What You’ll Learn
Learn about the legal profession and develop skills to make informed choices about your career in law.
Our advisement helps you create an academic plan that will help you reach your goal – admission to law school.
Law schools want students with abilities in analytical, logical and critical thinking, and superior writing and oral communication skills.
The Legal Studies minor provides exactly that kind of instruction. In addition, we want you to have the flexibility to choose any major that excites you as you prepare for law school. Students do better when they major in fields that interest them, and maintaining a high grade point average is key to getting into the law school of your choice.
Our Legal Studies advisor will help you decide the best course of action to prepare for entry into law school. We’ll work with you to uncover opportunities to gain exposure to the legal profession. You’ll also get assistance with the law school application process.
Curriculum & Learning Outcomes
This program is not a degree-granting program. However, the University provides academic advisement that helps students prepare for and gain acceptance to law school. For Legal Studies advice, contact our Legal Studies advisor:
Dr. Susan Orr
Co-curricular activities include things such as taking a LSAT preparatory class (ex: Kaplan) and participating in University of Buffalo’s Mock Trial program as a juror or witness. Students are urged to take the Kaplan LSAT preparation to ensure the highest possible LSAT score and maximizing their chances of being accepted to the law school of their choice. The purpose of other co-curricular activities is to stimulate an intellectual interest in the law.
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You have the flexibility to choose any major that interests you. The Legal Studies Minor helps students prepare so they have the best chance of being accepted into law school and succeeding in their dream of pursuing legal studies and a career in law.
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