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Juris Doctor with an Environmental Specialty

 


(2 +1+3 years)
Special degree program in collaboration with St. Thomas University

2 Years -
Earn your Associate in Arts at Miami Dade College

1 Year -
Transfer to Saint Thomas University for your third year and courses directly relevant to the practice of environmental law and administration.

3 Years -
Law School at Saint Thomas University

Continue at STU for your fourth-year, the required first-year program of the STU School of Law as well as the final studies resulting in a  B.A. degree in Environmental Justice.

If accepted into the law school, the Curriculum of the fifth and sixth years address legal areas of direct relevance to the practice of environmental law and prepares students for the Florida Bar Examination

Recommended AA Curriculum to Transfer to St. Thomas University

Course

Title

Credits

BSC 2010

Principles of Biology

3.0

BSC 2010L

Principles of Biology 1 Lab

2.0

BSC 2011

Principles of Biology II

3.0

BSC 2011L

Principles of Biology Lab II

2.0

CHM 1045

General Chemistry and Qualitative  Analysis

3.0

CHM 1045L

General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis Lab

2.0

CHM 1046

General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis

3.0

CHM 1046L

General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis Lab

2.0

CGS 1060

Introduction to Microcomputer Usage

4.0

  or passing of Computer Competency Test (CCT)*  

ECO 2013

Principles of Economics-Macro

3.0

     

ENC 1101

English Composition 1

3.0

ENC 1102

English Composition II

3.0

     

MAC 1105

College Algebra

3.0

STA 2023

Statistical Methods

3.0

PHI 2064

Critical Thinking/Ethics

3.0

Humanities Group B

Variable

3.0

POS 2041

American Federal Government

3.0

PSY 2012

Introduction to Psychology

3.0

SPC 1026

Fundamentals of Speech Communication

3.0

Electives

 

6-10*  

     

Total Credits

 

60.0

  1.  60 credits are needed for an Associate in Arts Degree

*          If student takes CGS 1060, earning 4 credits, then 6 elective credits are needed.  However, if student passes the CCT, then student needs 10 credits of electives.

IDS 1920 Earth Literacy Colloquium is encouraged as an elective.

St. Thomas and Barry University Center for Earth Jurisprudence http://www.earthjuris.org/home.htm

 

 

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