There is no specific major that is needed for a student to attend law school. The American Bar Association recommends that the best preparation for law school is to take challenging courses in a variety of disciplines. Lawyers advise that you take courses that will promote writing, speaking, and critical thinking skills.
Those courses can be found in a variety of disciplines, and the key advice for students in pre-law is that they should consult with the pre-law advisor about how to construct a personal curriculum that develops the skills and competencies necessary for success in law school. Taking courses marked as Writing Intensive (WI) is good preparation for law school.Information about admission to law schools is available from the websites of individual schools; from the website of the Official Guide to ABA-Approved Law schools at http://officialguide.lsac.org. Students should consult with the Pre-Law faculty advisor early in their college career to devise a curriculum that is best-suited for LSAT preparation and law school admittance.
Suggested major courses or elective courses include: