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  Dec 11, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 VSCC Catalog

Pre-Law - A.S.


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The Department of Economics, Geography, History and Political Science  is focused on developing in students an understanding of the present that is informed by an awareness of the past as well as the complex and interdependent relationships between cultures and societies.  The Associate of Arts in Pre-Law is a two-year program for students planning to continue their education to earn a bachelor’s degree in the field of law, political science, or education.

Transfer Options
The University Parallel Degree program is designed for transfer to universities offering a Baccalaureate degree.  Contact your advisor for additional information.

All students graduating with a degree from VSCC are required to take the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile (ETSP). More information can be found at http://www.volstate.edu/Testing/Services.php.

General Education Requirements - Credits (41)


History Credits


Choose six credits from the following options:

Area of Emphasis Requirements - Credits (19)


  • University Parallel Elective Credits: (7) ¹

Computer Literacy Requirement


See http://www.volstate.edu/ComputerLiteracy/ for Computer Literacy Requirements

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Career and Salary Information


The following is a list of some of the career choices that may be obtained upon completion of this program. Please visit the following website www.onetonline.org  or speak to an advisor for additional career opportunities, salary information and education requirements.  Salaries are not guaranteed. 

Career Median Salary with Bachelor Degree Experienced Salary with Bachelor Degree
Lawyer $98,010 $187,200
Political Scientist $104,920 $153,960
State Congressman $18,620 $48,560

 

Recommended Schedule


This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

DegreeWorks, along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the DegreeWorks audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (15)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (16)


  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (16)


  • History (Choose from list above) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)
  • University Parallel Elective (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (3) ¹

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (15)


  • History (Choose from list above) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (Literature - See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • University Parallel Elective (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (3) ¹
  • University Parallel Elective (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (1) ¹

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