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.
Recommended 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|
Recommended 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.
** Recommended 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
General Bachelor Degree Transfer Options
Transfer agreements formalize the transfer process from ICC to other colleges and universities. For additional transfer information, including information on transfer partnerships and transfer guides: