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Pre Law Minor

The Pre Law Minor at BC gives you the foundational knowledge and critical thinking abilities that are essential to success in the field of law. This program is specifically designed for students who are interested in attending law school after completing their degree at Brevard College.


With a Brevard pre-law background, you’ll be prepared to accept the challenges of any graduate law program. Our professors are committed to preparing you for law school and the professional world through engaged classes, one-on-one mentoring, and real-life experiences.


Explore your interests and gain the direct experience you need to succeed in and out of the classroom. Have the opportunity to research topics and analyze case studies. Master the elements of legal practice that will not only help you in your career, but also prepare you to know what to look for in a law school post graduation. Students at BC graduate ready and prepared to accomplish their academic and professional goals.


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What you'll experience in the Pre Law Minor

  • Work with your personal academic advisor to tailor your academic journey to best fit your individual interests and passions.
  • Hone in your communication skills. Develop a valuable toolkit of knowledge and experience in the research, writing, and analysis of legal documents.  
  • Gain twofold benefits: not only does the Pre Law Minor familiarize you with the fundamentals to prepare for life as a successful law student, but also prepares you to make an informed decision regarding your future career and school choices.
  • Participate in annual debate tournaments on campus, or work on a local or regional political campaign.
  • Run for and serve in Brevard’s Student Government Association.
  • Explore internships with local government and law facilities.
  • Complete an internship or teaching assistantship during your junior year.


Brevard offers a Pre-Law Minor. Graduates of Brevard majoring in Criminal Justice, English, Environmental Studies, History, and Philosophy & Religion have found the minor helpful in gaining entrance to law schools.

Career Opportunities

  • Lawyer
  • Paralegal Assistant
  • Legal Assistant
  • Human Resources Representative
  • Compliance Officer
  • Accountant
  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Mediator
  • Law Librarian
  • Government Relations Officer

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