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Legal Studies 3-Yr, Bachelor of Science

Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Homeland Security

Overview

While the traditional four-year college is still the most appropriate for a majority of students, the Staten Island campus at St. John's is introducing a three-year option for those who are able to complete intensive programs of study.  These programs are in response to emerging public questions about the response of universities to the abilities of students who can (1) complete their undergraduate education in a unique way (2) who are ready to absorb academic learning to meet the challenges of the 21st century and, (3) whose families are interested in saving time and money while their children pursue a quality educational experience.

Estimated Savings of $29K

The Legal Studies Program is an American Bar Association-approved Paralegal Education Program.  Legal assistants and paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by law.

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Admission

Admission Requirements

Recognizing that St. John's is Staten Island's only University, we are looking for students who exhibit high qualities of leadership in their religious institutions, community groups, service organizations, or those who aspire to become these leaders now and into the 21st century. Those students accepted into the three-year degree program, will form a cadre of people who want to make a contribution to the nation and to the world.

  • Are articulate about their interests in a major area of study
  • Can express their interests with solid writing abilities
  • Look forward to becoming global leaders
  • Are committed to serving those who are most in need

Curriculum Requirements
Students will be required to complete 18 credits during each of six fall/spring semesters throughout their program. They will complete 9 credits during each of the two summers in which they are matriculated at St. John’s – following their first year on campus, and following year two (18 credits total).

Admission Office
Staten Island campus
718-390-4500
[email protected]

Courses

FALL YEAR 1SPRING YEAR 1SUMMER 1
MTH 1003ENG 1100CSPE 1000C
LES 1100HIS 1000CTHE 1000C
DNY 1000CSCI 1000CPHI 3000C
PHI 1000CSOC 1000C9 credits
MGT 1001LES 1101 
ENG 1000C15 credits 
18 credits  
   
FALL YEAR 2SPRING YEAR 2SUMMER 2
ART 1000CANY SOC.SCITHE 2000 SERIES
PSY 1000CLES 1004ART or MUSIC
LES 1015LES 1005PHI 2200
CRJ 3112FREE ELEC9 credits
12 creditsFREE ELEC 
 15 credits 
   
   
FALL YEAR 3SPRING YEAR 3 
THE 3000FREE ELECTIVE 
ENG LITFREE ELECTIVE 
ANY SOC COURSEFREE ELECTIVE 
CRJ 3113FREE ELECTIVE 
LES 1003FREE ELECTIVE 
15 credits15 credits