A background in law can complement nearly any major you choose, as law affects every business and social process in one way or another. Legal studies, combined with course work in nearly any other field, will provide valuable experience for your future career. If law school is on your path after graduation, a legal studies minor will give you a preliminary understanding of the concepts that form the foundation for a successful graduate career.
Put Your Degree to Work
A wide variety of careers benefit from a knowledge of law. These include, but are not limited to, entrepreneurs, financial specialists, health care administrators, insurance sales agents, journalists, politicians, social workers, and school administrators.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics sample data
|Job||Median Pay||Job Growth through 2022|
|Paralegal/legal assistant||$46,990 per year||17% (46,200 more jobs)|
|Public relations specialist||$54,170 per year||12% (27,400 more jobs)|
|Insurance sales agent||$48,150 per year||10% (45,900 more jobs)|