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Pre-Law

Minor

Choosing a minor field of study is optional. A minimum of 15 semester hours of separate identifiable semester credits must be earned for each minor that is declared. The same course may not be used in a major and a minor or among multiple minors unless the course is a required course (not part of a “select” area) in both the major and the minor or among multiple minors.

Curriculum

Two of the Following (6 credits)

  • HIST 110 American History to 1877
  • HIST 111 American History Since 1877
  • PS 100 U.S. Government
  • PS 230 State and Local Government
  • PS 362 The Legislative Process

Plus Two of the Following (6 credits)

  • COMM 352 Rhetoric and Public Culture
  • ENG 270 Craft/Creative Writing
  • ENG 301 Writing Strategies
  • ENG 370 Creative Non-Fiction
  • PHIL 150 Introduction to Philosophy
  • PHIL 202 Contemporary Ethics

Plus Two of the Following (6 credits)

  • BA 302 Business Law and Ethics
  • BA 303 Business Law II
  • PS 411 American Constitutional Law I
  • PS 412 American Constitutional Law II
  • PA 445 Administrative Law

Electives from the above categories, communication, and/or business (6 credits)
(In consultation with the pre-law advisor)
PS 298 Pre-Law Portfolio (1 credit)

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