Chair: Dr. Beth Skott
Phone: 203-576-4966

The University of Bridgeport offers a 15 credit Minor in Pre-Law studies. Students of the College of Public and International Affairs have recently been admitted in the Law (J.D). programs at Yale Law School, the New England School of Law and Michigan State University School of Law. Students who are interested in pursuing a career in law are encouraged to include the Pre-Law Track as a part of their course of study. To complete the Pre-Law Track, the
following courses need to be completed:

Pre-Law Track Requirements (15 credits)

PSCI 101 American Government
PSCI 223 Introduction to the American Legal System
SOC 315 Criminology
PSCI 204 Government and Politics Abroad or
Cultural Anthropology
PSCI 398 Law Internship*

*Students need to have completed a minimum of 60 semesters hours of undergraduate study and at least 30 semester hours at the University of Bridgeport with a 3.0 or higher in the Pre-Law Track to qualify for the PSCI 398 Law Internship.

Majors that are compatible with the Pre-Law Track:

The following are some of the majors that students can pursue in conjunction with the Pre-Law Track:

Social Sciences
International Political Economy & Diplomacy
Literature & Civilization
Martial Arts Studies
Mass Communication
World Religions
Human Services