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Kellogg Community College

Bachelor of Science Degree in Legal Studies

For those attending Kellogg Community College and are interested in a Bachelor of Science Degree in Legal Studies from Lake Superior State University, what follows is a list of courses required at the Community College and LSSU.
   

Course Requirements at Kellogg Community College

 

List of Equivalent LSSU Courses
 

 

 

     
 

MACRAO Certification

30

MACRAO Certification

30

 

(General Education Requirements)

 

(General Education Requirements)

 

 

 

 

ACCO 101 Principles of Accounting

4

ACGT 132 Principles of Accounting**

4

 

OIS 160 Applications Software

3

CSCI 101 Intro to Micro Applications

3

 

COMM 101 Found. Of Inter. Com

^

COMM 101 Fund of Speech Comm.

^

 

MATH 130 Statistics

^

MATH 207 Statistics

^

 

BUAD 201 Business Law I

3

BUSN 254 Business Law I

3

 

BUAD 202 Business Law II

3

BUSN 255 Business Law II

3

 

CUJU 202 Criminal Law

3

CJUS 319 Substantive Criminal Law

3

 

PARA 110 Intro to Paralegalism

3

LAWS 150 Legal Pro/Ethical Consid

3

 

PARA 201 Paralegal Internship

1-3

LAWS 299 Legal Stud Intern/Seminar

1-3

 

PARA 120 Basic Legal Rsrch & Writ

4

LAWS 102 Legal Rsrch/Case Analysis

(3+1)

 

PARA 233 Wills, Trusts and Probate

3

LAWS 322 Probate Law/Procedure

3

 

PARA 234 Family Law

3

LAWS 321 Family Law

(2+1)

 

PARA 236 Employment Law

3

LAWS Electives

3

 

PARA 237 Law Office Management

3

LAWS 250 Law Off. Mgmt/Sys/Tech

3

 

PARA 240 Litigation Procedures

3

LAWS 125 Civil Litigation/Procedure

3

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL NCMC CREDITS

69-71

 

TOTAL LSSU TRANSFER

69-71

           
   

Resources:

Contact:

Lake Superior State University
650 W. Easterday Ave.
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
(906)-632-6841

Students must have MACRAO certification from Kellogg Community College for agreement to be valid.  Students should work with their community college transfer advisor to verify MACRAO requirements.

Note: This transfer guide was developed using KCC’s AS Paralegal degree.

*The Legal Studies BS degree requires eight credits in social science, natural science or mathematics beyond those for general education.  These requirements may be fulfilled in part or in total through the specialty areas section, the minor and/or PS467. Students should consult their advisors.

** ACTG may be substituted for OFFC 119.

*** Consult with Legal Studies Coordinator at LSSU.

^ Are courses that can be counted in the MACRAO 30 credits.
For more questions on transferring, please contact Kathy Clarady, Transfer Advisor at 906-635-2808 or kclarady@lssu.edu.

Additional LSSU Course Requirements

 

 

 

 

 
 

CJUS 409 Procedural Criminal Law

3

 
 

LAWS 140 Personal Inj Litigation

3

 
 

                   and Investigative Tech.

 

 
 

LAWS 202 Legal Writing/Analysis

3

 
 

LAWS 299 Legal Stud Intern/Seminar

6

 
 

LAWS 320 Real Estate Law

3

 
 

LAWS 401 Evidence & Trial Practice

3

 
 

LAWS 450 Adv.  Legal Writ/Interview

3

 
 

POLI 467 Const. Law/Civil Liberties*

4

 
 

Legal Specialty or Minor ***

20+

 
 

BS Degree Requirements *

4

 
 

Electives

3

 
 

TOTAL LSSU CREDITS

55

 
 

 

Addendum to Articulation Agreement between Kellogg CC and LSSU Legal Studies Specialties*

A student shall obtain a minimum of 20 credits in any one of the specialty areas listed below.  Specialty area courses should be selected in consultation with your legal studies advisor. As an alternative to selecting a specialty area within this program, a student may choose a minor that must be approved by the legal studies advisor or dean.

Note: At least nine credit hours shall be at the 300-400 level, with the exception of the Legal Technology Specialty.  Also, in selecting and planning courses within a given specialty be sure to review necessary course prerequisites.

* LAWS300 seminar in legal studies may apply to certain specialties and can be taken with approval of the legal studies coordinator. In the alternative, these special topics may be used as the required legal studie elective.   In addition, with the approval of the legal studies coordinator, a student may be able to complete an independent study (LAWS490) in their selected specialty.

Criminal Law Specialty
CJUS101 Intro. to Criminal Justice                      3
CJUS243 Investigation                                        3
CJUS250 Correctional Law                                3
CJUS341 Fire Cause and Arson
                 Investigation                                       3
CJUS355 Juvenile Justice                                    3
CJUS444 Criminalistics                                       3
LAWS301 Alternative Dispute Resolution
                 and Conflict Management                   3
PSYC101 Introduction to Psychology                 4
PSYC259 Abnormal Psychology                        3
SOCY101 Introduction to Sociology                  3
SOCY103 Cultural Diversity                              3
SOCY214 Criminology                                      3
SOCY338 Deviance                                          3

Labor Law Specialty
ECON201 Principles of Macroeconomics
                o r                                                     3
ECON202 Principles of Microeconomics
LAWS301 Alternative Dispute Resolution
                and Conflict                                       3
LAWS406 Workers Disability
                Compensation Law                            2
MGMT360 Principles of Management               3
MGMT365 Human Resource Management      3
MGMT451 Labor Law                                      4
MGMT464 Organizational Behavior                   3
MGMT469 Collective Bargaining                       3
PSYC228 Organizational Behavior                     3
PSYC383 Industrial Psychology                         3
SOCY313 Work and Organization                     3

Legal Administration
Specialty
ACTG132 Principles of Accounting I                  4
ACTG133 Principles of Accounting II                 4
ACTG232 Intermediate Accounting I                  4
ACTG233 Intermediate Accounting II                 4
ACTG332 Cost Management I                           4
ACTG333 Cost Management II                          4
ACTG334 Accounting Information System          3
ACTG421 Federal Taxation Accounting I           3
ACTG422 Federal Taxation Accounting II          3
BUSN226 Records Management                        3
ECON302 Managerial Economics                       4
FINC341 Managerial Finance                             4
FINC443 Insurance                                            4
LAWS301 Alternative Dispute Resolution
                 and Conflict Management                   3
MRKT281 Marketing Principles and Strategy      3
MRKT385 Services Marketing                           3
MRKT387 Advertising Theory and Practice        3
MGMT360 Principles of Management                 3
MGMT365 Human Resource Management         3
MGMT464 Organizational Behavior                   3
MGMT380 Principles of Leadership                   3
MGMT476 Employee Training and
                   Development                                   4
PSYC228 Organizational Behavior                     3
COMM210 Business and Professional
                  Speaking                                          3
COMM320 Public Relations                              4
COMM325 Organizational Communication        3

Legislative/Constitutional
Law Specialty
ECON201 Principles of Macroeconomics
                 o r                                                     3
ECON202 Principles of Microeconomics
ECON305 Public Finance                                   3
HIST131 United States History I                         4
HIST132 United States History II                        4
HIST335 American Political Parties                     4
HIST440 The Declaration of Independence
                and the Constitution                             4
LAWS301 Alternative Dispute Resolution
                and Conflict Management                     3
LAWS305 Tribal Law and Government               3
POLI130 Introduction to State and Local
               Government                                          4
POLI201 Intro. to Public Administration              3
POLI301 Policy Analysis and Evaluation              4
POLI364 Political Parties, Interest
               Groups & Public Opinion                      3
POLI367 Congress & the Presidency                   4
POLI401 Prin. of Public Administration                3

Personal Injury Specialty
BIOL105 Function of the Human Body                 4
BIOL121 Human Anatomy & Physiology I           4
BIOL122 Human Anatomy & Physiology II          4
CHEM104 Life Chemistry I                                  3
CHEM105 Life Chemistry II                                 4
FINC443 Insurance                                              4
HLTH101 Introduction to Medical
                Terminology                                          2
HLTH209 Pharmacology **                                 3
LAWS301 Alternative Dispute Resolution
                and Conflict Management                      3
LAWS405 No-Fault Automobile Law                  3
LAWS406 Workers Disability
                Compensation Law                               2
PSYC101 Introduction to Psychology                   4
PSYC217 Social Psychology                                3
PSYC357 Personality Theory                               3
PSYC385 Health Psychology                               3
EVRN285 Principles of Epidemiology                  3

Environmental Law and Policy Specialty
NSCI103 Environmental Science                          3
NSCI104 Environmental Science Lab                   1
EVRN125 Geospatial Basics                                1
EVRN126 Air Photo Interpretation                       1
EVRN127 Global Positioning Systems                  1
EVRN128 Geographic Information System           1
EVRN226 Geospatial Analysis I                           1
EVRN227 Geospatial Analysis II                          1
EVRN285 Principles of Epidemiology                   3
EVRN311 Environmental Law                              3
EVRN313 Solid and Hazardous Waste                3
IDTD300 The Human Environment                       3
POLI342 International Environmental Policy          3
ECON202 Principles of Microeconomics              3
ECON307 Environmental Economics                    3
SOCY227 Population and Ecology                       3
LAWS301 Alternative Dispute Resolution
                 And Conflict Management                    3

Legal Technology Specialty ***
DATA121 Computer Applications for Business      3 ****
DATA225 Word Processing Techniques                3
DATA231 Database                                              3
DATA235 Spreadsheets                                        3
DATA250 Desktop Publishing & Presentation
                  Design                                                  3
DATA261 Multimedia Applications                        3
OFFC235 Automated Office Systems                     3
BUSN226 Records Management                            3
LIBR101 Information and Information
                Technology Literacy                               1
CSCI101 Introduction to Microcomputer
                Applications                                            3 ****
CSCI103 Survey of Computer Science                   3 ****
CSCI105 Introduction to Computer
                 Programming                                          3
CSCI163 Troubleshooting and Repair of
                 Personal Computer                                3
CSCI221 Computer Networks                               3
CSCI263 Storage, Protection and Recovery
                 Of Personal Computer                           3

*** A student may not count a computer cognate that they elected as a part of the major towards this specialty.

**** A student may only complete one of these three courses in this specialty.

Client Advocacy Specialty
LAWS301 Alternative Dispute Resolution
                 And Conflict Management                       3
LAWS305 Tribal Law and Government                   3
SOCY102 Social Problems                                      4
SOCY238 Social Psychology                                   4
SOCY326 Sociology of Aging and the Age              3
SOCY327 Sociology of Dying and Death                 3
SOCY/SWRK338 Deviance                                   3
SWRK/PSYC201 Communication Skills in
                 Counseling                                              3
SWRK/PSYC391 Family Therapy                          3
SWRK/HSV480 Grant Writing                                3
PSYC101 Introduction to Psychology                      4
PSYC155 Lifespan Development                             3
PSYC217 Social Psychology                                   3
PSYC259 Abnormal Psychology                             3
PSYC265 Child and Adolescent Development         3
PSYC301 Exceptional Child and Adolescent            3
PSYC396 Tests and Measurements                         3
CJUS250 Correctional Law                                     3
CJUS355 Juvenile Justice                                         3
COMM201 Small Group Communication                3
COMM302 Argumentation and Advocacy               3
HLTH210 Introduction to Health Care Concepts      3
HLTH352 Health Issues of Aging Populations           3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
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