Designed to introduce the student to the nature and significance of law in Western society. Required and elective courses examine:

  1. the role of law in America,
  2. the history, organization, and dynamics of legal institutions,
  3. the relationship of law to contemporary social questions,
  4. legal principles governing business, commerce, and labor, and
  5. law in the contemporary international system.
Required Courses (9 Credits)
POL3503
POL3173
POL3513
or POL352
Electives (9 Credits)
Select three of the following:9
BLK435
BUS271
1
BUS272
1
DMJ452
PHI304
PHI305
PHI375
POL329
POL351
2
POL352
2
POL355
POL356
POL357
SOC305
SOC332
WOM320
Total Credits18

Notes:

  • Up to three credits 393 or 493, by prior approval of the chair of the department of Political Science, may count for credit in this minor.
  • Courses used to meet the requirements of another major or minor may not be used to meet the requirements of this minor.
  • Students must earn a grade of C- or better in courses used for the Law and Politics minor.