Legal Studies

The legal studies minor is designed for students interested in pursuing law school and those who want an introductory understanding of law to supplement their college education.  

Students enrolled in the Legal Studies Minor will benefit from courses drawn from a variety of relevantdisciplines, providing them with strong skills in communications and argumentation, skills critical tosuccessful legal analysis. Students will also learn the fundamentals of law and explore important political,social, and economic contexts for the legal system.

The Legal Studies Minor, which focuses primarily on the U.S. law and legal system, must be takenalongside a major in another area of interest. Students from all majors are welcome.