The Verdict Is In: Concordia's Pre-Law Program Is Excellent

January 12, 2021
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Traditional on-campus students at Concordia University Texas have the opportunity to participate in the Pre-Law Program. Students receive individualized support to help them prepare for law school and the legal profession.

Pre-Law Program at Concordia

You will receive personalized advising throughout all four years of your undergraduate degree. In addition to helping you find a law school that meets your needs and abilities, CTX will help you prepare for law school in a variety of ways, some of which include the following:

  • Find best LSAT preparation course
  • Help with recommendation letters
  • Membership in Concordia University Legal and Political Society
  • Competition (moot court) and internship opportunities

Learn more about the support Concordia's Pre-Law Program offers.

Legal Studies Minor

The Legal Studies minor at Concordia University Texas is an optional component of the Pre-Law Program.

Consisting of 19 credit hours, you will develop a foundational knowledge upon which you will build in law school.

You must take the following courses:

  • Introduction to Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Persuasive Communication

You must choose one from the following:

  • Political Science Mock Practicum: Moot Court
  • Political Science Internship (1-6 hours)

You must choose one from the following:

  • Business & Technical Writing
  • Advanced Writing
  • Writing for Publication

You must choose one from the following:

  • Business Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Media Law and Ethics

Benefits of the Program

There are many reasons to consider Concordia's Pre-Law Program.

Personal Adviser

The primary factor that sets Concordia's Pre-Law Program apart is the personal advising you will receive. A CTX professor will work with you one-on-one to help you prepare to enter law school. Getting to know you and your aspirations, the professor will provide you with relevant guidance.

Ideal Location

Concordia University Texas is located in Austin, Texas, the capital of the state where major state government agencies are located. The city offers abundant opportunities for internships.

Develop Foundation of Knowledge

Additionally, taking legal courses will help you determine if law school is the right path before you invest time and money. Developing a basic, foundational knowledge of the law through the Legal Studies minor will also better prepare you for law school.

To learn more about the Pre-Law Program, please contact Dr. Brent Burgess.