Grand Canyon University's Bachelor of Arts in Government with an Emphasis in Legal Studies degree combines a liberal arts interdisciplinary curriculum that includes communication and business with structure and complexity of law and government. This program is offered by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences to provide you with the opportunity to explore these dynamic disciplines to establish a foundation that naturally serves as a prelaw degree or as an entryway into public or legal service. We also infuse Christian ethics into our curriculum to help you establish a foundation for ethical decision-making.
At the heart of the Bachelor of Arts in Government with an Emphasis in Legal Studies degree program is a classical liberal arts education that inspires critical reasoning, effective communication and a strong foundation in research and writing. The program offers an introduction into American politics and government, providing a deep understanding of the constitutional foundations and the governing institutions in the federal government and how it applies to law. In addition, you examine contemporary and practical legal issues that apply to the practice of law.
You can apply until:
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This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
Admission to Grand Canyon University (GCU) is based on your prior academic achievements. If you are interested in becoming a student at GCU, browse through our entry requirements to see if you qualify for admission. Admission requirements differ for applicants with a GED and those seeking entry into select majors. Refer to the University Policy Handbook for a complete list of admission requirements.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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