BS Four-Year Degree plan: Constitutional Law Track

The following is a sample schedule for this major – your actual schedule may vary.

Meet with your advisor and review the class schedule before confirming your schedule.

Missouri State is committed to helping you graduate in four years.

Sample schedule

The below schedule is only one example of a possible degree plan and is provided for informational purposes only. Meet with an advisor early to develop a degree plan that best suits your needs.

The following degree plan is based on the 2018-19 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
MTH 130 Contemporary Mathematics 3
HST 103 World History to Circa 1600 C.E. 3
ENG 110 Writing I 3
Physical Sciences (with lab) - General Education 3-5
Total hours14-16

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
Life Sciences (no lab) - General Education 3-4
The Arts - General Education 3
Total hours15-16

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
HST 210 Writing II: Historical Inquiry 3
HST 104 World History since 1600 C.E. 3
PHI 105 Critical Thinking
or PHI 115 Ethics and Contemporary Issues
3
Cultural Competence - General Education 3
Social and Behavior Sciences - General Education 3
Total hours15

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877 3
U.S. - HST elective (upper level) 3
Non-Western/Cross-Regional - HST elective (upper level) 3
Course from list B 3
Social and Behavior Sciences - General Education 3
Total hours15

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
HST 390 Introduction to Historiography 3
European - HST elective (upper level) 3
Non-Western/Cross-Regional - HST elective (upper level) 3
History elective (upper level) 3
PLS 419 The Judicial Process 3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
HST 392 European History Primary Source Seminar
or HST 393 United States History Primary Source Seminar
or HST 394 World History Primary Source Seminar
3
History elective (upper level) 3
History elective (upper level) 3
Course from list A 3
History elective (upper level) 3
Total hours15

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
HST 598 Senior Seminar in History 3
HST 517 Legal and Constitutional History of the United States 3
History elective (upper level) 3
Course from list A 3
General elective 3
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
World - HST elective (500+ level) 3
History elective (upper level) 3
History elective (upper level) 3
Course from list A 3
PLS 515 Constitutional Law I: Powers and Constraints
or PLS 517 Constitutional Law II: Liberties and Rights
3
Total hours15

Course list A: Cross-disciplinary liberties and rights

  • CRM 210 
  • CRM 260 
  • ECO 435 
  • JRN 407 
  • LAW 231 
  • LAW 531 
  • LAW 537 
  • PHI 340 
  • PLN 570 
  • PLS 515 
  • PLS 517 
  • PSY 320 
  • PSY 359  
  • SOC 380 

Course list B

  • AGR 330 
  • ANT 320 
  • ENG 321 
  • MTH 340
  • PHI 305 
  • PHI 325 
  • PHI 341 
  • PSY 200 
  • QBA 237 
  • REC 328 
  • SOC 302 
Degree plan last reviewed 06-22-2018.