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Law and Society BA

Bachelor of Arts in Law and Society

Majoring in Law and Society provides you with an interdisciplinary liberal arts education focused on the relationship between societal issues, law and government, which will prepare you for a career in public service. By pursuing this Bachelor of Arts degree, you will come to understand the complex issues that affect American society and how they relate to the Constitution, as well as how various levels of government manage these issues responsibly. The Law and Society program is designed to develop sound individuals who understand the issues that affect American life. Within this degree, you can choose to enter either the government and judicial studies, human behavior and law or social theory and philosophy track.  

Industry Highlights

Pursuing a degree in Law and Society is an ideal major for those interested in the practices of institutions meant to create justice, law, human and civil rights, and related social structures.

Career Opportunities

  • Crime Statistician
  • Community Relations
  • Federal Agent
  • Police Officer
  • Nonprofit Worker
  • Paralegal
  • Research Assistant
  • Youth Counselor
  • Arbitrator
     

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of this program because it is one of the few offered in the Southeast, along with nationally acclaimed faculty that help guide them to success in the field.

NEWS:

Read More Armstrong To Host Discussion with “Mercy Street” Actor William Mark McCullough and Dr. Felicity Turner on Feb. 23

(February 21, 2017) – In “Presenting the Civil War: Women, Medicine and Hollywood on ‘Mercy Street’,” the two will discuss PBS Civil War drama, “Mercy Street,” produced by Ridley Scott. This event is free and open to the public.

Read More Free Start Strong, Start Now Minimester Registration Event on Feb. 17

(February 13, 2017) – Kick start your career in information technology, business economics, health science or another exciting field with this one-day registration event for new students. Complete an application, be admitted and sign up for the upcoming minimester all on the same day. All application fees will be waived for this event. Click through for additional details.

Read More Armstrong to Host A Moveable Feast Faculty Lecture on Jan. 26

(January 18, 2017) – Armstrong State University will host a free lecture by Comparative Literature Assistant Professor Hapsatou Wane and History Associate Professor Allison Scardino Belzer. In a lecture titled “Women in Conflict: Constructing Identity in the Twentieth Century During Dictatorship and War,” they will draw from distinct historical moments and settings to explore how women writers respond to political and military conflict.

Read More Armstrong State University Ranks #41 on U.S. News & World Report for 2017 Best Online Criminal Justice Programs

(January 10, 2016) – In a report published today, U.S.News & World Report ranks Armstrong State University #41 on the 2017 Best Online Criminal Justice Programs list. Armstrong is the only institution in Georgia to be included in the national rankings.

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