Interested in a career in Law?
Our Pre-Law Advising program offers assistance for students pursuing careers in law. Some popular areas of expertise for students pursuing law degrees include Family Law, Criminal Law and Business Law. Lawyers are also needed in virtually every business area to assist in the interpretation of rules and regulations. Graduates of our program have been admitted to many prestigious law schools, including Columbia, University of Texas at Austin, Georgetown, Baylor, Texas Tech and Harvard.
What Can You Do With a Political Science Degree?
- <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “With the help of our pre-law advisor, Dr. Tony Bartl, we have a 90% acceptance rate into law school after we graduate with our undergrad degree. I know I will be fully prepared for the LSAT and my future classes.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Kristen Kilpatrick</strong>, Class of 2022, Political Science</p> </blockquote>
- <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “My favorite class at Angelo State has been Urban Problems and Public Policy. I got an amazing insight into the problems that affect our communities and how policy can play a role in solving them. Dr. Matthew Gritter is one of the best professors I’ve ever had.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Kristen Kilpatrick</strong>, Class of 2022, Political Science</p> </blockquote>
Gain valuable real-world experience through access to local representatives, class visits to the state legislature, and internships with local, state and U.S. government officials, as well as other professionals in a wide variety of career fields. You can also attend campus, regional and national seminars and conferences.
Travel the World
Broaden your worldview of the governments, justice systems, societies and cultures of other countries through a variety of summer study abroad programs.
We have a variety of student organizations that you can join for networking and professional development. Our groups include the Student Government Association, Young Democrats and College Republicans, plus chapters of the Pi Sigma Alpha national political science honor society and the Pi Gamma Mu social science honor society. All our organizations allow you to connect with faculty and other students.
Committed to Your Success
Our Freshman College is a one-stop resource for programs and services that help you transition into college life, improve your communication skills, and engage in active learning. You can also get academic help in the Math Lab and Writing Center, receive peer mentoring and tutoring through Supplemental Instruction, or set up online tutoring sessions.