Legal Studies : Overview

Office of Interdisciplinary Degree Programs

Contact Information

College of Arts and Sciences
203 Clemens Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-4670

Phone: 716.645.2245 x0
Fax: 716.645.3640
Web Address:
Lee Dryden

University at Buffalo Law School

Contact Information

School of Law
304 OBrian Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: 716.645.2060
Fax: 716.645.6378
Web Address:


Legal Studies is one of six concentration areas in the Social Sciences Interdisciplinary major. The major is designed for students who are interested in studying the political, social and philosophical development of law and the legal process and in examining the law as an instrument of social order and a means of social change. The major has an academic rather than vocational emphasis. For more information please see the Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Degree Programs.

The University at Buffalo Law School is not directly affiliated with the Legal Studies concentration of the Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Programs. However, the Law School does offer undergraduate courses on the American legal system which students from across the disciplines find interesting, some of which are used in the Legal Studies curriculum.

Updated: 13 Nov 2012 06:01:32 EST