Minor In Legal Studies

 

Coordinator: Dr. Richard Price
Location: Science Lab Building 204M
Telephone: 801-626-7554

The Legal Studies Minor Program is an interdisciplinary program offered through a number of cooperating departments including Accounting, Business Administration, English, Communications, Computer Information Systems, MATH, Child and Family Studies, Criminal Justice, History, Sociology, Economics, Gerontology, Psychology, Social Work and Political Science and Philosophy.

 

Legal Studies MINOR

» Grade Requirements: A grade of "C" or better in all courses used toward the minor (a grade of "C-" will not be accepted).
 
» Credit Hour Requirements: 18 credit hours
 
» Course Requirements for Minor:

Core Requirement

  • POLS SS 2400 Introduction to Law and Courts (3)

Additional Elective Courses (15 credit hours)

15 additional credit hours with at least two courses from each area. No more than 6 elective credits may be lower division. No more than 6 elective credits may be taken in any one discipline.
Area 1: Contextualizing the Law 
  • COMM HU 1020 Principles of Public Speaking (3) or COMM 2270 Argumentation & Debate (3) 
  • CJ 3270 Theories of Crime and Delinquency (3) or SOC 3270 Criminology
  • CJ 4000 Critical Legal Studies (3)
  • ECON SS 1010 Economics as a Social Science
  • ENGL 3210 Advanced College writing (3) or ENGL 3100 Professional & Technical Writing (3)
  • HIST 3210 Constitutional history of the U.S. (3)
  • PHIL HU 1250 Critical Thinking (3) or  PHIL 2200 Deductive Logic (3)
  • PHIL 3200 Philosophy of Democracy (3)
  • PHIL 4600 Ethical Theory (3)
  • POLS AI 1100 American National Government (3)
  • POLS 3330 American Political Thought (3)
  • POLS/CJ 4065 Law & Society (3)
  • POLS 4360 Classical Political Thought (3)
  • POLS 4380 Modern Political Thought (3)
  • POLS 4600 American Congress (3)
  • POLS 4620 The U.S. Supreme Court (3)
  • POLS 4640 American Presidency (3)
  • POLS 4750 Public Policy Analysis (3)
  • PSY 3850 Forensic Psychology (3)
  • SOC 4270 sociology of Law (3)
  • WGS 3050 Feminist Theories 1700-Present (3)
° Area 2: Law Courses
  • BSAD 3200 Legal environment of Business (3)
  • CHF 3150 Consumer Rights & Resources (3)
  • COMM 3650 Communication Law (3)
  • CJ 1330 Criminal Law (3)
  • CJ 2350 Laws of Evidence (3)
  • CJ 4165 constitutional Rights (3)
  • CJ 4700 International Criminal Justice (3)
  • PHIL 3250 Philosophy of Law (3)
  • POLS 3400 Sexual Orientation, Politics & Law (3)
  • POLS 4020 American Constitutional Law I (3)
  • POLS 4030 American Constitutional Law II (3)
  • POLS 4100 Free Speech in Law & Politics (3)
  • POLS 4180 International Law & Organization (3)

 

Other courses may be approved by the program director on an individual basis.

 

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