B.S. in English Pre-Law Track with Paralegal Certificate

The Pre-Law track provides concrete education for English majors taking the LSAT. Students will also graduate with a marketable certificate.

Program Curriculum

Candidates for a Bachelor of Science degree are required to complete a minimum of 121 semester credit hours maintaining a 2.0 overall cumulative grade point average and a 2.0 overall in their major courses. Transfer students must complete a minimum of thirty (30) credit hours at Husson University.

General Education Courses
AC 120Introduction to Accounting3
BA 201Business Law I3
BA 211Microeconomics3
EH 123Rhetoric and Composition I3
EH 124Rhetoric and Composition II3
EH 200Approaches to Literature3
EH 234American Literature I3
HE 111The Husson Experience ***1
HY 211American National Government3
MS 141Contemporary College Algebra4
PY 111General Psychology3
HY 101History of Western Civilization3
or HY 111 United States History I
MS 131Logic and Problem Solving3
or MS 132 Probability and Statistics
PY 232Abnormal Psychology3
Select one of the following:3
Functional Anatomy and Physiology
Conceptual Physics
Physics I
SY 201Principles of Sociology3
SY 222Cultural Anthropology3
Fine Arts Elective3
Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective3
English Requirements
EH 251World Literature I3
EH 411Seminar in Literature3
Select one of the following:3
Professional Communications
Writing Elective
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Poetry
Introduction to the Short Story
British Literature I
Select one of the following:3
Intro to Drama/Play Production
Introduction to the Novel
Topic/
Select one of the following:3
American Literature II
World Literature II
Select one of the following:3
Topic/
Writing Elective
English Electives6
Writing Electives3
Professional Courses
Select one of the following:3
Criminology
Victimology
PL 200Criminal Law3
PL 201Real Estate Law3
PL 203Civil Litigation3
PL 204Introduction to Wills, Estates, and Trusts3
PL 205Legal Research and Writing3
Select one of the following:3
Family Law
Alternative Dispute Resolution
PL 305Legal Ethics3
PL 401Domestic Violence Law3
PL 403Advanced Legal Writing3
PL 407Legal Studies Capstone3
PL 498Paralegal Internship3
Total Hours122

Suggested Course Sequence

First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
BA 2013PL 2003
EH 1233EH 1243
HY 101 or 1113HY 2113
SC 120 (OR SC 151 OR SC 271)3PY 1113
HE 111***1MS 131 or 1323
MS 1414 
 17 15
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
EH 2003AC 120 
PL 2043PL 2013
PL 2053SY 2223
SY 2013CM 221 (OR Writing Elective)3
Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective3EH 229 (OR EH 230 OR EH 241)3
 15 12
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
EH 2343BA 2123
CJ 235 or 4063PL 4013
EH 232 (OR EH 233 OR EH 299)3EH 235 or 2523
Writing Elective3EH 299 (OR Writing Elective)3
Fine Arts Elective3PL 302 or 3033
 15 15
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
EH 2513PL 3053
EH 4113PL 4033
PL 2033PL 4073
PL 4983English Elective3
PY 2323English Elective3
 15 15
Total Hours: 119