
Second Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
Foreign Language3Foreign Language3
PL 13013TH 13013
SC 33203Literature3
SC 33813SC 33063
Elective3SC 33XX Inequality Option (SC 3371, SC 3310, SC 4300)3
 15 15
Third Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
Natural or Physical Science 3Intermediate Theology 3
SC 43833SC General Elective (Any SC 33XX or SC 44XX) or Concentration Course (2 of 3)3
PL 23013SC General Elective (Any SC 33XX or SC 44XX) or Concentration Course (3 of 3)3
SC General Elective (Any SC 33XX or SC 44XX) or Concentration course (1 of 3)3Elective3
SC 43903Elective3
 Elective (consult with your academic advisor to determine the appropriate elective)1
 15 16
Fourth Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
LW 63353LW 63363
LW 64774LW 64804
LW 64784LW 63413
LW 64904LW 64404
 15 14
Total Semester Hours 120