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.
*Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, students are allowed to select the P/NP grading option for Legal Studies courses taken during the winter 2020, spring 2020, and summer 2020 quarters. A "passing (P)" grade will still count towards the minor.
Declaring the Minor: To add the Legal Studies Minor, please click on the following button and complete the brief survey.
Dropping the Minor: To drop the Legal Studies Minor, please click on the following button and complete the brief survey.
Legal Studies Advising
At this time, the Legal Studies Program does not offer drop-in advising. Please contact Noah Glusman (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions regarding the Legal Studies Minor. In your email, please include your student ID#, your uoregon email address, and the specific questions you need answered.
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
- Law Enforcement
- Court Representative
- Law Firm Administrator
- Legislative Assistant
- Social Worker
- Human Resources