What You’ll Learn
This rigorous American Bar Association approved program is ideal for students who want to pursue or further a career in the legal profession. While earning your Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies degree, you’ll take courses designed to build a strong academic foundation in the history, context, and application of the law. Expert instruction from our faculty, guest speakers, field trips, and 120 hours of hands-on training will help to prepare you for the realities of working in this fascinating field.
Legal work is challenging and fulfilling, with diverse career options available to dedicated students. The curriculum explores core legal concepts, emphasizing critical thinking, analytical and reasoning skills, and ethics. You’ll hone your research and writing abilities so that you can become a contributing member of the legal team at a private law firm, bank, insurance company, title and mortgage company, or governmental or law enforcement agency. You may also choose to apply your education toward advanced degrees or law school.