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.

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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 August 26, 2019, the Department of Legal Studies will hold undergraduate and minor programs at the new downtown campus. UCF Downtown provides 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 Camp for High School Students Inspires Future Legal Professionals

UCF Camp for High School Students Inspires Future Legal Professionals

UCF Legal Studies developed a weeklong camp to introduce youth from Jones, Evans and Boone high schools to careers in law. ...

Intersections of Law and Evolutionary Psychology

Intersections of Law and Evolutionary Psychology

When Carlton Patrick read about biology’s application to the way we think about human psychology and behavior, it totally changed how this assistant professor of ...

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 ...

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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!