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
Core Courses
Select two of the following core courses:6
Const Law II:Gov Pwr/St-Fed Rl
Const Law I:Civ Rights& Librts
Philosophy of Law
Select one of the following Law-Related Skills courses:3
Critical Thinking (must be writing enhanced)
Introduction to Contemporary Logic
American Political Thought
Select three of the following Substantive Legal Content courses, one from each of three academic disciplines: 19
Criminal Justice:
Comparative Crimnl Jstc System
White Collar Crime
Law And Society
Legal Aspects Of Corrections
Constitutnl Issues In Law Enfr
General Business:
Business Law
Human Resources Mgt Law
Real Estate Law
International Business Law
Black Civil Rights Movement
Mass Communications:
Mass Media Law And Ethics
Political Science:
Judicial Systems
The Congress and Legislatures
Victims Rights Politics & Plcy
International Law & Org
International Human Rights
Psychology And The Law
Total Hours18