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What Does Pre-Law Mean For You?
Pre-law at Baylor is a pre-professional program rather than a major, and there are no required courses. So what does it really mean to be pre-law at Baylor?
It means to take intentional steps to prepare yourself (1) to make an informed decision about entering the legal profession; (2) to succeed in the academic rigors of law school; and (3) gain admission to excellent law schools. Baylor Pre-Law is here to help you accomplish each of those objectives.
Located in Sid Richardson in CASE (Center for Academic Success and Engagement), Baylor Pre-Law provides advising, programming, and resources to students of all majors and minors who are considering a career in law.
If you are considering applying to law school, make sure you have added the pre-law designation to your academic record. Adding the pre-law declaration is important because it identifies you as pre-law to your advisors and ensures that you will get important information about law-school preparation. How do you add it? Contact your academic advisor. After the first 24 Baylor credit hours, please remember to keep your Baylor GPA at a 3.2 or above to keep the pre-law designation on your academic record.
If you are uncertain whether you want to go to law school or fall below a 3.2 after 24 Baylor credit hours, you can be pre-law interest at Baylor and still receive advising from Baylor Pre-Law.
There are also various pre-law tracks offered within the different departments and degree programs.
All pre-law students are encouraged to meet with Baylor Pre-Law office regularly and at least once a year. Check Navigate to make appointments with Baylor Pre-Law or contact the office directly at email@example.com or 254-710-8919 with any questions.