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Legal Studies

Illinois Dominican University

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48 months
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475 USD/credit
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About

Illinois Dominican University’s Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies (BLS) is an accelerated program program that will provide maximum flexibility, value and opportunity for working adults who want to complete?a college degree. 

Overview

The Legal Studies program at Illinois Dominican University is an interdisciplinary program exploring the American legal system from a wide range of perspectives, including economics, philosophy, theology and history. You’ll study with leading scholars and legal professionals and build competence in writing, research and critical thinking. You’ll learn how the legal system works, how it interrelates with social justice and how to assist people in asserting their rights.

  • Accelerated eight-week format in a year-round program
  • Fully online, giving you the flexibility to work on your own schedule from anywhere in the world; some evening courses offered, in person, at Triton College
  • Option to declare up to two concentrations relevant to your career
  • Year-round acceptance policy—start when it is convenient for you 
  • Option to take classes in either the online and/or on-campus programs ?
  • Join Alpha Sigma Lambda, a highly regarded honor society for adults with exceptional grades
Second Bachelor’s Degree Option

Students who already have a bachelor’s degree and seek to retrain for a law-related field or to prepare for law school may enroll in a 10-course program leading to a second bachelor’s degree in legal studies.

Career Opportunities

BLS graduates are prepared to work as paralegals, law enforcement officers and professionals in a wide range of settings, including:

  • Law firms and legal departments
  • Law enforcement and government
  • Real estate, insurance and banking
  • Nonprofit organizations

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • The American Legal System
  • Legal Research and Writing
  • Religion and the Law
  • Law & Economics
  • Philosophical Basis of the Law
  • Contracts
  • Legal Ethics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete either the Dominican University online application for freshman, transfer or graduate, depending on your status. Freshmen can also apply using the Common Application, which streamlines the college application process for students applying to multiple institutions.
  • Pay a nonrefundable $100.00 application fee.
  • Enrolling students requesting documentation for an F-1 visa must submit a Financial Statement Form (pdf) to the Office of Admission. This is essential for receiving an I-20 and should be submitted along with all other admission documents.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    475 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 475 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    475 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 475 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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