The American Bar Association, the American Association of Law Schools, and pre-law advising organizations agree that a solid liberal arts education is the best preparation for law school. Law schools accept students with a wide variety of majors and backgrounds.
Northland offers many majors that are good preparation for law school, such as history, sociology, humanity and nature studies, psychology, and more. These majors train you to think clearly, make good arguments, write effectively, and read with excellent comprehension, all skills needed for law school and the practice of law.
If you want more focus on preparation for law school, Northland’s pre-law major might be right for you. This major includes courses from history, philosophy, psychology, sociology, etc. that focus specifically on law and legal issues in society, from PSY 343: Legal Psychology to SOC 332: Crime, Deviance, and Social Justice to BUS 431: Legal and Ethical Environment of Business.