BABA General Studies Specialization: Pre-Law

The Pre-Law (law) area of specialization allows students interested in the study of law to get a strong foundation in business while strengthening their critical thinking, analytical, writing, and communication skills. There are no specific prerequisites or majors required when applying to law school. However, there are a number of skills that can help prepare a student for success in law. All students considering a pre-law track should review the pre-law advising website for additional information on admission requirements specific to each program and school. For career information visit the UF Career Connections Center.


Complete a minimum of four courses totaling 12 credit hours at the 3000-4000 level with a minimum 2.0 GPA. Be sure to refer to the catalog for any prerequisite requirements. Visit the Undergraduate Catalog Courses page to find more details for each course.

Analytical and Critical Thinking
  • ANT 4930 Sources of Law in Amazonia
  • PHI 3130 Symbolic Logic
  • PHI 3300 Theory of Knowledge
  • PHI 3650 Moral Philosophy
  • POS 3603 / AFA 3930 American Constitutional Law
  • POS 3606 / AFA 3930 American Civil Liberties
  • POS 4624 / AFA 3930 Race, Law and the Constitution
  • POS 4931 / EUS 4930 Philosophy of Law
  • POS 4931 Women of Color and the Law
  • POS 4931 Election Law and Voting Rights
  • POS 4931 / EUS 4944 EU Regulatory Law and Politics
Writing and Communication Skills
  • IDS 4930 Law and Literature
  • SPC 3331 Nonverbal Communication
  • SPC 3513 Argumentation
  • SPC 3602 Advanced Public Speaking
  • SPC 4710 Patterns of Intercultural Communication
  • ENC 3312 Advanced Argumentative Writing
  • ENC 3465 Writing in the Law
  • CJL 3038 Law and Society
  • Other 3000-4000 level CCJ or CJL

For some of the courses listed above, BABA students may need to wait until after advanced registration to register for these courses.

Contact Information

If you have questions regarding:

  • The curriculum requirements for this track within the BABA major.
    • Please see a business advisor in 333 Heavener.
  • Prerequisite issues for any of the listed courses.
    • Please speak with the academic department that offers the respective course.
  • The field of law or the law school application process.