Jun 24, 2024  
2022-2023 University of Wyoming Catalog 
    
2022-2023 University of Wyoming Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Quickstart 3+3, School of Energy Resources + College of Law


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UW offers qualified undergraduate students a fast-track to a Juris Doctorate. The 3+3 Program at UW is an opportunity for qualified undergraduate students to earn their bachelor’s degree and law degree in six years instead of seven years.

University Studies Program Requirements (Required for both EES and PLM)


The University Studies Program 2015  

 

The University Studies Program 2015 develops a student’s foundational knowledge to prepare them for the Bachelor of Science degree program. Some of the categories of USP will be completed by completing the degree requirements as outlined below. Students should review their degree audits carefully to ensure that USP requirements are completed. Students transferring with a qualifying associate degree will have most of the lower division portion of the USP requirement waived. For more information about qualifying earned associate degree, see the “Articulation: Earned Associate Degrees” information in this catalog. 

Energy and Environmental Systems (Years 1-3)


Students accepted by UW College of Law (COL) into the 3+3 program begin taking classes at COL in what would otherwise be their senior year. Year one of law school (31 credits) counts toward both the BS and the JD degrees. Students must select one path for Years 1-3, either Energy and Environmental Systems or Professional Land Management.

EES majors can become environmental scientists who collect samples of air, soil, & water to identify environmental impacts, resolve environmental threats, & provide guidance on quality regulation and manage natural resources.

Students will complete a minimum of 85-95 credits in their baccalaureate (undergraduate) program by the end of their junior year (including required general education and major courses). Students will complete 90 credits with the College of Law. Students will be granted a BS upon completion of the 120 credit hours required for the undergraduate degree in BS-ERMD (using year one of College of Law coursework), with a cumulative minimum UW GPA of 2.0 or higher. Students must complete 42 hours of upper-division (3000-level or above) coursework, 30 of which must be from the University of Wyoming. During the Energy Resource Management and Development program (years 1-3), students will be advised by the School of Energy Resources advisor. During the College of Law program (years 4-6), students will receive advising from the College of Law.

Professional Land Management (Years 1-3)


Students accepted by UW College of Law (COL) into the 3+3 program begin taking classes at COL in what would otherwise be their senior year. Year one of law school (31 credits) counts toward both the BS and the JD degrees. Students must select one path for Years 1-3, either Energy and Environmental Systems or Professional Land Management.

Professional Land Management majors determine ownership and title of surface and subsurface rights to negotiate leases with land/mineral owners, coordinate field exploration, and ensure compliance with governmental regulations.

Students will complete a minimum of 85-95 credits in their baccalaureate (undergraduate) program by the end of their junior year (including required general education and major courses). Students will complete 90 credits with the College of Law. Students will be granted a BS upon completion of the 120 credit hours required for the undergraduate degree in BS-ERMD (using year one of College of Law coursework), with a cumulative minimum UW GPA of 2.0 or higher. Students must complete 42 hours of upper-division (3000-level or above) coursework, 30 of which must be from the University of Wyoming. During the Energy Resource Management and Development program (years 1-3), students will be advised by the School of Energy Resources advisor. During the College of Law program (years 4-6), students will receive advising from the College of Law.

Data Analysis Elective, PLM, Pick ONE


Please see this list to choose your elective course. 

Economics Elective, PLM, Pick ONE


Please see this list to choose your elective course. 

COM 2, PLM Elective, Pick ONE


Please see this list to choose your course. 

COM 3, PLM, Pick ONE


Please use this list to select your elective course. 

College of Law Required Courses (Years 4-6)


Please visit the College of Law Juris Doctor Program

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