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BA in Law and National Security

The Bachelor of Arts in Law and National Security from Regent University offers students the opportunity to learn about key areas of criminal law and information security. Learn more about this bachelor's degree program.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Arts in Law and National Security

School Offering Program:

Regent University

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Program Prerequisites:

The BA in Law and National Security is suitable for those who have good reasoning and judgment skills and are interested in learning more about the criminal justice system and national security. All applicants to Regent University should have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional admissions requirements.

Program Description:

The Bachelor of Arts in Law and National security at Regent University may give students the opportunity to learn how courts operate. The program covers practical skills needed for a range of areas within criminal law, along with providing the opportunity to learn about investigations and how to secure evidence. In terms of national security, students on this course may also be taught about how unforeseen events such as natural disasters or terrorist attacks can be countered. Those on the Law and National Security program can expect to be taught about key areas of security, such as artificial intelligence, the Internet and intellectual property. Being taught how to spot and manage security disasters is also covered during the program.

Learning Format:

Online and on-campus

Program Length:

120+ credits.

Financial Aid:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Regent University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for the Bachelor of Arts in Law and National Security:

The Bachelor of Arts in Law and National Security requires 120+ credits, which is made up of general education courses, Law and National Security Courses, and electives. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Regent University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

General Education Courses (49 Credits)

  • The Making of a Christian Mind
  • The Making of a Christian Leader
  • Introduction to Bible
  • New Testament Studies
  • Intro. to Christian History and Thought
  • Research and Academic Writing
  • The True, the Good, & the Beautiful
  • Literature of the Western World
  • Art and Culture
  • Students choose one of the following:
    • College Algebra
    • Statistics
    • Calculus I
    • Discrete Math
  • Microeconomics
  • Public Speaking (campus only)
  • Regent Foundations of Success (online only)
  • English Composition
  • Students choose one of the following:
    • Introduction to Biology with Laboratory
    • General Biology
    • Origins of the Cosmos
  • Students choose one of the following:
    • U.S. History I
    • U.S. History II
  • Students choose one of the following:
    • World Geography
    • Western Civilization I
    • Western Civilization II
    • World History I
    • World History II
    • Introduction to Spanish I
    • Introduction to Spanish II
    • Intermediate Spanish I
    • Intermediate Spanish II

Law and National Security Major Courses (48 credits)

  • Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice
  • Homeland Security
  • Domestic and International Terrorism
  • Introduction to the Study of Government
  • International Relations
  • Introduction to Public Policy and Administration
  • American Government and Politics
  • Political Economy
  • Contemporary Global Problems
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Information Systems Security
  • Systems Security
  • Contingency Planning and Disaster Recovery
  • Introduction to Judicial Systems
  • Law & Ethics
  • Criminal Law & Procedure

General Elective Courses (23 hours)

  • Any 100-400 level course from any discipline

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Upon graduation from the Bachelor of Arts in Law and National Security, students may choose to apply for further education programs, such as a master's degree. Earning a master's degree could provide graduates with the opportunities to further their criminal justice knowledge, add an area specialization, or prepare for management careers.

Master's degree options for graduates include (but are not limited to):

  • M.S. in Criminal Justice
  • M.A. in Law
  • M.A. in Government - National Security Studies
  • MPA in Emergency Management & Homeland Security

Career Paths:

The Bachelor of Arts in Law and National Security is designed to give students the opportunity to learn the skills required for a role in criminal law or security. Those who complete the degree program may have the chance to apply for a range of roles within these fields. Graduates could be able to seek positions in areas of:

  • Law enforcement
  • Government administration
  • National security
  • Legal services

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