2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Apr 13, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Political Science with Pre-Law Emphasis, BA

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The Political Science Major with an emphasis in Pre-Law is a partnership 3+3 program between California Baptist University and Trinity Law School. The program provides students majoring in Political Science with the opportunity to prepare themselves to succeed in law school and to complete a baccalaureate degree and Doctor of Jurisprudence degree in six years. Trinity Law School is accredited by the Committee of Bar Examiners of the State Bar of California.

Traditional Major Program Requirements (42 units)

Additional 3+3 Program Requirements

Maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average to sustain candidacy in the 3+3 program.
Complete all CBU residency and general education requirements *
Complete all requirements for the Political Science Major with a Pre-Law Emphasis *
Complete a minimum of ninety-eight (98) semester units of undergraduate study. *
Receive an LSAT score of 143 or higher by the first semester of the junior year
Complete the Trinity Law School application process by the first semester of the junior year

* Requirement must be satisfied prior to transfer to Trinity Law School.

Transfer Course 3+3 Program Requirements

Successfully complete and transfer the first year legal studies coursework from Trinity Law School *

* A maximum of thirty (30) units may be transferred and are subject to the transfer restriction policies. Coursework completed at Trinity Law School will not be computed into the California Baptist University grade point average.

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