Pre-Law Concentration

The Pre-Law concentration provides Political Science majors with sufficient breadth and depth of knowledge in American law and legal institutions to give students the academic background useful to succeed in related jobs and professions and to prepare them for advanced studies in law school and other law related programs.  In partial fulfillment of the major requirements of 18 semester hours at the 300 level or higher, the Pre-Law concentration requires students complete the following:

  • PSC 316 – Judicial Process and 9 semester hours of course work selected from the courses listed below:
    • PSC 270 Intro to Political Theory
    • PSC 280 Introduction to Law
    • PSC 312 Environmental Law and Policy
    • PSC 313 Natural Resources Law and Policy
    • PSC 318 Constitutional Law
    • PSC 320 Civil Liberties
    • PSC 333 The U.S. Congress
    • PSC 334 The American Presidency
    • PSC 336 Women and the Law
    • PSC 399 Public Affairs internship*
    • PSC 341 International Law
    • PSC 371 American Political Theory
    • PSC 375 Democracy & Its Critics

*When approved by the department as a law related internship.

Prelaw Planning Suggestions

Consult the UNCG Bulletin for details.