Apr 04, 2020  
2019 Siena Heights University Catalog 
  
2019 Siena Heights University Catalog

Pre-Law Program


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Siena Heights University recognizes that there is no one correct pre-law preparation. The curriculum presented will prepare students with the skills necessary for law school: reading, writing, reasoning, critical thinking, verbal communication, problem solving, and breadth of experience and knowledge.

Siena Heights University’s pre-law curriculum consists of a core sequence of courses considered by the university to be most appropriate for students planning to enter law school. The additional list of highly recommended courses will complement a student’s breadth of education and, therefore, increase the chances of successfully entering law school.

Students must complete an academic major and although any major is possible, the following are particularly recommended:

Accounting
Business Administration
Criminal Justice
English
History
Mathematics
Philosophy
Psychology
Social Science

Internships or cooperative work experiences can be arranged through the Career Services Office. Outside speakers will be on-campus to discuss law school preparation, entrance, and survival, as well as career possibilities in law. Special pre-law advisors and our Philosophy department faculty will assist students in counseling and advising.

Siena Heights has an articulation agreement with the University of Detroit Mercy Law School providing up to five seats per year to Siena graduates with a 3.2 cumulative g.p.a. and a LSAT score in the top fiftieth percentile.

Pre-Law Curriculum


Required courses may also count toward majors, minors, and university core requirements. Upon completion of the Pre-Law Program and receipt of a baccalaureate degree, the student’s transcript will note that the Pre-Law Curriculum of 40 credit hours has been completed.

Required Courses for Pre-Law Curriculum


Total for Pre-Law Curriculum: 40 Credit Hours


Highly Recommended Courses


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