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NSU is where success begins. Here professors know their subjects and how to get you ready for a career after you graduate. We empower individuals to become socially responsible global citizens by creating and sustaining a culture of learning and discovery.

Gather Here. Go Far

NSU is where success begins. Here professors know their subjects and how to get you ready for a career after you graduate. We empower individuals to become socially responsible global citizens by creating and sustaining a culture of learning and discovery.

Gather Here. Go Far

NSU is where success begins. Here professors know their subjects and how to get you ready for a career after you graduate. We empower individuals to become socially responsible global citizens by creating and sustaining a culture of learning and discovery.

Gather Here. Go Far

NSU is where success begins. Here professors know their subjects and how to get you ready for a career after you graduate. We empower individuals to become socially responsible global citizens by creating and sustaining a culture of learning and discovery.

Gather Here. Go Far

NSU is where success begins. Here professors know their subjects and how to get you ready for a career after you graduate. We empower individuals to become socially responsible global citizens by creating and sustaining a culture of learning and discovery.

Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies

Program Mission Statement

The Legal Studies Program seeks to provide excellence in teaching, research, service and community development. We provide a diversified education in the various disciplines necessary for success in the fields of civil or criminal justice. New opportunities are continuously emerging for legal studies majors within the legal and business communities.

Our program combines theory and practical application to prepare students for employment in law firms of all sizes, state and federal courthouses, corporations and other business associations, banks and trust companies, educational institutions, and local, state and federal government agencies. Legal Studies graduates also find employment within the criminal justice system as police officers. The Legal Studies degree provides an excellent academic foundation for students wishing to pursue the Juris Doctorate or other higher education degree.

For more information about degree requirements, visit the NSU catalog.

The Objectives of the Legal Studies Program are:

  • To develop an understanding of the origin, organization and function of American law.
  • To develop excellence in traditional and electronic legal research.
  • To perfect critical analysis and writing skills.
  • To impart knowledge of criminal and civil law and procedure.
  • To impart knowledge of the principles of ethics and social and cultural diversity.

 

 

A minor is required for the Legal Studies major.

 

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Degree Available At

  • Tahlequah
  • Broken Arrow

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PROGRAM CHAIR

 

Dr. Raymond Hasselman
hasselmr@nsuok.edu
(918) 444-6545