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Pre-Law

Our Pre-Law graduates intern at the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Senate, U.S. Attorney’s office, Iowa Attorney General, Iowa legislature, and top law firms. They go on to successful careers in legal, business, and policy fields.

What majors are a good fit for Pre-Law students?

Great preparation for law school can be found in majors like HistoryPolitical ScienceEconomics and Philosophy. As a Pre-Law student, you can even double-major in two fields!

What courses are suggested for Pre-Law students?

Courses will vary based on your interests or specialization.

  • Phil 110 Introduction to Logic
  • Econ 100 Principles of Economics
  • Acct 201 Introduction to Accounting
  • Mgmt 231 Business Law and Business Ethics I

Every other May term, Simpson students travel to D.C. to experience the capital firsthand. Here we wait to enter the U.S. Supreme Court to watch Justices make a ruling.

2 of the following:

  • Hist 201 US History to 1877
  • Hist 202 US History Since 1877
  • CJ 220 Criminal Justice Systems
  • Comm 301 Media Law & Ethics

2 of the following:

  • PoSc 101 American Government
  • PoSc 315 The Supreme Court and the Constitution
  • PoSc 325 The Supreme Court and Civil Liberties
  • PoSc 358 Constitutional History of the U.S