Pre-Law Track

Prepare for Entry into a Law School

While the Pre-Law Track is intended for students in any major, it is recognized that completion of the Track in its entirety would need to begin during the Freshman year of the Legal Studies major; therefore, students in majors other than Legal Studies will be guided through the Track selectively via Pre-Law advising with the following courses strongly recommended from within the Track: LAW 101, Introduction to Law; LAW 203, Civil Litigation; LAW 205, Legal Research; LAW 425, Legal Writing; and, LAW 440, Legal Ethics.

Pre-Law Track

  • B.S. in Legal Studies Major Core
  • Designated Writing Course
  • (Optional) Internship
  • Electives

Legal Studies Major Core:

  • LAW101 Introduction to Law
  • LAW105 Estate Administration and Probate Practice
  • LAW201 Real Estate Law and Practice
  • LAW203 Civil Litigation
  • LAW205 Legal Research
  • LAW209 Family Law and Practice
  • LAW301 Bankruptcy Practice
  • LAW306 E-commerce: The Legal Context
  • LAW307 Business Organizations and Practice
  • LAW310 Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law
  • LAW325 E-Government: The New Legal Environment of Business
  • LAW405 Environmental Law and Practice
  • LAW440 Legal Ethics

Designated Writing Course

  • LAW425 Legal Writing

(Optional) Internship

  • LAW460 Legal Studies Internship


  • LAW303 Constitutional Law
  • CRJ209 Criminal Law
  • CRJ302 Criminal Procedure
  • HIS201 U.S. History I
  • HIS202 U.S. History II
  • PSC101 American National Government
  • PSC102 State and Local Government

A pre-law advisor will help you research the requirements for your particular school(s) of interest and design a course plan that meets your needs. They will also discuss internships and other experiences across Connecticut that can help you succeed in your chosen profession. At Post University, we take a personal interest in your goals and will be there to support you throughout your educational journey — from enrollment through graduation.

Begin your path to a career in one of the many law-related fields. Call 800.660.6615 today to enroll in the pre-law track of your choice.

The pre-law tracks are available to Main Campus and Online students.

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