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Law & Policy (B.A.) or (B.S.): Pre-Law

BA or BS in Law & Policy: Pre-Law

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Residential Program

Looking for an undergraduate degree that will prepare you for success on the LSAT, in law school, on the bar exam, and even as you practice law? Get the skills you need to prepare for the legal profession through our distinctive B.A. and B.S. degrees in Law & Policy with Pre-Law Concentration.

Learn from a curriculum designed to train you in constitutional law and history, legal ethics, logic, problem solving, and persuasion. And through our Pre-Law Concentration, you'll get even more instruction on the core areas of the law like torts, property, contracts, and criminal and civil procedure.

In the Helms School of Government at Liberty University, you will study under law and government professors who teach from a distinctly Christian worldview.

Choose between the Bachelor of Arts (incorporating a liberal arts/language focus) and the Bachelor of Science for your Law & Policy—Pre-Law degree. 

Careers You Could Have:

  • Attorney
  • Judge 
  • State/Commonwealth's Attorney
  • Professor
  • Journalist
  • District Attorney
  • Staff Judge Advocate
  • Public Defender
  • Intelligence Officer/Analyst
  • Civil Rights Investigator

Learn How To:

  • Perform legal research, analysis, and synthesis
  • Describe and understand the fundamental areas of law
  • Construct logical legal arguments for negotiation and problem solving

Academic Information

Credit hours

  • 120 total hours 

Courses you could take

  • Logic and Legal Reasoning
  • Criminal Law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Legal Research & Writing
  • American Constitutional Law

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