Pre-Law (Agricultural / Environmental)
A Pre-Law (Agricultural / Environmental) specialization is an innovative program of study custom-tailored to help you meet your interests within the field of agribusiness economics, while preparing you for the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT).
If you are looking at pursuing a law degree after successfully completing your Bachelor of Science degree in Agribusiness Economics, a faculty advisor will work one-on-one with you to develop an exciting program uniquely tailored to meet your needs.
What will I study?
Classes such as agribusiness management, finance, sales, marketing, agricultural law, commodity futures and managerial decision-making provide students with a solid foundation.
Other challenging classes in economic analysis, statistics, price analysis and applied policy analysis provide students with the background and skills necessary for effective decision-making and dealing with contemporary societal issues.
Success in application to law school and in taking the LSAT depends on a student's analytical reasoning abilities, reading comprehension, skills in logical reasoning and argument and abilities in oral and written communication.
These are skills that will be developed and nurtured through your study of Agribusiness Economics at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Typical degree program
Here’s an example of a typical four-year undergraduate degree program in Agribusiness Economics with a Pre-Law (Agricultural / Environmental) specialization.