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2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Accelerated Law Curriculum


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(58 Hours)

  1. Students interested in the Accelerated Law Curriculum must complete the resident course requirements for a major in Anthropology, Criminal Justice, History, Political Science, Social Science, or Sociology by the end of the third year of study at Troy University (or semester prior to attending partnered institution)
  2. Students interested in the Accelerated Law Curriculum must meet the admission requirements and be accepted to a partnered institution. Students must take the LSAT exam as part of the admissions requirement. Participating in the Accelerated Law Curriculum does not guarantee acceptance into a law program.
  3. Students must successfully complete 30 semester hours of law courses outlined by the partnered institution in order to receive Troy University credit. Those 30 semester hours will be transferred into the chosen major electives, minor electives, and Area V General Studies electives.
  4. In addition to completing the major requirements, students must minor in Legal Studies
  5. Students will receive both a faculty adviser for their declared major as well as an adviser for the Accelerated Law program.
  6. For the Legal Studies Minor (18 hours)- Students must complete the following classes at Troy University:

The following 9 hours will be completed at the partnered law school and transferred to Troy University to complete the minor:

Mississippi College of Law

  • LAW 502 - Torts 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • LAW 582 - Legal Analysis and Communication I 2 Credit Hour(s)
  • LAW 580 - Legal Research I 1 Credit Hour(s)
  • LAW 583 - Legal Analysis and Communication II 2 Credit Hour(s)
  • LAW 581 - Legal Research II 1 Credit Hour(s)

Cumberland School of Law, Samford University

  • Lawyering and Legal Reasoning I 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • Lawyering and Legal Reasoning II 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • Evidence 3 Credit Hour(s)

Jones School of Law, Faulkner University

  • Legal Reasoning, Writing, & Research 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • Foundations of Law 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • Foundations of Legal Prof. 1 Credit Hour(s)
  • Legal Analysis and Persuasion 2 Credit Hour(s)
  1. Upon successful completion of the designated 30 semester hours of courses at the partnered institution, students may be awarded a Bachelor’s Degree in one of the designated majors with a minor in Legal Studies. Please see specific requirements for your chosen major. The 30 semester hours of courses from the partnered institution will be credited as follows:

Anthropology Major:

  • 9 hours will be applied to the Legal Studies Minor
  • 9 hours will be applied to the Anthropology Major
    • Civil Procedure I 3 Credit Hour(s)
    • Civil Procedure II 3 Credit Hour(s)
    • Criminal Law 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • 12 hours will be applied to Area V General Studies

Criminal Justice Major:

  • 9 hours will be applied to the Legal Studies Minor
  • 6 hours will be applied to the Criminal Justice Major
    • Civil Procedure I 3 Credit Hour(s)
    • Civil Procedure II 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • 15 hours will be applied to Area V General Studies

History Major:

  • 9 hours will be applied to the Legal Studies Minor
  • 9 hours will be applied to the History Major
    • Civil Procedure I 3 Credit Hour(s)
    • Civil Procedure II 3 Credit Hour(s)
    • Criminal Law 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • 12 hours will be applied to Area V General Studies

Political Science Major:

  • 9 hours will be applied to the Legal Studies Minor
  • 6 hours will be applied to the Political Science Major
    • Civil Procedure I 3 Credit Hour(s)
    • Civil Procedure II 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • 15 hours will be applied to Area V General Studies

Social Science Major:

  • 9 hours will be applied to the Legal Studies Minor
  • 6 hours will be applied to the Social Science Major
    • Civil Procedure I 3 Credit Hour(s)
    • Civil Procedure II 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • 15 hours will be applied to Area V General Studies

Sociology Major:

  • 9 hours will be applied to the Legal Studies Minor
  • 6 hours will be applied to the Sociology Major
    • Civil Procedure I 3 Credit Hour(s)
    • Civil Procedure II 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • 15 hours will be applied to Area V General Studies

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