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This minor focuses on preparing students to:

  • Be accepted into law school
  • Pursue a career in the legal field
  • Understand the various practices of law

While earning your minor in prelaw, you may take courses such as Contract Law, The History of Political Thought, The Human Person, and Legal Writing.

Curriculum

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PRELAW minor

18 total credit hours including:

  • COMM 4013 Persuasion or
  • PHIL 1023 Logic
  • PHIL 3033 Ethics

Electives – 12 credit hours selected from at least three disciplines of the following:

  • BSAD 3043 Management and Organizational Behavior
  • BSAD 3103 Legal Environment of Business
  • COMM 4033 Critical Thinking and Argumentation
  • ENGL 2003 Introduction to Literature and Criticism
  • ENGL 3083 Advanced Composition
  • ENGL/COMM 3093 Business and Professional Writing
  • HIST/PSN 3083 History of Political Thought
  • LEGL 2423 Contract Law
  • LEGL 2523 Legal Writing
  • PHIL 3023 The Human Person
  • PHIL 3073 Social and Political Philosophy
  • PSN 1003 American Government
  • PSN 3063 World Government Systems
  • PSY/SOC 4013 Social Psychology
  • SOC/CRJ 2013 Comparative Criminal Justice
  • SOC/CRJ 4023 Sociology of Law
  • SOC 4043 Sociological Theory

Other Approved Electives