Welcome to the Department of Legal Studies at the University of Central Florida.

The department is housed in the College of Community Innovation and Education and is located on the university’s Orlando campus in the Health and Public Affairs I building (right). In addition, we offer a full range of Web-based courses and participates in the university’s honors, service-learning and internship programs.

The department currently has 17 full-time faculty members and employs a number of outstanding adjuncts drawn from Central Florida's professional community. To complement the faculty, we have several support staff members, including an office manager and a professional advisor. In fall 2018, enrollment in our bachelor’s degree programs exceeded 770 majors with 220 students pursuing minors. We accommodate these students by offering a full range of classes around the clock and throughout the region.

Legal Studies Programs

For those interested in legal studies, the department’s offers bachelor’s degree programs leading to either a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and an undergraduate minor. We also offer undergraduates a dynamic internship that places students in a wide variety of public and private sector law-related organizations.

Center for Law and Policy

The department also houses the Center for Law and Policy, which develops, shares and promotes innovative ideas that advance the legal field and benefit the broader community.