Pre-Law, B.A.

The Pre-Law program of study provides students with the skills necessary for law school admission and success. Pre-Law is an interdisciplinary program of study. The major develops effective verbal and written communication skills, promotes analytical thinking, and offers broad exposure to history, philosophy, politics and law.

School of Liberal Arts & Sciences

West Palm Beach



Specifically, the curriculum immerses students in the study of American constitutionalism, Christian ideas about law and government, and the historical development of the rule of law. The program’s goal is for students to develop a Christian worldview to carry into law school and the legal profession. The Pre-Law program provides a strong interdisciplinary approach to the “examined life of intellectual, spiritual and civic richness,” which will serve them in any future profession and in their growth as individuals.

What Can I Do With This Degree?

  • Law school
  • Politician’s assistant
  • Public affairs consultant

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Program Details

As a student in the School of Arts & Sciences, you’ll find a rich array of programs—from creative writing and philosophy to mathematics and the sciences—all of which are delivered with a Christian worldview. And you’ll discover opportunities that could include studying marine wildlife in the Galapagos, the Atlantic or the Everglades; interning at a Fortune 500 company; or exploring the ancient architecture of Rome. On any given day as a student in the School of Arts & Sciences you may find yourself:
  • Presenting research at a national psychology conference
  • Analyzing polling data as an intern for a candidate for Congress
  • Studying sea turtles in the Atlantic
  • Participating in exciting educational tripsincluding to the Galapagos or the Everglades.
  • Supporting the computer network for one of West Palm Beach’s Fortune 500 companies
  • Analyzing DNA
  • Publishing a story in PBA’s literary journal Living Waters Review
  • Walking the stages of London’s renowned theatres
  • Enhancing your knowledge and skills through clubs and organizations, like the Mathematics Club or the Marine Biology Club

At Palm Beach Atlantic University, you will have access to The LeMieux Center for Public Policy, an interdisciplinary center of excellence consistent with Palm Beach Atlantic University’s purpose and mission and supported by its location.

Learn more about your classes and requirements in the course catalog.

PBA awards over three million dollars in scholarships every year and 97% of PBA undergraduate students receive financial aid.

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