Pre-Law Associate in Arts

Program/CIP Code: PRE.LAW.AA/24.0101
Credits Required: 62
Division: Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Students interested in a career in law should realize that, according to state legislation, a bachelor’s degree is required for admission to a college of law in Kansas. Hence, most students following a pre-law program take courses to meet the general educational requirements of a four-year college. The following suggested schedule conforms to outlines submitted by the Kansas State Bar Association. Reasonable deviations may be made after consultation with an advisor or counselor. The Associate in Arts Degree meets the Board of Regents Transfer and Articulation Agreement. A Student completing this program and transferring to a public university, therefore, “will be accepted as having satisfied the general education requirements of all Kansas public universities.”

College Requirement

Course Credit Hours
BLUE 0101 Freshman Seminar 1

All first time degree-seeking students are required to take BLUE-0101, Freshman Seminar.  See exemptions

General Education Requirement

Course Credit Hours
ENG 0101 Composition I* 3
ENG 0102 Composition II* 3
SPCH 0151
SPCH 0201
Public Speaking* or
Interpersonal Communication
MATH 0105
MATH 0108
MATH 0115
College Algebra** or
Pre-Calculus Mathematics** or
HIST 0104
HIST 0105
HIST 0115
HIST 0116
United States to 1877 or
Unites States since 1877 or
World Civilization I or
World Civilization II
PHIL 0103
PHIL 0105
PHIL 0206
Introduction to Philosophy or
Logic or
Humanities (No HIST or PHIL) 3
POSC 0111
POSC 0112
American Government or
State and Local Government
PSYC 0101
SOSC 0107
Psychology or
Natural and Physical Science Elective
(Lecture and Lab)
LANG Elective 5
Total General Education Requirements 37-39

Degree Specific Requirements

Course Credit Hours
BUSN 0101 Accounting I 3
ECON 0201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECON 0202 Principles of Microeconomics 3
HIST 0204 Western Civilization I 3
HIST 0205 Western Civilization II 3
POSC 0102 International Relations /Foreign Policy 3
POSC 0111 American Government 3
POSC 0112 State and Local Government 3
Total Pre-Law Program Requirements 24

Total Hours

Total hours to complete Degree 62-64

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