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Political Science BA/Law JD - Curricular Plan

(HEGIS: 22.07 POLITICAL SCI & GOVERN, CIP: 45.1001 Political Science and Government, General)

Curricular Plan

A Curricular Plan provides a roadmap for completing this academic program and the UB Curriculum on time. Your actual plan may vary depending on point of entry to the university, course placement and/or waivers based on standardized test scores, earned alternative credit and/or college transfer credit.

All students are encouraged to use this plan in conjunction with other academic planning resources such as your academic advisor, the hUB Academic Advisement Report, My Planner and Path Finder tool.

In addition to following this course roadmap, all other admission and academic requirements of this major as listed in the Undergraduate Catalog must be met in order to successfully complete this degree.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
UB Seminar UBS 3
PSC 101LEC Intro American Politics M 3
PSC 102LEC Intro Internat Politics or PSC 103LEC Intro to Comparative Politics or PSC 104LEC Intro to Political Phil M or M or M 3 or 3 or 3
ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric or Pathway CL1 or P 4 or 3
Undergraduate Liberal Arts Elective E 3
Total Credits: 15 or 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
PSC 408LLB Basic Stats for/Soc Sc M 4
Pathway P 3
ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric or Pathway CL1 or P 4 or 3
PSC Upper Division Elective M 3
Undergraduate Liberal Arts Elective M 3
Total Credits: 16 or 17

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
PSC Upper Division Elective M 3
Pathway P 3
Pathway P 3
Scientific Literacy 1 M 4
Upper Division Undergraduate Catalog Liberal Arts Elective M 3
Total Credits: 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
PSC Upper Division Elective M 3
Pathway P 3
Pathway P 3
Scientific Literacy 2 SLI2 3
Upper Division Undergraduate Liberal Arts Elective E 3
Total Credits: 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
Communication Literacy II CL2 3
PSC Upper Division Elective M 3
PSC Upper Division Elective M 3
PSC Upper Division Elective M 3
Upper Division Undergraduate Liberal Arts Electives E 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
PSC 303LEC Constitutional Law M 3
UBC 399 UB Curriculum Capstone CAP 1
PSC Upper Division Elective M 3
PSC Upper Division Elective M 3
Upper Division Undergraduate Liberal Arts Elective E 3
Total Credits: 13

Senior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
LAW 515LEC Legal Analys, Writing & Res I M 4
LAW 501LEC Civil Procedure M 4
LAW 509LEC Torts M 4
LAW 507LEC Property M 4
Total Credits: 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
LAW 505LEC Criminal Law M 4
LAW 503LEC Contracts 4
LAW 511LEC Constitutional Law 1 M 4
LAW 516LEC Legal Analys, Writing & Res II M 3
Total Credits: 15

Fifth Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
LAW 564LEC Legal Ethics and Pro Respon M 3
LAW Experiential Elective M 6
LAW Seminar Elective M 3
LAW Research Writing Elective M 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
LAW Free Elective M 15
Total Credits: 15

Sixth Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
LAW Free Elective M 15
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
LAW Free Elective M 14
Total Credits: 14
Total Credits Required for Degree:
180
Curricular Category Key
Category Description
M Course required for major (including pre-requisites needed for admission to major)
E Elective (course not required for major or UB Curriculum)
UB Curriculum
CAP UB Capstone
CL1/CL2 Communication Literacy (2 required)
DL Diversity Learning
MQR Math and Quantitative Reasoning
P Pathway Course (6 required: 3 Global, 3 Thematic)
SLI1/SLI2 Scientific Literacy and Inquiry (2 required)
UBS UB Seminar
Note: Some classes may count toward both a major (M) and UB Curriculum (UBC) requirement. Courses that count toward more than one requirement are indicated by a "/" (slash) in the category column, indicating which categories the course will satisfy.
 
Published: Aug 16, 2019 13:21:04