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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 100LEC Endur Iss Pol Sci or PSC 102LEC Intro Internat Politics or PSC 103LEC Intro to Comparative Politics or PSC 104LEC Intro to Political Phil M or M or M or M 3 or 3 or 3 or 3
ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric CL1 4
Liberal Arts Elective E 3
Total Credits: 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
PSC Methods of Inquiry M 3
Thematic Pathway 1 P 3
Global Pathway 1 P 3
PSC Upper Div Elective M 3
Liberal Arts Elective E 3
Total Credits: 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
PSC Elective (Field Requirement 1) M 3
Thematic Pathway 2 P 3
Global Pathway 2 P 3
Scientific Literacy 1 SLI1 4
Upper Div Liberal Arts Elective E 3
Total Credits: 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
PSC Elective any level, filling second field requirement M 3
Thematic Pathway 3 P 3
Global Pathway 3 P 3
Scientific Literacy 2 SLI2 3
Upper Div Liberal Arts Elective E 3
Total Credits: 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
Communication Literacy 2 CL2 3
PSC Elective M 3
PSC Elective (Field Requirement 3) M 3
PSC Elective M 3
Upper Div Liberal Arts Elective E 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
PSC 303LEC Constitutional Law M 3
UBC 399MNT UB Curriculum Capstone CAP 1
PSC Upper Div Elective M 3
Upper Div Liberal Arts Elective E 4
PSC Upper Div Elective M 3
Total Credits: 14

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 M 4
LAW 516LEC Legal Analys, Writing & Res II M 3
LAW 511LEC Constitutional Law 1 M 4
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 Electives M 15
Total Credits: 15

Sixth Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
Law Free Electives M 15
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Law Free Electives M 14
Total Credits: 14
Total Credits Required for Degree:
181
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: Dec 05, 2019 11:41:35