Diplomacy and International Relations Major Dual Degree B.S./J.D.
Seton Hall University offers a unique dual degree program for students to pursue an undergraduate degree in Diplomacy and International Relations and a Juris Doctorate through the Seton Hall University School of Law. This exciting six-year (3+3) dual degree program prepares students to excel, while establishing a foundation and education in a global perspective. In this accelerated program, students complete their undergraduate coursework in three years and receive their bachelor’s degree after the completion of their first year of law school.
This program will allow students to earn two degrees in a streamlined sequence that saves time and money, allowing you to graduate with an edge from one of the nation’s leading law schools. Students enrolled in this program will have a unique opportunity and a distinct advantage, making them extremely competitive in the job market.
Students apply for this program as an incoming freshman and can complete the online Seton Hall application for admission or the Common Application and select the Law (3+3) program.
Once admitted to the program students will have to maintain a certain GPA at Seton Hall and must meet the LSAT score established by the Law School.
In order to accommodate the required law courses, the standard undergraduate diplomacy and international relations curriculum is modified in the following manner:
Diplomacy students must complete 90 undergraduate credits instead of 120.
Sophomore year adjustment: waive 3 credits of free elective
Junior year adjustment: waive 3 credits of practicum (DIPL 3111 Practicum III: Internship), 3 credits of diplomacy electives, and 6 credits of free electives
Senior year adjustment: waive 3 credits of fourth year foreign language requirement, 3 credits of diplomacy electives, and 9 credits of free electives
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