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Requirement Class Name Hours
University Core  52
History   12
Choose HIS 101 and HIS 102 or HIS 103 and HIS 104   
HIS 101 History of Western Civilization I 3
HIS 102 History of Western Civilization II 3
or    
HIS 103 World Civilization I 3
HIS 104 World Civilization II 3
     
HIS 211 History of the United States I 3
HIS 212 History of the United States II 3
Additional 21 hours of related courses To be chosen from the remaining 300-400 level History courses (excluding HIS 435 - Social Studies Methods) or from those Political Science courses cross listed for History credit, or from other closely related fields with the approval of the major professor. 21
Communication Course Should be chosen in consultation with advisor. 3
COM 202 Interpersonal Communication 3
COM 203 Professional Communication Skills 3
COM 304 Public Speaking 3
Minor Requirements A typical minor consists of 18 semester hours; however, some department minors may vary in terms of required semester hours.  The minor should be selected in consultation with the student’s advisor. 18
General Electives Sufficient elective hours must be taken to meet the minimum hour requirement for graduation in this program. Electives should be chosen in consultation with advisor. --
Total Hours   130
Requirement Class Name Hours
University Core   37
History   33
Choose HIS 101 and HIS 102 or HIS 103 and HIS 104   
HIS 101 History of Western Civilization I 3
HIS 102 History of Western Civilization II 3
or    
HIS 103 World Civilization I 3
HIS 104 World Civilization II 3
     
HIS 211 History of the United States I 3
HIS 212 History of the United States II 3
HIS 407 American Constitutional Development I 3
HIS 408 American Constitutional Development II 3
PLS 201 American National Government 3
 

Twelve additional hours in History (300-400 level), excluding HIS 435 - Social Studies Methods.

12
Communication Course   3
Choose one of the following:    
COM 202 Interpersonal Communication 3
COM 203 Professional Communication Skills 3
COM 304 Public Speaking 3
General Electives Sufficient elective hours must be taken to meet the minimum hour requirement for graduation in this program. Electives should be chosen in consultation with advisor. --
Total Hours   130
Requirement Class Name Hours
University Core   46
History   33
HIS 211 History of the United States I 3
HIS 212 History of the United States II(select survey not used for university core) 3
HIS 407 American Constitutional Development I 3
HIS 408 American Constitutional Development II 3
  Twenty-one additional hours in upper-level History courses, excluding HIS 435 - Social Studies Methods. 21
Pre-Legal Emphasis   12
PLE 201 Introduction to Law 3
PLE 325 Legal Research & Bibliography 3
PLE 335 Legal Writing 3
PLE 350 Critical Thinking & the Law 3
Electives Choose three of the following courses: 9
AJU 310 Judicial Process 3
AJU 403 Criminal Law 3
PLE 400 Law Office Management 3
PLE 300 Civil Litigation I 3
PLE 301 Civil Litigation II 3
PLS 201 American National Government (if not selected for University Core) 3
PLS 303 Mississippi Government & Politics 3
PLS 450 History of Political Theory (Ancient, Medieval & Modern) 3
Suggested General Electives

Sufficient elective hours must be taken to meet the minimum hour requirement for graduation.

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AJU 400 Police Rights & Responsibilities 3
PHI 211 Introduction to logic (Junior standing) 3
PHI 309 Christian Ethics 3
COM 304 Public Speaking 3
COM 305 Argumentation 3
SOC 209 Contemporary Social Problems 3
SOC 332 Law, Crime & Social Control 3
Total Hours   130

The Three-Three program offers qualified incoming freshmen the opportunity to complete their undergraduate and law degrees in six years rather than seven. Students choosing this option may earn an undergraduate degree in any of the academic programs noted immediately above. To be admitted to and remain in this program, students must score 26 or higher on their ACT and maintain a minimum 3.25 GPA. Acceptance into the 3/3 Program does not guarantee acceptance to Mississippi College School of Law.

Requirement Class Name Hours
University Core Choose PLS 201 - American National Government and PHI 211 - Introduction to Logic in University Core Curriculum 46
Major Requirements   42
HIS 101 and History of Western Civilization I 3
HIS 102 History of Western Civilization II 3
or    
HIS 103 and World Civilization I 3
HIS 104 World Civilization II 3
     
HIS 211*** History of the United States 3
HIS 212*** History of the United States 3
PLS 201 American National Government 3
HIS 407 American Constitutional Development I 3
HIS 408 American Constitutional Development II 3
PLE 201 Introduction to Law 3
PLE 300 Civil Litigation I 3
PLE 301 Civil Litigation II 3
PLE 325 Legal Research & Bibliography 3
PLE 350 Critical Thinking & the Law 3
PLE 335 Legal Writing 3
PLE 400 Law Office Management 3
Advanced History 300-400 level courses 12
Law School Coursework   30
Total Hours   130

*** Choose the one not taken in University Core Curriculum

Requirement Class Name Hours
University Core   46
Major Requirements   45
HIS 101 and History of Western Civilization I 3
HIS 102 History of Western Civilization II 3
or    
HIS 103*† and World Civilization I 3
HIS 104*† World Civilization II 3
     
HIS 304 Mississippi History 3
HIS 435 Social Studies Methods 3
PLS 201* American National Government 3
PLS 202 State & Local Government 3
GEO 210 Principles of Geography 3
ECO 131* The American Economic System 3
SOC 205* Sociology: An Introduction to Global Context 3
PSY 302 Adolescent Psychology 3
Choose one of the following:    
COM 202 Interpersonal Communication 3
COM 203 Professional Communication Skills 3
COM 304 Public Speaking 3
     
History/Political Science Electives Choose 6 hours of upper division (300-400) History or Political Science courses 6
Social Studies Electives Choose 6 hours of upper division (300-400) Social Studies courses 6
Professional Education Students may not take EDU 403, 460, 431, 432, 433, 434, 471, 472, 473, 474 prior to admittance into the TEP.  31
EDU 299 Pre-Teaching Field Experience 1
EDU 300 Introduction to Education 3
EDU 304 Educational Psychology 3
EDU 317 Introduction to Instructional Technology 3
EDU 403 Measurement & Evaluation of Student Progress 3
PSY 435 Psychology of Exceptional Children 3
EDU 460 Managing the Secondary Classroom 3
EDU 431 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
EDU 432 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
EDU 433 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
EDU 434 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
General Electives Sufficient elective hours must be taken to meet the minimum hour requirement for graduation in this program.  Electives should be chosen in consultation with advisor.  --
Total Hours   130

*Since required, these courses may not be used to satisfy the general core

†HIS 101 and HIS 102 may be substituted if transferred