The pre-law program is designed to provide students with the substantive knowledge, skills and values essential to success in law school. Students bring widely different educational and experiential backgrounds to their legal education. The interdisciplinary character of the program provides excellent preparation for law school by ensuring that students are exposed to the diverse substantive bodies of knowledge, which serve as the foundation for the contemporary study of law and justice.
Kim Spiezio - Ph.D in political science, SUNY, Binghamton
Requirements for study of Law:
- PHI 131: Introduction to Logic (3 credits)
- ENG 235: Non-Fiction Writing (3 credits)
In consultation with the director of pre-law, the student selects three skills courses (one must be a critical reading course) from among a number of courses that develop those skills and values essential for competent lawyering, such as analytical and problem solving skills, critical reading abilities, writing skills, oral and written communication skills and general research skills.
In consultation with the director of pre-law, the student selects three knowledge courses from a number of courses which provide a basic understanding of subjects proving useful to the study of law, and inform on the value of serving others and promoting justice.
Last Updated: 1/31/10