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Political Science (BA) with Pre-Law Emphasis

Political Science (BA) with Pre-Law Emphasis

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Interested in law school? Lindenwood University has a bachelor of arts program in political science that is designed with future law school students in mind!

Pre-Professional and Bachelor of Arts (BA) offered in On-campus formats.

Lindenwood University offers a pre-law program that will prepare you to pursue a juris doctor degree at an accredited law school.

If you wish to attend law school, you can major in any undergraduate discipline. Law schools are interested in students who have a sound and broad general education. However, they seek students who are proficient at basic skills such as reading comprehension, critical thinking, writing competence, and oral communication. However, Lindenwood University’s degree in Political Science – Pre-Law Emphasis is your best option. The Lindenwood pre-law program is especially designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills that will lead to your success at law school.

The pre-law program at Lindenwood University requires 33 credit hours, with 18 required core credit hours and the remaining credit hours being electives.

Subjects you have the option to study include health care law, white collar crime, business law, debate, civil liberties, sport law, and many others.

Please note that completion of these courses does not entitle you to any type of minor, emphasis, or certificate, and does not ensure acceptance into a graduate law program.