Degree Type

Program Description:

The Pre-Law Minor prepares students for legal careers.  It provides the general knowledge and skills required for succeeding in law school, as a paralegal or similar careers after graduation.

Note for the catalog: The Pre-law Minor does not provide professional qualifications for any particular career such as lawyer or paralegal.  For guidelines on becoming a lawyer, see (for example) The Law School Admission Council website ( For guidelines on becoming a paralegal, see (for example) the American Bar Association’s “Education Information for Paralegals”.

Consists of 21 credit hours.

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