Law and Society, Minor

The Law and Society minor involves students in the multi-disciplinary study of law and society, focusing on the interaction of law and legal institutions with social, economics, and political systems.

Students will examine the historical, philosophical, sociological, and political foundations of law and the social forces influencing law and society. The Law and Society minor is designed to help students gain an understanding of the role of law in society, approaching questions from a multi-disciplinary perspective.

Requirements

Fulfillment of the minor will require completion of 21 credit hours of course work.  Students may count a total of 6 credit hours used for their major toward the requirements for the Law and Society minor.

POLS-102AMERICAN POLITICS3
PHIL-312SYMBOLIC LOGIC3
POLS-204POLITICAL THOUGHT 13
or PHIL-325 PHILOSOPHY OF LAW
ECO-101MICROECONOMIC PRINCIPLES3
or ECO-102 MACROECONOMIC PRINCIPLES
Total Credits12

Nine credits of approved electives are required for the minor. Please see the Law and Society minor declaration form for specific details. It is available from your academic adviser. Students whose overall GPA is below a 3.0 GPA upon graduation will not receive credit for the minor, i.e., will not have completion of the minor acknowledged on their transcript.