Advising Path for B.A. PSY/LAW

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in preparation to apply to Law School

Le Moyne College offers an advising path to help highly qualified Le Moyne College psychology majors who wish to pursue a career in law become competitive applicants for entry into law school.  Interested students are invited to contact their Psychology advisor for assistance in registering and following this path.

Core Requirements 1
COR 100First Year Seminars: Transitions3
WRT 101Critical Writing3
PHL 110Introduction to Philosophy3
HST 110
HST 111
World Civilization I
and World Civilization II
6
ENG 210Major Authors3
PHL 210Moral Philosophy3
Theology3
EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language6
ENG 310Literature and Culture3
Mathematics 23
Social Science3
Natural Science3
IDS Interdisciplinary Studies 33
Religion3
COR 400Senior Studies: Transformations3
VPA Visual & Performing Arts1
DIV Diversity0
Major Requirements
PSY 101Introductory Psychology3
PSY 201Intro to Research Methods4
PSY 340Brain and Behavior3
PSY 335Psychology and the Law 33
PSY Electives 415
Senior Seminar 53
Major Support Requirements
MTH 110Introduction to Statistics I (no Computer Lab) 23
MTH 112Introduction to Statistics II3
Natural Science Elective3-4
PSC 205Introduction to Legal Studies3
Social Science 66
Electives
Free Electives (3 or more until total credits are at least 120 required to graduate) 73
Total Credit Hours120

Note: Student must still apply to law school, fulfilling all requirements of their application. Signed documentation must be submitted to the Registrar's Office for entry into this pathway; all courses here must be completed by the end of the student's third year in preparation for application to law school.

1

 Some Core requirements may be fulfilled by major requirements.

2

 Core requirement fulfilled by major support requirement.

3

 Core requirement fulfilled by major requirement.

4

 Students may receive major elective credit for PSY 220 Human Life Span Development only if not also receiving major psychology elective credit for PSY 215 Child and Adolescent Development or PSY 320 Aging and Adult Development; PSY 220 may be replaced with PSY 215 AND PSY 320.

5

 Select one of the following: PSY 402-449; PSY 499 Departmental Honors in Psychology.

6

Sociology, anthropology, criminology, political science, economics, educations; courses must be taken in at least two disciplines.

7

1 free elective to be taken at Le Moyne College; the remaining free electives will be transfer credits from the first year of Law School in order to complete a total of 123 credits.