Legal Studies Minor Curriculum

Major (21 semester hours)

Political Science core requirement (9 hours):
PSCI 201 American Government
PSCI 211 Introduction to Legal Research
PSCI 308 OR Judicial Processes
PSCI 317 American Constitutional Law: Introduction

Elective requirements (12 hours) selected from 6-9 hours of political science and 3-6 hours of courses offered outside of political science:
Political Science elective requirements (6-9 hours) selected from:

PSCI 107 Contemporary American Issues
PSCI 308 Judicial Processes (If the student did not take it as a core requirement)
PSCI 310 Women and the Law
PSCI 317 Constitutional Law I: An Introduction (If the student did not take it as a core requirement)
PSCI 417 American Constitutional Law II: Separation of Powers, Federalism and  Representation
Prerequisite: PSCI 308 or PSCI 317
PSCI 418 American Constitutional Law III: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
Prerequisite: PSCI 308 or PSCI 317
PSCI 473 International Law

Other Elective requirements (3-6 Hours) selected from:
No more than two courses per section will count toward the political science major.

Accounting
ACCT 200 Survey of Accounting (For Non-Business majors specifically)
Business
BUS 201 Principles of Accounting I
Prerequisite: 24 credit hours earned
BUS 202 Principles of Accounting II
Prerequisite: BUS 201
Business Law
BLAW 263 The Law and Business
BLAW 464 Business Administration and the Law
Prerequisite: BLAW 263 or Instructor's Consent
Communication
COMM 356 Argumentation and Debate
COMM 459 Law and Responsibility of Broadcast Communication
Criminology
CRIM 280 Law of Criminal Justice
CRIM 420 Criminal Law and Procedure I
Prerequisite: 6 hours of criminology or Instructor's Consent
CRIM 421 Criminal Law II
Prerequisite: 6 hours of criminology or Instructor's Consent
History  
HIS 423 Constitutional History of the United States to 1877
HIS 424 Constitutional History of the United States from 1877
Journalism
JOUR 460 Law of Printed Communication
Philosophy
PHIL 105 Introduction to Logic
PHIL 325 Philosophy of Law
PHIL 416 Political Philosophy

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