Law and Society Interdisciplinary Minor

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Minor Requirements (18 hours)

The Law and Society minor consists of 18 credit hours or 6 courses.

  • Two courses (6 hours) must be chosen from offerings listed under “Foundational Courses” (Group A).
  • Four Courses (12 hours) must be chosen from offerings listed under “Specialized Courses” (Group B)
Course Title Credits
Group A: Foundational
Select two of the following:6
Understanding Other Cultures
Diversity in the United States
Introduction to Economics
American Founding Documents
Special Topics in Philosophy
Introduction to Philosophy
Special Topics in Ethics and Values
Introduction to Formal Logic I
Introduction to Formal Logic II
Contemporary Moral Issues
Images of the Human Person
Communicating Moral Issues
Controversies in Public Policy
American National Government
Policies and Functions of American Government
Public Communication
Communicating Moral Issues
Argumentation and Debate
Group B: Specialized
Select four of the following:12
Survey of Commercial Law
Anthropology of Law and Conflict
Law and Economics
Literature and Law
Introduction to Rhetoric
Technical Writing
Business Writing
Global Media Industries
Political Geography
Global Media Industries
Constitutional History of the United States
Constitutional History of the United States
Hotel and Restaurant Law
Travel and Tourism Law
Law and Ethics of Mass Communications
Corporate Social Responsibility and Stakeholder Management
Social and Political Philosophy
Crime and Justice
Law and Religion
Feedom and Human Action
Social and Political Philosophy
Classical and Medieval Political Theory
Modern Political Theory
Contemporary Political Theory
Gender and Politics
International Law
Law and Contemporary International Problems
Constitutional Law
Constitutional Law
The Judicial Process
Moot Court and Legal Research
Women and the Law
Law and Society
Law and Religious Traditions
Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship and E-Commerce
Fashion and the Law
Information Policy
Social Informatics
An Introduction to Social Inequality
Introduction to Social Problems
Sociology of Social Control
Sociology of Law
Organizational Communication
Persuasive Communication
Introduction to Rhetoric
Contemporary Political Rhetoric
Communication, Law, and Society
Business Law
Sport and the Law
Sport and Entertainment Contracts and Negotiations
Entertainment and the Law
Gender and Politics
Women and the Law
Total Credit Hours18

Note: Departmental or Honors College special topics courses focused on law and society may satisfy minor requirements in either Group A or B, provided that the course substitutions are pre-approved by the office of the Dean of Undergraduate Student Affairs and Advising in Flinn Hall in consultation with faculty content experts; bring a syllabus for the course you want pre-approved. Appeals to register in pre-approved honors college courses should be directed to the Honors College.