Legal Studies Concentration

This concentration is an integrated degree which combines coursework in communication, political systems, criminology, ethics and philosophy, history, and economics to prepare students for the rigors of graduate work in the area of law or the field of alternative dispute resolution.

Degree Requirements 2019-2020 (PDF)

4 Year Plan 2019-2020 (PDF)

This concentration is an integrated degree which combines coursework in communication, political systems, criminology, ethics and philosophy, history, and economics to prepare students for the rigors of graduate work in the area of law or the field of alternative dispute resolution.

Interested in pursuing a Legal Studies concentration? In the following video, one of our students shares their experience.

Legal Studies with Michelle Fremen.

 

With advanced planning, students may be eligible for an accelerated law degree through the Scalia Law School or accelerated master's programs at Mason. 

Mason offers many Accelerated Master's Programs that allow students to earn a bachelor's and master's degrees in as little as 5 years. Click here to learn more about the different degree programs. 

Opportunities

All students have opportunities to

  • conduct independent research
  • engage in globally-related activities through coursework and language study at Mason and abroad
  • participate in many forms of public service
  • prepare for their future careers through internships, career-focused minors and other college-to-career activities

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human rights law history politics and policy crime