Let’s face it: Socrates was the first attorney. And ever since, Philosophy has been a rigorous field of argumentation, critical analysis, reasoned articulation, and effective communication. Philosophy as a major provides the essential skills to succeed in the legal field.
Phil majors dominate the LSAT and Acceptance into law school: Philosophy Ranks 2nd!!!
Majors with the Highest Acceptance Rate Into Law School (2001)
- Biology (specialized)
- Chemistry & Gov’t Service
- Biology (general)
Law School track in Philosophy (some recommended courses):
Critical Thinking and Logic
Ethics: Business, Bio-Medical, Social, or Communication