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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.