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Environmental Pre-Law Certificate

Students seeking the Environmental Pre-Law Certificate will gain depth-of knowledge for environmental law degrees and promote understanding of the legal backdrop for the environmental movement through a traditional major of their own choosing while they learn the broad-based knowledge required to fully comprehend and successfully problem-solve environmental challenges and run environmental businesses and organizations. The Certificate, depending upon the particular major it is coupled with, may prepare students for careers in environmental: law, policy, advocacy, writing and/or communication.

Requirements

Introductory Course:

course

title

credits

CJ 223

Introduction to Law

3

Required Courses (15 credits):

course

title

credits

PH 325

Philosophy of Law

3

BU 362

Legal and Ethical Issues in Business

3

POL 374

International Law

3

CJ 430

Legal Research and Writing

3

CJ 435

Ethics and Criminal Justice

3

Additional LSAT recommended courses:

COURSE

TITLE

CREDITS

HI 201

America through Civil War

3

HI 202

America since Civil War

3

CJ 423

Criminal Law

3

CJ 426

Courtroom Advocacy in Criminal Justice

3