Minor in Legal Studies

Gain critical thinking and analytical skills while studying the ideas, processes and institutions within our legal system.

This interdisciplinary program sxplore the ideas, processes and institutions that make up the U.S. legal system – while training you in critical thinking, analytical and communications skills.

You’ll study a fascinating combination of principles (for example, the rules of reasoning and logic) and theories (in argumentation and debate). You’ll explore the procedures utilized within the justice system – and the alternatives to the formal trial process.

This minor serves two purposes: It prepares you for further study of law, and it benefits anyone who wants to develop the ability to think clearly and analyze ideas critically.