Associate in Arts (Transfer)

A strong foundation in the liberal arts is good preparation for law school. Earning a Pre-Law Associate in Arts is a smart choice on the path to transferring to a bachelor's degree program and continuing on to law school.

support in the ICC Academic Support Center

Along with the general education curriculum, the ICC Pre-Law program includes additional courses in political science and history. Students should work closely with the ICC Transfer Center to ensure they are meeting the requirements for the institution to which transfer is intended.

A Quality Education

The Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) guarantees your ICC associate degree satisfies general education courses needed to transfer.

Get Involved

Network with other students through ICC student organizations including Rotaract, the Student Government Association, and Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.

Career Opportunities

Attorney, Judge, District Attorney, Paralegal, Contract Administrator, Public Defender


24 Months

if Full Time

4 Semesters
60 Total Credit Hours

What if I attend part-time?

Our Student Success Advisors help with an academic plan that works for you.



+ supplies & fees

Based on 2022-23

What financial assistance can I receive?

Find the plan right for you by connecting with our Financial Aid office.


15 Students

average per class

Small class sizes mean more individual attention and a higher rate of success.

View the College Catalog to see a complete list of classes for this program.

Meet Our Students and Alumni

Local Student Embraces His Indigenous Roots at ICC

The associate in arts curriculum provides students a broad foundation in history and political science, and prepares them well for their junior and senior year at a four-year institution.

Michelle Weghort, Dean – Business, Legal and Information Systems
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How Do I Get Into the Pre-Law Program?

The Pre-Law Associate degree is a good starting point on the path to attending law school. Connect with an Admissions representative to learn how.

  1. Complete our quick admissions application. It’s free and easy!
  2. Apply for financial aid (FAFSA).
  3. Apply for ICC Scholarships. Just 1 application for over 600 scholarships.
  4. High school courses in English, government, and social studies are beneficial.
  5. Involvement in speech or debate club is also helpful.

What Can I Expect As a Pre-Law Student?

How Am I Going to Manage This?


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