Legal Studies - Mission Statement
“The study of law should be introduced as part of a liberal education, to train and enrich the mind…. I am convinced that, like history, economics, and metaphysics — and perhaps even to a greater degree than these — the law could be advantageously studied with a view to the general development of the mind.”
Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis
The Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies prepares its graduates for:
- entry level positions in the legal system,
- advancement from current positions, and
- graduate level education including law school.
Legal Studies is a varied field which interacts with every aspect of civilization including, but not limited to
- human relationships,
- arts, and
A graduate of the Legal Studies program will have learned to
- research and assess,
- effectively communicate ideas both orally and in writing.
Special emphasis is given to the United States Constitution and the rights and restrictions created therein.