May 28, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Pre-Law, B.S.

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The pre-law major is open only to students currently enrolled in the program. Enrollment is closed to all new students and all transfer students. The pre-law program at Indiana Tech is designed to prepare undergraduates to prepare for the rigors of the first-year law school. Students will take a varied classes that encourage the same skills stressed in law school, as identified by the American Bar Association: analytic and problem-solving skills, critical reading abilities, writing skills, oral communication and listening abilities, general research skills, task organization and management skills. Students will take classes in humanities, social sciences, and legal topics typically offered in the first year of law school. Pre-Law students successfully completing the curriculum will graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Pre-Law with the skills to enter and exposure to courses typically required in the first year of law school.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Express an understanding of the United States Constitutions and legal system.
  2. Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills.
  3. Have an understanding of concepts taught in typical first-year law school courses.
  4. Be able to formulate and express, orally and in writing, a position, theory or argument.
  5. Understand the importance of ethical behavior in personal; and professional endeavors.
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of and the ability to use legal terminology properly.

Required Courses

General Education Core

Total Credits Required: 39

Pre-Law Core

Total Credits Required: 55

Approved Electives: 27 Credits

Preparatory Core 1

Total Credits Required: 121

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