This website has been prepared to provide students with general information on pre-law studies at Fort Lewis College, along with cross-references to sources that prospective students, enrolled students, and alumni/ae of Fort Lewis College may wish to consult. Students from any Fort Lewis College major degree program may pursue the Pre-Law Minor.
The Fort Lewis College Pre-Law Minor provides students with the opportunity to study a broad range of law-related courses and to acquire and hone skills essential to successful completion of a law degree. Although the Pre-Law Minor is especially suited for students interested in law school, it is designed to help prepare students for success in any law-related career and to stimulate intellectual interest in the vital questions posed by the study of law.
While successful completion of the Pre-Law Minor does not guarantee admission to law school, many Pre-Law students gain admittance to excellent law schools all over the country. Moreover, completion of the Pre-Law Minor is not a prerequisite for admission to law school. Nevertheless, there are many excellent reasons to pursue a pre-law minor. See “Why Pre-Law?” and "Is Law for Me?"