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
"The classes in my major focus on political science and international relations. This year, I'm studying language and culture in Japan."Trenton Woodcox, Law and Society, 2018 study abroad scholarship recipient

Learn more about Law and Society at Michigan Tech