Undergraduate Minor Program

Minor in Legal Studies


Overview of Minor Requirements

At least 24 total credits, including:

  • Core Courses: at least 8 credits
  • LAW/CRES Electives: at least 8 credits
  • Campus Partner Electives: at least 8 credits
  • Upper-Division: at least 12 of the 24 total credits must be upper-division (300/400 level)

To view a full list of courses offered and minor requirements, click here to view the Legal Studies Minor checklist.

Declare the Minor


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
  • Legal Assistant
  • Paralegal
  • Law Enforcement
  • Mediator
  • Court Representative
  • Law Firm Administrator
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Social Worker
  • Educator
  • Human Resources