The Legal Studies minor is available to student majoring in any discipline. The minor would be particularly beneficial to students majoring in fields closely related or impacted by law such as business, political science, nursing, and communication. Further, it provides a legal foundation for those intending to go to law school.
However, the Legal Studies minor is not approved by the American Bar Association and is not intended to prepare students as paralegals.
PLG 101 - Introduction to the Legal Profession
Students may select 15 credit hours from any of the courses listed below.
PLG 241 - The Legal Environment of Business
PLG 250 - Evidentiary Basics
PLG 301 - Contracts
PLG 303 - Torts
PLG 325 - Business Organizations
PLG 327 - Estates, Trusts and Wills
PLG 350 - Health Care Law
PLG 351 - Criminal Trial Practicum
PLG 352 - Civil Trial Practicum
PLG 362 - Sports Law
PLG 364 - Nonprofit Law
PLG 395 - Legal System Response to Child Maltreatment
PLG 401 - Special Topics in Paralegal Studies
PLG 427 - Administrative Law
PLG 428 - Real Estate Law
PLG 431 - Criminal Law
PLG 432 - Family Law
PLG 433 - Environmental Law
PLG 434 - Bankruptcy Law
PLG 451 - School Law