The Department of Legal Studies at the University of Central Florida provides excellence in teaching, research and service related to the law and legal community. Dedicated to its students, the faculty delivers outstanding instruction at the undergraduate level, incorporating learning, service and inquiry. By actively developing meaningful partnerships, it provides exemplary service to the university and the broader professional and academic community.

Are you a full-time student? Do you work during the day? Are you a parent? Are you active duty? The Department of Legal Studies program is designed to work with any schedule by offering a variety of online, mixed-mode, and face-to-face courses . You can even complete your entire degree online!

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UCF Downtown

Beginning in August 2019, the Department of Legal Studies will hold undergraduate and minor programs at the new downtown campus. UCF Downtown will provide innovative education for high-demand fields that integrate with industry and place thousands of students within walking distance of the Orange County Courthouse, Florida Department of Law Enforcement, FAMU College of Law and many other jobs and internships.

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UCF Department of Legal Studies Hosts Renowned National Scientist

UCF Department of Legal Studies Hosts Renowned National Scientist

The Department of Legal Studies at UCF was proud and honored to host renowned national scientist Dr. Peter L. Platteborze for a visit to the ...

Legal Research Provides Practical Guide for Airports to Navigate Rise in Civilian-Operated Drones

Legal Research Provides Practical Guide for Airports to Navigate Rise in Civilian-Operated Drones

Hobbyist and commercial drone sales are projected to rise from 2.5 million in 2016 to 7 million in 2020, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. ...

UCF Undergraduates Publish New Law Journal

UCF Undergraduates Publish New Law Journal

A new law journal written, edited and published by undergraduate students at UCF is now available and will be distributed to law offices across Central ...

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In addition to staying connected on social media, students that declare a Legal Studies major or minor will have access to Advisor on Demand (AOD). AOD will appear on your Webcourses dashboard and contains information, job postings, FAQ’s, and announcements!