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Economics students preparing for law school may choose from a broad menu of courses. Pre-law students might find special value in Econ 2100 on unions if interested in labor law, Econ 3300 financial instruments and markets if interested in corporate law, Econ 3200 public finance if interested in tax law, or Econ 4210 law and economics if interested in the economic analysis of the common law of property, contracts, torts, and crime. Introductory courses in accounting (FinEc 1600) and finance (FinEc 2700) may be helpful in law school. In addition to taking courses in political science and history, pre-law students should attempt to develop strong writing and oral communication skills. Courses that develop such skills, for example seminars, are highly recommended. For more information, please see the Pre-Law website.


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