Minor in Legal Studies

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Minors in Legal Studies must complete 18 semester credit hours of required courses and electives. In keeping with the intent of a minor to broaden the student’s background knowledge, none of the courses taken by Legal Studies minors may be used to satisfy the requirement of any other major or minor.

Minor in Legal Studies
Required Courses
POLS 4334Const Law I:Civ Rights& Librts3
POLS 4335Const Law II:Gov Pwr/St-Fed Rl3
Select one of the following Law-Related Skills courses:3
Argument And Persuasion (must be writing enhanced)
Critical Thinking (must be writing enhanced)
Introduction to Contemporary Logic
Select three of the following Substantive Legal Content courses: 19
Criminal Justice:
Law And Society
Legal Aspects Of Corrections
Comparative Crimnl Jstc System
White Collar Crime
General Business:
Business Law
Human Resources Mgt Law
Real Estate Law
International Business Law
Mass Communications:
Mass Media Law And Ethics
Political Science:
Judicial Systems
Victims Rights Politics & Plcy
Environmental Policy
Psychology And The Law
Social Inequality
Gender And Inequality
Age And Inequality
Race/Ethnic Inequality
Total Hours18

Students may only take one course from a single department and two of the three courses must be writing enhanced.