Legal Studies, Minor
Offered in: Chicago
A minor in Legal Studies prepares students for a broad array of careers in law, public policy, government, criminal justice, the nonprofit sector, and social justice advocacy. The minor offers in-depth understanding of legal concepts, skills, and public policy, allowing majors in any discipline to enhance their understanding of the law in the U.S. This minor provides students with an understanding of the legal profession and helps them to prepare for law school or other graduate studies.
Students interested in pursuing the Legal Studies minor should contact the Political Science Program Director.
The courses of the minor are divided into legal ideas, public policy, 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.
Students interested in the Legal Studies minor are encouraged to take POS 101 to fulfill one of their social sciences requirements.
|Choose two courses in legal ideas||6|
|PHILOSOPHY OF LAW|
|UNITED STATES CONSTITUTIONAL LAW|
|CIVIL RIGHTS & CIVIL LIBERTIES|
|Choose one of the following||3|
|EDUCATION FINANCE POLICY|
|FOOD JUSTICE:FOOD POLICY IN US|
|ISSUES IN THE DEVELOPMENT AND ADMINISTRATION OF PUBLIC POLICY|
Or special topics course in policy approved by advisor
|Choose one course in an area of legal specialization||3|
|INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE|
|BUSINESS LAW I|
|Choose one course in legal reasoning||3|
|THE ART OF PERSUASION|
|WHAT IS LAW?|
|Choose one course in professional communication or research||3|
|Total Credit Hours||18|