Choosing an Undergraduate Major
Any major at UofL can prepare you for a career in law. However, several departments in the College of Arts & Sciences have courses that compliment a Pre-Law major. If you have an interest in one of these subjects, contact an advisor from the department for more information about their academic offerings.
- Criminal Justice
- Liberal Studies
- Paralegal Studies
- Political Science
- Psychological and Brain Sciences
Undergraduate Catalogcourse requirements for each major. Pre-law faculty recommend that students take Phil 311 Introduction to Logic. Advanced writing courses such as English 309, English 306, or WR writing intensive courses will strengthen your writing skills for law school.
UofL also provides a Pre-Law Flightplan with suggested courses.
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Goals for Freshmen & Sophomore Years
- Strengthen your reading, writing, and analytical skills. Philosophy logic and ethics courses often focus on analytical skills.
- Make sure that you maintain a solid G.P.A. while taking rigorous courses.