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Pre-Law

Requirements for the Legal Studies Minor

Law and Supporting Courses:

16 semester hours from the following courses (Category I - Substative Areas of Law):

BA 362 Employement and Labor Law
BA 370 Business Law
CJS 202 Criminology
CJS 203 Victimology (2 credits)
CJS 204 Police (2 credits)
CJS 205 Courts (2 credits)
CJS 206 Corrections (2 credits)
CJS 207 The Death Penalty (2 credits)
CJS 302 Sociology of Law and Legal Systems
CJS 304 Crime and Law Enforcement
ENG 120 Law, Literature, and Film
PS 214 The Courts
PS 242 Environmental Policy and Politics
PS 252B Trials of the Century
PS 253 Seminar in Political Philosophy
PS 321 American Constitutional Law: Government Powers
PS 322 American Constitutional Law: Civil Liberties
PS 431 International Law and Organization
PSY 275 Forensic Psychology
SOC 102 Deviance

8 semester hours from the following courses (Category II - Supporting Courses):

ACC 201 Principles of Accounting I
ACC 202 Principles of Accounting II
ECO 150 Economic Reasoning
HIS 105 America to 1877
HIS 106 America since 1865
HON 201 Ancient Greek Justice
HON 210 Argumentation and Advocacy
PHI 101 Problems of Philosophy
PHI 102 Practical Logic
PHI 135 Ancient Greek Justice
PS 102 American Politics
PS 103 Democratic Theory and Practice
PS 221 Public Policy

LAW 590 Internship: Students may count one four semester hour LAW internship towards the requirements for the minor (it can substitute for one regular course in either category).

NOTE: Students pursuing the legal studies minor will be subject to the following restriction: Only one course in the minor can also count for credit towards a student’s major and/or other minor(s).