Law and Society

Law and Society

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.

Take courses like:

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

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.

Get a job like:

  • Attorney
  • Intelligence Analyst
  • Social Worker
  • Journalist
  • Public Policy Analyst