Pre-LawRequirements for admission to law schools may vary. Students planning to enter law school may study at Illinois Central College and then transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor´s degree. Law schools generally favor a program of study in one of the established academic fields as the best preparation. A suggested sequence of courses is listed below. The pre-law student should carefully consider the recommended electives as well.
Associate in Arts (Transfer Program)
Total Credit Hours: 60
Select a course number below to see a course description.
Required General Education Courses
|ENGL 110||COMPOSITION I ||3|
|ENGL 111||COMPOSITION II  ||3|
|COMM 110||INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION: PRESENTATION AND THEORY ||3|
|ECON 110||PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS ||3|
|HIST 112||MODERN WORLD CIVILIZATIONS ||4|
|POLSC 115||AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT ||3|
|LIFE SCIENCE **||3 to 4|
|PHYSICAL SCIENCE *||4|
|HIST 202||AMERICAN HISTORY SINCE 1877 ||3|
|PHIL 111||LOGIC ||3|
|FINE ARTS *||3|
Required Program Courses
|ACCTG 120||FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING ||4|
|HIST 201||AMERICAN HISTORY TO 1877 ||3|
|POLSC 119||STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT ||3|
|POLSC 122||INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS ||3|
|POLSC 124||COMPARATIVE POLITICAL SYSTEMS ||3|
|APPROVED ELECTIVES ***||6|
* See specific requirements for Associate in Arts Degree.
** Recomended Life Science: BIOL 111 or 140.
*** Approved electives: POLSC 120; HIST 111, 219; ECON 111; GEOG 114; Foreign Language; PHIL 110, 115; PSY 110; SOC 110, 114, 210; COMM 112.
Students enrolled in the Associate in Arts degree program must meet with their assigned academic advisor to plan a specific course schedule meeting Illinois Central College and personal requirements in addition to requirements for the institution to which transfer is intended.
Recommended Course Sequence
|Fall Semester 1||ENGL 110; COMM 110; POLSC 115; HIST 201; Physical Science|
|Spring Semester 1||ENGL 111; ECON 110; POLSC 122 or POLSC 124; HIST 202; Life Science|
|Fall Semester 2||ACCTG 120; POLSC 119; Mathematics; Fine Arts; Elective|
|Spring Semester 2||PHIL 111; POLSC 122 or POLSC 124; HIST 112; Elective|
Program Contact Information
Business, Legal, and Information Systems Department
Technology Center, Room 205
Illinois Career Cluster
Education and Training