Considering a career in law? Or want to understand how the law impacts other fields such as business?
Florida Southern’s pre-law minor gives you a solid foundation and practical experience in the law and our legal system making this program ideal preparation for law school and nearly any career path.
Top Reasons to Study Pre-Law at FSC
FSC's ongoing relationships with local firms, government agencies, legislators, and judges guarantees you'll get a firsthand look at practicing law.
Our various speaker series bring together members of the legal community, professionals, and students for meaningful discussions about legal issues.
You'll build strong analytic and communication skills.
Our low-cost prep course ensures you'll be ready to sit for the LSAT.
FSC's distinguished affiliation with The Washington Center enables you to gain experiences only available through living, studying, and working in our Nation’s Capital.
Engaged Learning in the Classroom
The core of our program is The Law and The Courts, an integrated course that combines in-depth study of the legal system with engagement with lawyers, judges, court officials, and legislators.
Through courses in everything from financial accounting to public speaking, you’ll develop the analytic and communication skills every lawyer needs. Beyond the classroom, however, you’ll gain real-world experience of the law firsthand through an internship with a firm. You’ll also complete courses in logic that prepare you for the all-important LSAT.
A variety of area firms and the Polk County Public Defender’s Office regularly hire FSC students as interns. These include:
Peterson, Myers, PA
Clements and Wallace, Elder Law
Miller, Crosby and Miller, PA
Lilly, O’Toole and Brown, LLP
Smith, Feddler, Smith and Miles, PA
Our students also intern with local judges, research firms, and insurance companies that require legal research.
Clubs & Organizations
FSC sponsors chapters of both Pi Alpha Delta and Pi Sigma Alpha, honorary societies for law and political science, respectively.