Minor in Prelaw
No more than 6 units from the minor may be in common with the student’s major. To graduate as department majors or minors, students must maintain at least a 2.0 grade-point average in program courses.
The Department of History and Political Science maintains the following requirements for each of the minors it offers:
- Students must complete all prerequisites for any HIST or POLI course with a C- or better before taking the course (except as noted in the course description).
- Students must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 in all political science and history courses required for the minor.
- Students must complete each HIST or POLI course with a C- or higher for the course to meet a degree requirement in the Department of History and Political Science.
|POLI 150||American Government 1||3|
|POLI 415||The Federal Judiciary||3|
|A total of five courses are required.||15|
|Select at least three of the following:|
|Introduction to Criminal Law|
|Introduction to Legal Transactions|
|Constitutional Law: Fundamental Freedoms|
|Constitutional Law: Criminal Justice|
|Constitutional Law: National Powers|
|Seminar on Legal Studies|
|Select at least one of the following:|
|Classical Political Thought|
|Modern Political Thought|
|The American Founding|
Meets the General Education Civic Knowledge and Engagement requirement.