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Earn your BA and JD in less time through a special partnership between California Baptist University and Trinity Law School.
The Political Science Major with an emphasis in Pre-Law is a partnership program between California Baptist University and Trinity Law School that provides students majoring in Political Science at Cal Baptist University with the opportunity to prepare themselves to succeed in law school and to complete a baccalaureate degree and Juris Doctor degree in six years instead of seven. Upon transferring to Trinity, CBU students will receive a 50% Christian College Scholarship. For more information, CBU students should contact Dr. Chris McHorney, Department of History and Government Chair, at 951-343-4757 or [email protected].
American Government (POL213) State and Local Government (POL223)
Christianity and Citizenship (POL431) Research Methods in Political Science (POL450) Senior Project (POL499)
Logic (PHI300) Ethics (PHI323) Applied Ethics (PHI324) Law and Literature (POL330) Pre-Law Internship (POL440) Administrative Law and Bureaucracy (POL453) Constitutional Law I (POL484)
Complete six (6) units from the following:
Classical Political Philosophy (POL423)
Modern Political Philosophy (POL425)
Critical Political Philosophy and Postmodernism (POL429)
For additional requirements, please see the CBU Undergraduate Catalog. In the event of a conflict, the information stated in the catalog is binding.
Legal Research & Writing 1 & 2 Contracts 1 & 2 Torts 1 & 2 Criminal Law Criminal Procedure Legal Institutions and Values Business Organizations
Professional Responsibility & Ethics Community Property Jurisprudence Civil Procedure 1 & 2 Property 1 & 2 Constitutional Law 1 & 2 Evidence 1 & 2
Legal Research and Writing 3
Wills, Trusts, and Estates
Advanced Legal Synthesis
*Requirement must be satisfied prior to transfer to Trinity Law School.
Our dedicated faculty members will provide the guidance you need to push you toward a successful legal career.