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!

Don't let life hold you back from getting your degree.

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.

New Courses

Fall 2018
Get ready to put your best foot forward in this new fall course.
PLA 4705.0001 (92733)
Fall 2018
How law and legal systems impact and influence the military.
PLA 4022.0W61 (83687)
Fall 2018
How are emotions involved in the legal system, and should they be involved at all?
PLA 4022.0002 (91081)
Fall 2018
Individual Liberties and the Law
PLA 4022.0004 (92148)
Fall 2018
The death penalty: should it live or die?
PLA 4022.0M01 (83654)
Fall 2018
How are emotions involved in the legal system, and should they be involved at all?
PLA 4022.0002 (91081)

In the News

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 ...

Law Enforcement Officers from Mexico Visit UCF

Law Enforcement Officers from Mexico Visit UCF

The Department of Legal Studies was honored to receive police officers from six Mexican states April 17. The visit was a result of collaboration between ...

Fighting the Dark Hearts: UCF Faculty, Alumni Combat Human Trafficking

Fighting the Dark Hearts: UCF Faculty, Alumni Combat Human Trafficking

UCF Alumni announced the recipients of its fourth annual 30 Under 30 Awards on March 30. This year’s class includes marketing and communications professionals, entrepreneurs, ...

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Let's Get Social

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!