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Bachelor of Arts in Law & Society

Program Details

The online BA in Law & Society degree program from Pennsylvania State University provides students with knowledge of the law, legal principles, and legal systems and processes in the United States, as well as skills in logic, rhetoric, research, and legal writing. Students are able to develop their legal or law enforcement careers in a variety of organizations including nonprofit organizations, regulatory agencies, small businesses, public offices, and even the military. Courses cover topics such as:

  • Contemporary Legal Issues
  • The American Legal Process
  • Criminal Justice
  • Law and Society
  • Legal Ethics


  • Official high school transcripts or GED transcript
  • Official college or university transcripts, if applicable

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education