A Sociology Major will give you excellent preparation for going to law school. Successful law school students have strong critical thinking skills and are able to think with a variety of analytical lens to see multiple ways of making a case. Successful lawyers work on argumentation and public speaking skills.
Most lawyers in the United States work in the private sector rather than in criminal courts. Whether you’re interested in private & corporate practice or criminal law, the courses listed below will give you a strong foundation to take to law school. If you’re interested in pursuing a law degree and majoring in Sociology, contact Nancy Fischer (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Sociology of Law (SOC 320)
- Public Speaking (COM 111)
- Argumentation (COM351)
- Protest and Social Change (SOC240)
- Intro to Criminology (SOC277)
- Cultures of Violence (SOC290)
- Sociology of Organizations (SOC349)
- Organizational Deviance (SOC377)
- Juvenile Delinquency (SOC387)
- Law in the United States (POL170)
- Constitutional Law (POL370)
- Topics in Constitutional Law (POL371)
- Psychology and Law (PSY235)
Questions? Contact Nancy Fischer (email@example.com).