Undergraduate Admissions

Law and Society

Law and society students conducting a meeting.

The Law and Society concentration at Michigan Tech trains you to analyze the legal, political, and economic aspects of societal issues and use evidence-based arguments to develop your own positions. You develop analytical communications skills that prepare you for a wide spectrum of potential careers in public, private, and social sectors. You'll be ready for jobs in government, business, or non-profit fields—and have a strong foundation for law school or graduate school. You'll earn a BS in social sciences with a concentration in law and society.

Get hands-on experience like:

  • Spend a summer interning at the US Department of Commerce International Trade Administration in Washington, DC.
  • Become a published author on net neutrality laws.
  • Participate in a competitive mock trial program. Two teams present all aspects of a regular trial, including opening statements, direct and cross-examinations, and closing arguments.
  • Study comparative health systems in Amsterdam.
  • Travel to law schools around the country with the Law Club.

Create the Future with Careers In:

  • Law
  • Intelligence Analysis
  • Social Work
  • Journalism
  • Public Policy Analysis

Take Courses Like:

  • Constitutional Law
  • Comparative Politics
  • Environmental Policy and Politics
  • Cyber-Law and Policy
  • History of Social Thought

Learn more about Law and Society at Michigan Tech