The pre-professional interest track for law is not a major in which a degree can be earned but rather a course of study designed to strengthen the student's candidacy for law school.
Graduates have attended law school at institutions including:
- The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- Duke University
- Wake Forest University
- Western Michigan University–Cooley Law School
- Catholic University of America
- University of South Carolina
- Syracuse University
- Vanderbilt University
- Suffolk University
- Washington and Lee University
UNCG alumni have held positions including:
- Attorney, U.S. Department of Labor
- Attorney, city of Baltimore, Md.
- District court judge, state of North Carolina
- Counsel, Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., Brooksville, Md.
- Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, Roanoke, Va.
- Prosecuting attorney, Nassau County, Fla.
- Criminal investigation division chief, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Indianapolis, Ind.
- Criminal magistrate, Guilford County (N.C.) Schools
The Student Experience
- The expertise of members of the UNCG pre-law advisory committee in designing a comprehensive plan of study is intended to maximize the likelihood of your gaining admission to the law school of your choice.
- Guidance choosing an academically rigorous major will encourage the competencies that law school admission committees seek, including communication skills; critical, creative, and reflective thinking skills; and a developed understanding of American institutions and values.
- Choose course work in the areas of philosophical, religious, and ethical principles (GPR) and reasoning and discourse (GRD). Courses in these areas are offered by departments including:
- Communication Studies
- Political Science
- Religious Studies
Admission to law school depends on a high GPA and strong scores on the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT).
Eloise Hassell, Management
Christopher Hodgkins, English
Thomas Jackson, History
Susan Johnson, Political Science
Cindy Brooks Dollar, Sociology