Bachelors In Law And Policy Pre Law
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Aug 19, 2024
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Success in Law School Begins with a Bachelor of Science in Law and Policy – Pre-Law

Navigating law school and passing the bar exam on the first try are achieved by obtaining the best possible score on the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) and performing well in the first year of law school. Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science (BS) in Law and Policy – Pre-Law is deliberately designed to give you the best chance at success in law school by providing a solid foundation on which to build your legal career.

To help better your chances of success in law school, we provide instruction on some of the same topics you will encounter the first year of law school. Many of these courses are taught by the same law professors who teach in Liberty University’s School of Law (LUSOL). These courses include criminal law, jurisprudence, and American Constitutional Law.

We seek to instill the qualities of duty, honor, and morality in our students. Our professors instruct from a conservative Christian perspective and hope to help you build a solid foundation on which to build your legal career. By keeping to the principles first espoused by our school’s namesake, Senator Jesse Helms, we endeavor to assist you in making a significant impact for Christ in the legal profession.

Award-Winning Campus

At Liberty, you’ll find an affordable, high-quality education that equips students like you for the real world. Our commitment to excellence helped us rank among’s Top 3 college campuses in America. Earning your degree from a nonprofit university with state-of-the-art resources like ours can help set you apart from your peers.

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Why Choose Liberty’s Bachelor of Science in Law and Policy – Pre-Law Degree?

Useful Courses and Devoted Professors

  • You can learn to refine your thought processes by studying logic and legal reasoning.
  • You will study criminal law and jurisprudence.
  • Our professors are dedicated to your success in completing this law and policy bachelor’s degree, entering law school, and being prepared for the bar exam. They will help you prepare for success by conducting moot courts, and mock trials for you to hone your skills and practice the knowledge that you gain in degree.

Pre-Law Center

Our Pre-Law Center is here to help you prepare for a successful career in law. Get help preparing for the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT), choosing and applying for law school, and crafting a winning personal statement.

Pre-Law Society

Fellowship with other students who are planning to attend law school. Pre-Law Society members enjoy the benefit of being selected first to join the pre-law teams and publish in the Journal. 

Liberty University Pre Law Society

What Will You Learn in Our Bachelor of Science in Law and Policy – Pre-Law Degree?

Our professors have the knowledge and expertise that can give you the best chance to be successful at law school and taking the bar exam. Throughout this degree, you will conduct in-depth study into legal research methods and legal writing. You can learn how to write legal briefs using the standard forms used today.

A great deal of attention is given to understanding the various types of civil procedures and laws like torts, property, and contracts. You will be made familiar with criminal law and procedure as you study the fundamental curriculum that will help you be successful in your future studies and career.

Download and review the Degree Completion Plan.

Featured Courses

CJUS 400 – Criminal Law

GOVT 346 – Legal Research and Writing

GOVT 407 – Undergraduate Civil Procedure

GOVT 409 – Advanced Logic and Legal Reasoning

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Highlights of Our Law and Policy – Pre-Law Degree

  • Our Pre-Law Center will help you prepare for the LSAT, apply for law school, and much more!
  • Network with students preparing for law school in Liberty’s Pre-Law Society
  • Our program prepares you for the first year of law school. Many of our introductory-level courses are taught by the same law professors who teach in the Liberty University School of Law (LUSOL).
  • We believe sound knowledge is reinforced by practical application. Therefore, our students participate in regional and national moot court competitions. Our students have placed, on average, in the top 10 of regional and top 25 of national competitors.

Law and Policy Bachelor’s Degree Information

Potential Career Opportunities for Law and Policy – Pre-Law Graduates

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

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • Results from the CLT, SAT, or ACT are not required for admission, but may be used in consideration for merit-based aid.
  • Admission essay

*Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.