Requirements

  • Minor in Legal Studies

    No major is currently available.

    Requirements for the Minor:

    At least 6 credits

    • Politics 260: Introduction to Legal Studies
    • 1 of the following courses:
      • Philosophy 156: Logic and Styles of Arguments
      • Communication 253: Argumentation and Advocacy
    • at least 4 additional courses, 2 of which must be at the 300-level – the 4 courses must be from 2 or more different departments
      • American Studies 200: Topics: Law and Literature
      • Communication 250: Classical Rhetorical Tradition
      • Communication 381: History and Theory of Freedom of Expression
      • Communication 387: Rhetoric of Law
      • Economics 345: Economics and Law
      • Environmental Studies 361: Environmental Law
      • Environmental Studies 388: Who Speaks for Nature?
      • History 239: History of Education in American Society
      • History 306: Civil Rights Movement
      • Philosophy 240: Philosophy of Law
      • Politics 261: American Constitutional Law
      • Politics 262: Jurisprudence: Philosophy of American Law
      • Politics 266: The Judiciary
      • Politics 267: Intro to Criminal Law & Procedure
      • Politics 268: Law, Medicine and Ethics
      • Politics 269: Testimony and Trials
      • Politics 318: Race and Criminal Justice in America
      • Politics 348: International Law
      • Politics 357: Justice and the Law
      • Politics 361: The First Amendment
      • Politics 363: The Fourteenth Amendment
      • Politics 365: Civil Liberties
      • Politics 369: Special Topics in Public Law: Federal Indian Law
      • Politics 484: Senior Seminar in American Politics and Law: Searches, Seizures, and Security
      • Psychology 430: Psychology and the Law
      • Sociology & Anthropology 240: Deviance
      • Sociology & Anthropology 290: Social Problems and Social Policy
      • Sociology & Anthropology 395: Law, Culture and Society
      • independent study on legal topics, administered through a related academic department
      • internship credit with substantive engagement with legal issues, administered through a related academic department – could include work with law enforcement, social work, juvenile justice, prosecutors or defenders, law firms, etc.

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