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Legal Studies Minor

Department

Minor Requirements

The minor in Legal Studies familiarizes students with legal ideas, processes and institutions in a liberal arts framework. The minor also helps prepare students

for the further study of law. It is also valuable to any students wanting to develop their ability to think clearly and analyze ideas critically.



A. Required Courses (6 hrs)


PHIL 210 Logic and Critical Thinking 3 hrs
POSC 340 Judicial Process 3 hrs


B. Legal Focus (6 hrs)

Choose a minimum of two courses from this category:
CJAD 415 Criminal Procedures 3 hrs
CJAD 425 Legal Research and Writing 3 hrs
MGMT 265 Business Law I 3 hrs
PHIL/POSC 430 Philosophy of Law


C. Analytical Focus (6 hrs)

Choose a minimum of two courses from this category:
COMM 323 Argumentation and Debate 3 hrs
CJAD/POSC 233/333 Mock Trial 1 hr
ENGL 331 Ethical Issues in Literature 3 hrs
PHIL 201 Introduction to Western Philosophy 3 hrs
POSC 440 Constitutional Law 3 hrs