The legal studies undergraduate program at UCF offers students the opportunity to investigate many questions essential to an understanding of the legal system and the role of attorneys and legal assistants. All faculty members have law degrees and have experience as practitioners. As a professional program, legal studies incorporates a liberal arts orientation in its own courses and requires that students take supporting courses from other programs.

B.A./B.S. Option

Students who have completed two years of high school qualify for the Bachelor of Science (B.S.). Students who have completed one year of foreign language in college qualify for the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.). Alternatively, students pursuing the B.A. can demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language equivalent to one year in college through the University Testing Center.

Program of Study for Students Admitted Prior to Summer 2018

As part of the legal studies undergraduate program of study, students will be required to take classes in such subjects as:

  • Law and the Legal System
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing
  • Civil Practice and Procedure
  • Property and Real Estate Law
  • Professional Ethics and Liability
  • Capstone

Students will be able to select several supporting courses, or electives, based on the guidance of their faculty advisor. These electives may be selected from any department or program so long as they are relevant to legal studies.

View BA and BS Program Information 

The official program of study for the bachelor’s degree in legal studies is available in the UCF Undergraduate Catalog.

Program of Study for Students Admitted Summer 2018 & Forward

As part of the legal studies undergraduate program of study, students will be required to take classes in such subjects as:

  • Law and the Legal System
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing
  • Professionalism
  • Capstone/Internship

Students will be able to select several supporting courses, or electives, based on the guidance of their faculty advisor. These electives may be selected from any department or program so long as they are relevant to legal studies.

View BA and BS Program Information 

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