Learn from experienced faculty within the law and values program.
The law and values program prepares you for work in government, politics, law, nonprofit, and business. Or you can choose to attend graduate school to study law, policy, or related fields.
What You’ll Learn
As a law and values major, you’ll engage in questions of law, policy, and the common good.
By studying law and values at Luther, you’ll:
- Develop a better understanding of the way various political and economic systems interact
- Recognize the way different types of institutions lead to different types of societies
- Examine the sources of human value systems by considering, assessing, and defending ways to define a “good” society
- Evaluate the laws, policies, and other social forces that shape political and economic institutions
- Exhibit skills of effective leadership and decision-making by analyzing complex problems through a multidisciplinary lens
- Compose sound and persuasive arguments about contemporary social issues
- Effectively communicate well-formulated solutions
Careers and Outcomes
As a law and values major, you’ll be ready for:
- Law school (see Luther’s pre-law program)
- Graduate programs in public policy and similar fields
- A career in business, civil service, or the nonprofit sector
Studying law and values empowers you. By putting law in a larger social and ethical context, Luther’s law and values major prepares you for a life of leadership, policy, public service, law, business, and more.