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About the Major

The UA offers the only B.A. in Law degree in the country! Study core legal subjects taught by faculty in the James E. Rogers College of Law and the School of Government and Public Policy. Choose electives such as criminal law, immigration law, and international law.

Law majors can apply to the College of Law and, if accepted, begin law school as seniors.

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Study foundational areas of law, such as property, contracts, and criminal and civil procedure.

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Develop critical thinking skills and the ability to "think like a lawyer" in solving problems

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Learn how to make clearly written and logical arguments


You will be qualified to meet the increasing demand for professionals with legal training in varied career fields.

  • Lawyer
  • Immigration officer
  • Healthcare administrator
  • Human rights advocate
  • Human resources professional
  • Federal agent


Elective courses will allow you learn about topics as wide-ranging as Native American law, business law, immigration law, family law, health law, international law, and environmental law. Sample courses include:

  • POL 201 American National Government
  • LAW 404: American Public Law System
  • LAW 458: Introduction to Criminal Law
  • POL 471: Constitutional Law: Civil Liberties
  • POL 456: International Law

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Get in touch with an SBS advisor:

Christopher Cruz

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