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Professional Legal Studies Bachelor of Science

A professional legal studies school in Austin - South

Bachelor of Science in Professional Legal Studies

The professional legal studies degree from NAU's school in Austin will provide students with a well-rounded education, including an emphasis in legal training that affords the student a unique and valuable perspective upon entering various professions in which knowledge of the law is essential. The program consists of a major core of legal courses to include legal research, contracts, torts, civil procedure, business law, administrative law, and evidence. An introduction to legal principles, the adversary system and a capstone course round out the major core legal courses required of this program. Students will develop the ability to communicate clearly, systematically, and logically and also to utilize valuable critical thinking skills during the communication process. This program will train students for employment in a number of professional areas in which a basic understanding of the law and legal principles are beneficial.


The Bachelor’s of Science degree in Professional Legal Studies also offers areas of study in Human Resources Management, Entrepreneurial, Management, and Supply Chain Management. An area of study is a grouping of electives that focus on particular interests and career paths. These business areas of study will train students for employment in a number of professional business areas in which a basic understanding of the law and legal principles are useful.


This program is offered online, with support services provided by the NAU locations listed below. Classes are offered as follows:


Online Classes Only – Students may not take any on-ground classes at the following locations:

Indianapolis, Indiana; Garden City, Overland Park, Wichita, and Wichita West, Kansas; Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Burnsville, Minnetonka, Rochester, and Roseville, Minnesota; Independence, Lee's Summit, and Zona Rosa, Missouri; Bellevue, Nebraska; Albuquerque and Albuquerque West, New Mexico; Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Allen, Texas.


On-Ground Classes Permissible – In addition to online classes, students may take on-ground classes at the following locations: Centennial, Colorado Springs, and Colorado Springs South, Colorado; Ellsworth AFB, Rapid City, Sioux Falls, and Watertown, South Dakota; Austin, Austin South, Georgetown, Houston, Lewisville, Mesquite, and Richardson, Texas.

To learn more about program goals, learning outcomes, and course descriptions, view the . For more information call (888) 628-8392 or visit the Austin South campus page.

Austin Professional Legal Studies Degree
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Key Courses

  • Civil Procedure
  • Business Law I
  • Administrative Law
  • Introduction to Contracts

Students in some programs may be required to take online classes and attend classes at different locations.

Disclosures

To read disclosure information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed this program and other important information, select the type of student that best describes you.


About Austin

National American University’s Austin South campus is located in the heart of south Austin, with easy access from South Mo Pac, Interstate 35 and US290. The Austin South campus opened in 2011, and offers excellent degree programs in business, allied health, information technology, and criminal justice. Our faculty and staff are committed to providing quality higher education in a caring and supportive environment. Located at the corner of William Cannon Drive and Westgate Boulevard, the campus serves students in communities from Austin to San Antonio, on campus, online, and on Fort Sam Houston. More information about Austin and the surrounding area is available at the following sites:

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