The Legal Studies minor offers students an introduction to an interdisciplinary law-related program complimentary with their primary program of study.

The purpose of the minor is to allow students to develop a greater understanding of the impact of law and legal institutions on society and public policy. Students study the sources and evolution of law, the legal process, and how law functions in a complex social, political, and economic system.

You will need to take six courses to complete the minor.

1.  Required:

     Foundations of Law and Justice

2.   Choose one:

      Legal Environment of Business I
      Juvenile Delinquency
      Courtrooms and Communications
      Law and Media

3.   Choose two Legal Studies courses (eg.):
      Genocide and Human Rights
      Criminal Law
      Entertainment Law
      Digital Law and Privacy

4.   Choose two:

       Courses tagged with a Legal Studies attribute.
       Includes dozens of classes spread across Ithaca College.

True freedom requires the rule of law and justice, a judicial system in which the rights of some are not secured by the denial of rights to others.

Jonathan Sacks