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Interdisciplinary Studies Major for Pre-Law


The Interdisciplinary Studies in Pre-Law major draws on a range of disciplines—including Political Science, Criminal Justice, Sociology, Speech, and Philosophy—to build a well-rounded and flexible skillset that will prepare you for Law School and a legal career. The program provides real-world learning opportunities through Moot Court and political internships.

In This Program

You will:

  • Take command of your professional goals with a program designed for a career in law.
  • Apply your skills and knowledge in real-world settings through internships and Moot Court competitions.
  • Learn to use different disciplinary methods strategically to address real world issues in innovative ways.

Career Opportunities  

  • The program prepares you with the skills and knowledge needed to be successful in Law School and a legal career.
  • Success in the today’s rapidly changing workplace requires individual initiative, flexible thinking, and an ability to define one’s own professional goals; the Pre-Law program challenges students see how different disciplines contribute to a well-rounded approach to legal studies and careers.

Experiential Opportunities 

  • Political Science Internships locally or nationally, including Washington D.C.
  • The Fitchburg State Moot Court team at competes nationally against other universities.
  • Model U.N.

Requirements and Curriculum 

IDIS for Pre-Law, B.A.
IDIS for Pre-Law, B.S.

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