Undergraduate Minor Program

Legal Studies Minor Requirements

At least 24 total credits (passed with a C- or better), including:

  • Core Courses - 8 credits from LAW 101, LAW 102, LAW 202, and/or CRES 101. 
  • LAW/CRES Electives - at least 8 credits in LAW or CRES, in addition to the 8 credits from core courses.
  • Campus Partner Electives - at least 8 credits from the approved list of courses offered across campus. 
  • Upper-Division - at least 12 of the 24 total credits must be upper-division (300/400 level).
    • The 12 upper-division credits can come from LAW/CRES electives and/or Campus Partner electives.

To view a full list of courses offered and minor requirements, view the Legal Studies Minor checklist:


Declaring the Minor: To add the Legal Studies Minor, please click on the following button and complete the brief survey. 

Declare the Minor


Dropping the Minor: To drop the Legal Studies Minor, please click on the following button and complete the brief survey.

Drop the Minor

Legal Studies Advising

If you have any questions regarding the Legal Studies Minor, course offerings, graduation requirements, or want to discuss the law school application process or post-graduation plans, please schedule an appointment with Noah Glusman (Managing Director) by clicking on the following button.

Schedule an Advising Appointment

Career Options

While an understanding of the legal system is useful in every aspect of life and can give you an advantage no matter what career you choose, below are some of the careers that directly utilize the knowledge gained from a minor in Legal Studies.

  • Lawyer (JD required)
  • Legal Assistant
  • Paralegal
  • Law Enforcement
  • Mediator
  • Court Representative
  • Policy Analyst
  • Law Firm Administrator
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Social Worker
  • Educator
  • Human Resources
  • Compliance Officer
  • Contracts Administrator