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Ohio University Majors

History—Prelaw Major


Program Overview

History's emphasis on reading and interpreting evidence, appreciating context, and writing makes it an ideal major for students preparing for law school.  The specific intra- and extra-departmental requirements of our program have been tailored to provide the knowledge base, intellectual rigor, and academic skills necessary to prepare you for law school and a legal career.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Students who study History - Prelaw at Ohio University have been admitted to top law programs nationwide and within Ohio.  For those interested in pursuing a career upon graduation, history majors have gone on to successful careers in business, government service, publishing, teaching, consulting, medicine, law, and museum work. Several recent generous donations given to the department by former students further testify to the fact that pursuing a degree in history at Ohio University can lead to future success.

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Academic Catalog

The academic catalog provides additional information about curriculum and courses for this major.
Academic catalog

Program Details

Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Code: BA4214

Contact

College of Arts and Sciences 
History Department
Bentley Annex 452
Phone: 740.593.4334
Fax: 740.593.0259
History.Department@ohio.edu
http://www.ohio.edu/history

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