The Legal Studies Minor consists of two elements. The first element is a foundational framework of courses that introduce students to general concepts, theories, and processes of law and legal systems. The second element requires 12 credits of advanced electives, 6 with the LGST prefix and 6 in designated courses from courses across the college with a Legal Studies Minor attribute.
Legal Studies Minor
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.