American Studies or Political Science majors are excellent undergraduate pathways to various careers in legal studies or politics. These programs provide a key knowledgebase for students who wish to apply to law school.

There are a variety of resources and opportunities for students considering a career in law. 
Students at OSU-Cascades work with their major advisor in partnership with the OSU Pre-Law Advisor, and the OSU-Cascades Career Development Center to create their plans and pathway to apply to law school.

Choosing a Law School

Choosing a Type of Law Program

The most common Law Program students pursue is a Juris Doctorate (JD) however, there are other programs that students may be interested based on their career and practice goals.

Choosing a Law Program

Applying to Law-School

General Resources for Pre-Law Students