Legal Studies Minor
Minors in Legal Studies must complete 21 semester credit hours of required courses and approved electives. A grade of "C" or better is required in all courses in the minor. At least 15 hours must be advanced and taken in residence.
Legal Studies Minors are required to complete the following courses:
|COMM 3335||Argumentation and Critical Thinking||3|
|CRIJ 3300||Advanced Criminal Law||3|
|POLS 3313||Judicial Process||3|
|POLS 4312||American Constitutional Law and Development||3|
|POLS 4322||International Law/Institutions||3|
|Select two from the following approved electives:||6|
|Legal Research/Brief Writing|
|Legal Internship I|
|Legal Internship II|
|Directed Study 1|
|Special Topics in Political Science 1|
Depending on the topic.
Students are encouraged but not required to complete at least one legal internship. Legal internships must be approved by the Pre-Law advisor and are offered only to students with junior or senior standing and with a minimum cumulative grade point average no less than 3.0.