Dec 08, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Law and Legal Systems Minor


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The minor in Law and Legal Systems offers students the opportunity to prepare
themselves for a law school education by emphasizing the interdisciplinary nature
of law and legal practices around the globe. The minor program is a concentration
in political science, with a requirement that students take at least three primary
courses in public law, as well as three electives that emphasize some facet of legal
culture from Mass Communications, Criminal Justice, and others programs as well
as the School of Business. Pre-law students would be specifically advised to take a
broad range of difficult courses from demanding instructors in preparation for legal
education. Students would be encouraged to pursue an area of study that is
engaging and interesting to them, by also pushed to take advantage of courses that
specifically develop strong research and writing skills.
Required Courses:
PSCI 210 – American Legal Systems and Practices
PSCI 360 - Constitutional Law I
PSCI 361 - Constitutional Law II
Three from the following*:
BA 471 – Healthcare Law
BA 457 – Entrepreneurial Law
BA 453 – Human Resources Management and Business Ethics
BA 303 – Legal Environment of Business
CJ 343 – Law for the Criminal Justice Professional
CJ 360 – Criminal Procedure
CJ 390 – History of Criminal Law
SM 450 – Sports Law
MCOM 411 – Media Law
* Most electives require prerequisite courses in their respective fields of study.

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