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Pre-Law Courses

Auburn University offers more than 35 courses in which pre-law students may enroll as a component of their major course of study. Courses are open to students from any major. Students in all majors may participate in internships with judges and law firms for academic credit.

Consult with your academic advisor as to prerequisites and class standing requirements for these courses before registration.

College of Liberal Arts

Political Science

  • POLI 2300 Introduction to the Legal Profession
  • POLI 3300 Law and Society
  • POLI 3320 Judicial Process
  • POLI 3330 Mock Trial Competition Course
  • POLI 3340 Intro to Conflict Resolution
  • POLI 3360 Federal Jurisdiction
  • POLI 3350 Controversies in Constitutional Law
  • POLI 3370 Federal Indian Law
  • POLI 3380 Evidence and Legal Reasoning
  • POLI 4000 Trial Advocacy
  • POLI 4010 Constitutional Law: Government Powers
  • POLI 4020 Constitutional Law: Civil Liberties
  • POLI 4030 Civil Rights
  • POLI 4040 Constitutional Law: Civil Rights
  • POLI 4920 Internship
  • POLI 5170 Election Law
  • POLI 5180 Administrative Law
  • POLI 5340 Theory & Practice of Mediation
  • POLI 5570 Issues in Public Law and Conflict Resolution (course content varies)

Communication and Journalism

  • COMM 3100 Advanced Public Speaking
  • COMM 3110 Persuasion
  • COMM 3300 Communication and Conflict
  • COMM 4700 Legal Communication
  • CMJN 4000 Mass Media Law and Regulations

Philosophy

  • PHIL 1010/1017 Intro to Logic
  • PHIL 3110 Symbolic Logic
  • PHIL 3640 Philosophy of Law

Anthropology

  • ANTH 4300 Anthropology of Law

Aviation Management

  • AVMG 5090 Aviation Law and Policy

Economics

  • ECON 3100 Law and Economics

English

  • ENGL 3020 Writing in Law and Justice
  • ENGL 4150 Topics in Language Study

Health Administration

  • HADM 3700 Health Law

History

  • HIST 5970/6970 Special Topics in History
  • HIST 3540  Issues in Technology and Culture

Sociology

  • SOCY 5200 Sociology of Law

 

College of Agriculture

  • AGEC 4070 Agricultural Law

 

College of Architecture, Design and Construction

  • BSCI 4850 Construction Law and Risk Management

 

College of Business

  • ACCT 2700 Business Law

 

College of Engineering

  • CIVL 5480 Legal Aspects of Civil Engineering

 

School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences

  • FORY 5540/5543 Environmental Law
  • FORY 5550/5553 Property Law

 

Check the AU Bulletin for information regarding how these courses may contribute to your major or minor.