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Students in the Legal Studies program will learn about government structures, sources of law, legal research and writing, civil procedure and litigation, and legal ethics.

As a transfer degree, the Legal Studies program is a starting point for a student interested in the law.  It is designed to be a transfer program; however, students may be able to transfer into a variety of different disciplines, including: paralegal, legal studies, law in liberal arts, and other bachelor’s programs.  If you are interested in the law, then Legal Studies is the right starting point for you!

Our Graduates

Graduates of the Legal Studies program are able to transfer to a four-year program in a variety of different disciplines.  Most often, the transfer program will be labeled legal studies, paralegal studies, or law in liberal arts.  However, we also have students who have successfully transferred to general studies, organizational management, psychology, political science, and a variety of other programs.

 

Degrees & Certificates

Please select from our degrees below for class and location information. More information is available on each degree in the dropdown above.

Transfer Degrees

Associate of Science
(60 credit hours = 4 semesters)

Associate of Science - Online
(60 credit hours = 4 semesters)


NOTE: The number of credits required for a degree or certificate is based on students who are program-ready and does not include College Prep courses. Availability of degrees and certificates varies by campus.

Program Locations

The Legal Studies program is offered at the above Ivy Tech campuses: