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Bachelor of Science
Legal Studies

Legal Studies
Bachelor of Science
  • 120 credits
  • Transfer up to 90 credits
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
  • $250 per credit hour
    (Europe & Downrange)

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Gain the knowledge, skills, and principles to research and produce legal information and documents.


The bachelor’s degree in legal studies at University of Maryland Global Campus is designed to provide you with a background in contemporary American civil and criminal law, legal systems and institutions, and legal theory and practice. In this major, you’ll be able to develop knowledge and skills for the legal workplace, including fact identification and analysis, legal research and writing, and field-related digital competence.

Total Credits Required: 120

Required Major Courses : 33 Credits

  • LGST 101
  • LGST 200
  • LGST 201
  • LGST 204
  • (3 Credits, LGST 301)
  • LGST 312
  • LGST 315
  • LGST 320
  • LGST 325
  • LGST 340
  • (3 Credits, LGST 495)

General Education Courses: 41 Credits

Review the options available to fulfill the 41 credits of general education coursework for bachelor's degrees.

Minor and Elective Courses: 46 Credits

Review a list of available academic minors or see the course catalog or Schedule of Classes to help you select elective courses.

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Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

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