Legal Studies, Minor

Offered in: Chicago

Roosevelt University offers Legal Studies programs for both undergraduate and graduate students. Undergraduates may pursue combined BA/JD or BS/JD programs with The John Marshall Law School. In addition, a Legal Studies minor may be elected by students preparing for law school.

Graduate students may pursue programs combining degrees in political science or public administration with the JD degree at John Marshall. See the graduate catalog for descriptions of these programs.

Requirements

The courses of the minor are divided into legal ideas and legal skills categories. Students who wish to complete this minor must take 18 credit hours from courses listed below. All courses in the minor must be completed with a grade of C or higher. At least 9 credit hours must be taken at Roosevelt University.

Courses in Legal Ideas
POS 329PHILOSOPHY OF LAW3
POS 374UNITED STATES CONSTITUTIONAL LAW3
POS 375CIVIL RIGHTS & CIVIL LIBERTIES3
Courses in Legal Skills
BCOM 301BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS3
PHIL 209CRITICAL THINKING3
or PHIL 210 LOGIC
WRTG 160THE ART OF PERSUASION3
Total Credit Hours18