Legal Studies minor
For students interested in a broad interdisciplinary background in law and related social science areas. A minimum of 21 credit hours distributed as follows: 6 credit hour core requirement; 15 additional credit hours with 12 at the 300 level or above.
Requirements for a minor in Legal Studies
Core Requirements (6 credit hours)
Law Courses (15 credit hours; 12 at 300 level or above)
INDS 285/POLI 287 may be taken only once for completion of minor.
Only three credit hours of POLI 492 may be applied for completion of the minor.
Most professions require effectiveness in writing and speaking. This is certainly true of the legal profession. Students are advised to choose courses which will help them develop these skills; e.g. COMM 105 for speaking; upper division courses as electives for writing. Students should also acquire knowledge of standard computer software including word processing, spreadsheet and database programs. Familiarity with bibliographic and data search routines including the Internet are strongly encouraged.