Sep 22, 2019  
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog 
    
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED 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.

General Education Requirements - Credits (41)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (Must include at least one Literature) Credits: (9)
  • Natural Sciences Credits: (8)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences Credits: (3)

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


Career Median Salary with Bachelor Degree Experienced Salary with Bachelor Degree
Lawyer $93,600 $187,200
Political Scientist $57,400 $155,490
State Congressman $18,600 $53,300

Career and salary information taken from onetonline.org. Check out this website for additional information about education requirements and preferred work styles and abilities for these careers.  Salaries are not guaranteed.

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.

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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