Law and Society Area Studies Certificate: CertDepartment: Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology Department
College: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
The certificate program helps students supplement their individual majors with increased perspectives of the relationship between law and society. It provides solid preparation for students interested in law school, public administration, counseling, or law enforcement-related careers.
This certificate consists of coursework from several areas, including sociology, political science, social work, management, and more. Students take courses from at least three different disciplines, giving them multiple perspectives on law-related issues. Courses cover subjects such as social and business ethics, constitutional law and theory, criminology, justice, and more.
The certificate program helps students supplement their individual majors with increased perspectives of the relationship between law and society. It provides solid preparation for law school and other graduate programs. Career options available to students depend on their individual major, but the knowledge and skills developed in the program prepare students for a variety of careers related to public administration, law enforcement, counseling, and more.
Career Services provides counseling and information on hundreds of job and internship opportunities and even helps students apply and interview.
Select degrees and programs are not available at all Utah State University locations. Please contact a Statewide Campuses advisor to verify program availability.If you are intending to complete this program online outside the state of Utah, please review our state authorizations to see if this program is offered in your state.