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B.A. or B.S. in Law & Policy: Pre-Law

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Residential Program for Law & Policy: Pre-Law

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: Pre-Law.

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. You can also get hands-on experience through our Pre-Law Studies program.

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

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

Academics: Pre-Law

Credit hours

120 total hours

Degree Completion Plans (DCPs)

Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements

Courses You’ll Take

  • Logic and Legal Reasoning (GOVT 215)
  • Criminal Law (CJUS 400)
  • Jurisprudence (GOVT 345)
  • Legal Research & Writing (GOVT 346)
  • American Constitutional Law (GOVT 422)

Career Opportunities

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