The prelaw concentration is offered in conjunction with communication and media studies, economics, English, history, management, and political science majors

Requirements

Each student must complete four required courses and choose two or three electives, depending on their major.

Required courses

  • ENG 206
  • PHL 176
  • PLS 100
  • PLS 350

Elective courses

Analytical Skills

  • EC 101
  • EC 102
  • EC 223
  • MA 140
  • MA 170
  • MA 180
  • MGT 110
  • PSY 200

Human Rights and Ethical Value Theory

  • HIS 257
  • HIS 265
  • PCE 251
  • PCE 310
  • PHL 243
  • PHL 251
  • PSC 271
  • SOC 245
  • WS 265
  • WS 260

Political Theory and Analysis

  • PSC 200
  • PSC 201
  • PSC 202
  • PSC 221
  • PSC 243
  • PSC 270

Major-Specific Requirements

Communication and media studies, English, and history majors

Majors must take the required prelaw studies courses and three electives, one from each category. English majors may substitute another writing course for ENG 206, with the approval of both English and prelaw advisers.

Economics majors

Majors must take the required prelaw studies courses and two electives, one each from political theory and analysis and human rights and ethical value theory.

Political science majors

Majors must take the required prelaw studies courses, as well as two electives, one each from analytical skills and human rights and ethical value theory.

Students are also encouraged to complete the prelaw internship (PLS 290) and speech (THE 105).