Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies

Clayton State University
Degree Level Bachelors
Total Credit Hours 120

Program Description

Most of our students are interested in working as paralegals or going to law school. Our B.S. in Legal Studies is for students who want to pursue a degree that emphasizes practical legal skills plus analytical and conceptual thinking, legal research & writing, a study of the evolution of various legal theories, a solid understanding of substantive areas of law, and the role of law in society. It also allows students to take courses in a variety of departments throughout the university. The B.S. degree is a good option for students who plan to work in fields impacted by law and legal regulation or who are considering law school or other fields of graduate studies.

Our Legal Studies and Paralegal Studies Programs are part of an elite group of programs in Georgia that is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA). This approval signifies a high degree of quality in our curriculum and in our student resources. Our instructors are all attorneys with combined teaching experience of over 50 years. Our curriculum has been carefully developed to provide students with the hands-on training they will need to be successful in the legal field. Please note that paralegals and other non-lawyers may not provide legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by law.

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