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Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies

Western International University



Ideal for those individuals who are intrigued by the law and how it works in our society and around the world, the online Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies degree program from Western International University guides students as they learn to negotiate, mediate, and investigate judicial affairs.

Throughout the course of this legal studies degree program, individuals will build a basic foundation of understanding for the law, justice, and governance as well as the impact that these have on society.

Students in this online degree in legal studies degree program will have the opportunity to partake in a number of online courses that cover topics, such as:

  • Legal Research and Writing
  • World Political and Economic Systems
  • Justice System in America
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Ethics and the Administration of Justice
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Comparative Law
  • American Constitutional Law and History
  • Criminal Law
  • Civil Procedure

This online course offers students the opportunity to acquire a broad knowledge of judicial, political, and economic systems, as well as laws and policies that can be applied in multiple areas of government and business.

Within the framework of a liberal arts education, the program also offers an international and historical perspective on legal issues that can provide a solid base for advanced study in the field of law.

High school diploma or equivalent with cumulative 2.5 GPA; U. S. citizen, permanent resident, or visa allowing U.S. study; English proficiency; application form/fee, and official transcripts from all previously attended colleges and universities.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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