Topics of Study
This broad major is intended to orient you to the study of Law (Pre-law) as a whole. It prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of law, for taking state and national bar examinations, and for advanced research in jurisprudence. This includes the statutory, administrative, and judicial components of civil and criminal law, and a focus on law and legal issues from the perspective of the social sciences and humanities. This program prepares the student for the professional study of law at the post-baccalaureate level.
- Career-technical school and two-year college level courses may prepare individuals for clerical and administrative support work in law offices.
- A bachelor's degree is required for entrance into law school.
- A law degree takes three or more years and leads to jobs in areas such as business, industry, law, government, international relations, communications, and education.