Required Courses in the Major (21 credits*) A minimum grade of C is required in each course. CJL 4064 Constitutional Crim. Procedure (3) PLA 1003 Introduction to Law (3)* PLA 3116 Legal Research & Writing (3) PLA 3277 Torts (3) PLA 3428 Contracts (3) PLA 3703 Professional Ethics (3) PLA 4850 Am. Jurisprudence Capstone (3) *This Course is waived for students with an AS in legal studies or paralegal assisting from a Florida public community college. This waiver reduces the total required hours in this category to 18.
Restricted Electives in the Major (12 credits) A minimum grade of C is required in each course. Select 9 credits from any of the following: BUL 3130 Legal & Ethical Enviro of Bus (3) BUL 3320 Law & Business I (3) HSC 3537 Medical Terminology (3) IHS 3112 Legal & Ethical Princ of HC (3) MMC 4211 Media Law and Ethics (3) 3000-4999 course(s)* with any of the following prefixes: CCJ, CJC, CJE, CJJ, CJL, CPO, INR, PAD, PLA, POS, POT, or PUP *Courses used to fulfill required courses in the major cannot also be used to fulfill restricted electives.
Select 3 credits from any of the following: PHI 3130 Logic and Disputation (3) Any 3000-4999 course with any of the following prefixes: ASL,COM, ENC, or SPC
University Requirements (3 credits) IDS 3920 University Colloquium (3)
Additional Electives (variable)
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED: 120 HRS
Additional Graduation Requirements
Students must satisfactorily complete a minimum of 120 credits.
A cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required for all coursework attempted at FGCU.
At least 48 of the 120 credits must be in the upper division (3000 -4999).
At least 30 of the last 60 credits must be earned at FGCU.
Satisfy College-Level Skills, and foreign language entrance requirements.
Satisfy Service Learning requirement. See www.fgcu.edu/connect/.
Completion of the summer course enrollment requirement.
Submit an online Application for Graduation via Gulfline by the deadline listed in the FGCU Academic Calendar.