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 3334Judicial Systems3
POLS 4334Const Law I:Civ Rights& Librts3
POLS 4335Const Law II:Gov Pwr/St-Fed Rl3
Prescribed Electives
Select one of the following Law-Related Skills courses:3
Argument and Persuasion
Critical Thinking (must be writing enhanced)
Introduction to Contemporary Logic
Select two of the following Substantive Legal Content courses:6
Political Science:
Victims Rights Politics & Plcy
Contemporary Political Theory
International Law & Org
International Human Rights
Problems in Political Science 1
Criminal Justice:
Law And Society
Legal Aspects Of Corrections
Constitutnl Issues In Law Enfr
General Business:
Entrepreneurial Law
Business Law
Human Resources Mgt Law
Real Estate Law
International Business Law
Black Civil Rights Movement
Sport Law
Security Studies:
Law and Ethics in Homeland Sec
Philosophy of Law
Psychology And The Law
Total Hours18

Students may use POLS 4081 to fulfill an elective requirement when the course topic is pertinent to the Minor in Legal Studies.