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Business Administration - Legal Assisting Concentration BS


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2+2 for students who complete the Legal Assisting Technology Program

The BSBA with a concentration in Legal Assisting degree is designed for students who have completed the associate degree in Legal Assisting at Shawnee State University. All required courses in the AAB degree (68 hours) count toward the baccalaureate requirements.  After transfer of the Legal Assisting credits, the Bachelor of Science student needs to complete 19 hours of the General Education Program requirements, 24 hours of the Business Core requirements, and 14 hours of the Non-Business Core requirements.

 Many graduates have used this degree to satisfy undergraduate requirements for entry into law school.


Suggested Course Sequence

 


First Year Fall Term 

·         ENGL 1101      DISCOURSE AND COMPOSITION (A) OR

          ENGL 1102      DISCOURSE AND COMPOSITION (B)

·         BULW 2500     BUSINESS LAW I OR

          BULW 2700     LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS

·         BULA 2640      COMPUTER APPLICATIONS AND THE LAW OR

          BUIS  1010      COMPUTER APPLICATIONS

·         BULA 1010      INTRODUCTION TO LEGAL ASSISTING

·         POLS 1010     INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE 

   TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 15-17

 


First Year Spring Term

·         ENGL 1105      COMPOSITION AND ARGUMENTATION

·         ECON 2201      PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS

·         BULW 2600      BUSINESS LAW II

·         BULA  2510      LEGAL RESEARCH AND WRITING I

·         SOCI   1101      INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY OR

          SOSC 1110      FOUNDATIONS OF SOCIOLOGY

·         MATH 1200      COLLEGE ALGEBRA

   TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 18

 


Second Year Fall Term

·         BUAC 2010      INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING OR

          BUAC 1010      ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES I

·         BULA  2520      LEGAL RESEARCH AND WRITING II

·         BULA  2630      INTRODUCTION TO CONTRACTS & RESTITUTION

·         BULA  2650      FAMILY LAW

·         MATH 1800      BUSINESS STATISTICS 

   TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 18

 


Second Year Spring Term

·         BUAC 2030      INTRODUCTION TO MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING OR

          BUAC 1020      ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES II

·         BULA  2790      LEGAL ASSISTING PRACTICUM

·         BULA  2660      WILLS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATE ADMIN

·         BULA  2700      EVIDENCE

·         PSYC 1101      INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY

·         MATH 1700      FINITE MATH

   TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 18

 


Third Year Fall Term 

·         ECON 2202      PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS

·         BUMG 3550      QUANTITATIVE METHODS

·         BUMG 3100      MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES

·         BULA   2690      CRIMINAL LAW/CRIMINAL PROC.

·         NTSC   1110      SCIENTIFIC REASONING/METHODOLOGY (GEP NAT. SCIENCE REQUIREMENT)

   TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 15

 


Third Year Spring Term

·         BUMG 3850      PRODUCTIONS/OPERATIONS MGT

·         BUMG 2900      PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATIONS

·         BUMK 3100      MARKETING PRINCIPLES

·         PHIL    2320      ETHICS IN PUBLIC/PRIVATE LIFE

·         GEP                 NATURAL SCIENCE WITH LAB (4 CR)

   TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 16

 


Fourth Year Fall Term

·         BULA  2610      TORT LAW: PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION

          BUOA 1150      SPREADSHEET APPLICATIONS OR

          BUOA 1170      DATABASE APPLICATIONS OR

          BUOA 1140      WORD PROCESSING OR

          BUIS   2100      INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SYSTEMS

·         BUFI   3450      MANAGEMENT FINANCE

·         GEP                WESTERN CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE

·         GEP                NON-WESTERN CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE 

   TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 15

 


Fourth Year Spring Term

·         BULA   2620      INTRODUCTION TO CIVIL LITIGATION

·         BUMG 4850      BUSINESS POLICY & STRATEGY

·         IDST    4490      SENIOR SEMINAR

·         GEP                 FINE & PERFORMING ARTS

   TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 12

 


Total Credit Hours Required - 125


 

Legal Assisting BSBA Degree Requirements


General Education Program 31 Hours

PHIL 3320 is required. Either SOSC 1110 or SOCI 1101 are required to fulfill the Social Sciences component. The Quantitative Reasoning component is satisfied by MATH 1700.

 
Required Nonbusiness Courses 14 Hours
Business Core Courses 38 Hours
Legal Assisting Curriculum 44 Hours
   
Total Hours Required 125 Hours

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