The Legal Studies minor requires at least five courses, one course from each of the five categories listed below. No more than three of these courses may be in a single department. Courses applied to the Legal Studies minor may not also be applied to the student’s major. One course credit earned off-campus may be used to meet a requirement for this minor.
1. Case Law
2. Law and Social Science
3. Legal Theory
|ENGL 361||Law and Literature||1|
|PHIL 100||Introduction to Philosophy (Only sections titled "Law, Morality, and Society" count for the Legal Studies Minor.)||1|
|PHIL 246||Philosophy of Law||1|
|POLS 260||Topics in Legal Thought||1|
|POLS 261||Twentieth-century American Legal Thought||1|
|POLS 263||Race and Ethnicity in American Legal Thought||1|
|POLS 362||American Constitutional Theory||1|
5. Philosophical Foundations of Law
Highly motivated students may also satisfy this requirement with an appropriate independent study with any member of the faculty who teaches courses in categories 1-4. The student must submit a written proposal along with the sponsoring faculty member’s endorsement to the legal studies coordinator. Registration for an independent study in Legal Studies uses the following course abbreviation.
IDPT 320 Interdepartmental Independent Studies
Amy Reed McCready