BA in Law and Society — Recommended Academic Plan for Penn State World Campus

Effective Fall 2009, 123 Credits

Stage 1—Build Foundations

ENGL 015 (GWS): Rhetoric and Composition

ENGL 015

3
HIST 020 (GH, US): US Civilization to 1877Notes for: HIST 020 (GH, US)

HIST 020 (GH, US)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Bachelor of Arts—General Credits

Bachelor of Arts—General Credits

3
Elective

Elective

or LA 100sNotes for: LA 100s

LA 100s

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
PL SC 001 (GS): American National GovernmentNotes for: PL SC 001 (GS): American National Government

PL SC 001 (GS): American National Government

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 15

Stage 2—Build Foundations

CAS 100 (GWS, any version): Effective Speech

CAS 100

3
PHIL 010 (GH)

PHIL 010 (GH)

or PHIL 012 (GQ)

PHIL 012 (GQ)

3
PL SC 110 (GS): Rights in AmericaNotes for: PL SC 110 (GS)

PL SC 110 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
General Education (GA)

General Education (GA)

3
Bachelor of Arts—General Credits

Bachelor of Arts—General Credits

3
Total credits 15

Stage 3—Formulate Understanding

HIST 021 (GH, US): US Civilization since 1877Notes for: HIST 021 (GH, US): US Civilization since 1877

HIST 021 (GH, US): US Civilization since 1877

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
General Education (GN)

General Education (GN)

3
General Education (GS)

General Education (GS)

3
General Education (GQ)

General Education (GQ)

3
General Education (GA)

General Education (GA)

3
Total credits 15

Stage 4—Formulate Understanding

ENGL 202 (GWS, any version): Effective Writing

ENGL 202 (GWS, any version)

3
PHIL 010Notes for: PHIL 010

PHIL 010

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or PHIL 012Notes for: PHIL 012

PHIL 012

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or Additional Supporting Major CourseNotes for: Additional Supporting Major Course

Additional Supporting Major Course

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
General Education (GHA)

General Education (GHA)

3
Foreign Language (001 level)

Foreign Language (001 level)

4
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 16

Stage 5—Generate Expertise

PL SC 472: American Legal ProcessNotes for: PL SC 472

PL SC 472

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Bachelor of Arts—General Credits

Bachelor of Arts—General Credits

3
Foreign Language (002 level)

Foreign Language (002 level)

4
Elective (Other Cultures)

Elective (Other Cultures)

3
General Education (GN)

General Education (GN)

3
Total credits 16

Stage 6—Generate Expertise

400-Level Supporting CourseNotes for: 400-Level Supporting Course

400-Level Supporting Course

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
General Education (GQ)

General Education (GQ)

or Elective

Elective

3
Foreign Language (003 level)

Foreign Language (003 level)

4
Elective—International Cultures

Elective—International Cultures

3
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 16

Stage 7—Achieve Your Goals

400 Level Supporting CourseNotes for: 400 Level Supporting Course

400 Level Supporting Course

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Elective (W)

Elective (W)

3
General Education (GN)

General Education (GN)

3
Elective

Elective

3
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 15

Stage 8—Achieve Your Goals

400-Level Supporting CourseNotes for: 400-Level Supporting Course

400-Level Supporting Course

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
400-Level Supporting CourseNotes for: 400-Level Supporting Course

400-Level Supporting Course

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Elective

Elective

3
Elective

Elective

3
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

Please consult your adviser for transfer credit application to this plan.

GWS, GQ, GN, GA, GH, GS, and GHA are codes used to identify different categories of general education requirements.

US, IL, and US/IL are codes used to identify courses that satisfy US and/or international cultures requirements.

W or Y is the code for courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum Requirements

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

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