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The Legal Management (or Legal studies) is a social sciences discipline that studies the State and its elements, Society at large, Law, Law Practice, Legal Research and Jurisprudence, legal Philosophy, Criminal Justice, Governance, Government structure, Political history and theories, Business Organization and Management, Entrepreneurship, Public Administration and Human Resource Development.
The Legal Management Professionals are commonly working as Legal Researchers, Paralegal, Social Science Researcher, Political Analyst, Public Administrator, Policy Analyst, Social Scientist, Business Manager, Entrepreneur, Social Entrepreneur, teaching Philosophy subjects, Human Resource Manager and several other related field of studies.
Finally, some go to the graduate school and take masters in some related fields like Philosophy, Sociology, Psychology, History, Public Administration, Criminology and other field that can help in the area of research they are interest with or Maters in Legal studies on the area they want to the concentrate their research and some take up Bachelor of Law (L.l.B.) or Juris Doctor (J.D.) to became a Lawyer and be a member of the Bar.
Some universities and colleges offer a Bachelor of Arts and some offer a Bachelor of Science, however, in the United States, the Philippines and some other country offer a Masters program.
In the discipline there are four core subjects, they are: Language, Philosophy, Law, Management (public and business) and the Society.
Most Universities offer courses like:
- Introduction to Law,
- Civil Law
- Persons and Family Relation,
- Obligation and Contract,
- Sales and Credit Transaction,
- Partnership, Agency and Trust,
- Torts and Damages,
- Law on Insurance,
- Criminal Law,
- Remedial Law,
- Labor Law and Social Legislation,
- Criminal Justice System ,
- Corporation Law,
- Law on Negotiable Instrument,
- Principle of Roman Law,
- Legal Philosophy,
- Legal History,
- Law on Taxation,
- Legal Accounting,
- Legal Research,
- Government Structures,
- International Law,
- Political Law,
- Political Science,
- Political Economy,
- Comparative Politics,
- International Relations
- Geo Politics,
- Comparative Legal Systems
- Financial Management,
- Marketing Management,
- Strategic Management,
- Policy Formulation and Implementation,
- Public Policy and Program Administration,
- Policy Analysis,
- Agrarian Reform,
- Constitutional Law,
- Public Administration,
- Business Organization and Management,
- Administrative Law,
- Law on Public Corporations,
- Election Law,
- Human Resources Management,
- Development of Legal Profession,
- Office Organization,
- Legal Latin,
- Legal Writing,
- Legal Analysis
- Contemporary Legislation,
- Statutory Construction,
- Basic Statistics
- Advanced Statistics of Research
- Social Psychology
- Personality Development
- Social Science Research,
- Thesis Writing, and Thesis Defense.
- (Philosophy) Introduction to Philosophy, Logic, Ethics, Metaphysics, Epistemology, History of Political Thought, History of Economic Thought, Philosophy of Man, Social and Political Philosophy, Ancient and Medieval Philosophy, Modern and Contemporary Philosophy, Eastern Philosophy, Axiology, Business Ethics
- (History) History of Asia, History of Oceania, Philippine History, History of United States of America and World History.
- (Sociology) Socio-Anthropology, Society and Culture, Dynamics of Social Change, Social Problems and Current Issues,
- (Economics) Fundamental of Economics, Management Economics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, International Economic and Econometrics.
- (English) Fundamentals of English Grammar,Communication Across Disciplines, Academic Writing, Speech Communication, Technical Research and Report Writing, and Argumentation and Debate,
- (Accounting) Accounting of Sole Proprietorship, Partnership and Corporation Accounting, Financial Accounting, Government Accounting, Management Accounting, and Legal Accounting.