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Pre-Legal Studies

Associate of Arts Degree

Think you want to be a lawyer? Looking for a career that is challenging, intellectually stimulating and fulfilling? This is a great place to start exploring your interest in law.
Be exposed to a broad overview of U.S. law while providing the groundwork and educational foundation for a degree in law. This degree is also a starting point for a career as a paralegal, legal assistant, victim’s advocate or in other legal related areas.

CourseCredits
Federal Indian Law 3
Persuasion 3
Politics & Judicial Process 3
Intro to Criminal Justice 3
Criminal Law 3
Law of Evidence 3
Criminology 3
Research in Criminal Justice 3
Microeconomics 3
Creative Writing: Fiction 3
Business Law I: Legal Environment of Business 3
Sociological Principles 3

Students should choose one of the following 4 credit Statistics classes

CourseCredits
Fundamentals of Statistics 4
Intro. Statistics/Social Sciences 4

Students must complete general education requirements that will provide students a general knowledge to help them complete a degree at CWC.

CourseCredits
Writing Level I 3
American & Wyoming Government  3
Arts 3
Humanities 3
Lab Science 4
Math 3
Oral Communications 3
Sociology 3
University Studies 1

*Math 1000 Problem Solving or MATH 1400 College Algebra

*COMM 1030 Interpersonal Communications recommended for transfer to UW

Total Credit Hours: 63