At Fontbonne we understand that your pre-law studies are the first step in achieving your professional goals. Our specialized major prepares you for admission to and academic success in law school. Students graduate with a critical understanding of the values with which the law deals, the nature of human beings and the physical universe, the social, economic, and political structures of society, and the cultural heritage of Western society. As a pre-law major, you will gain critical skills in reasoning, analysis and synthesis.
Your success in the pre-law program is the cornerstone on which you will build your law school application and move forward through your studies, bar exam and hectic first years of your career. At Fontbonne you will receive the individual guidance, support, and additional opportunities you need to stand out.
Your pre-law degree provides a deep understanding of legal principles that impact every industry, public or private. Whether you plan to continue with law school or move directly into the job force after graduation, a pre-law degree can provide you with many future career opportunities.
In addition to in-class learning, your pre-law experience includes numerous opportunities to gain real world experience.