Legal Studies, General Major

This major is a general program that focuses on law and legal issues from the perspective of the social sciences and humanities.

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Search for schools that offer a Legal Studies Major (use the com | CollegeFinder, and enter "legal studies" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Legal Studies Major?

This program will prepare you to become a paralegal or legal assistant. You will likely find a job in a corporate legal department, private law office, or government agency.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Legal Studies Major

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Legal Studies