The Legal Studies Minor at a Glance…

The Legal Studies Minor is administered by the College of Law as part of its Undergraduate Legal Studies Program under the direction of Professor Jennifer Pahre.  The Minor is designed to provide undergraduate students with an understanding of how the law operates in our society and helps students develop critical thinking and communication skills.

The minor requires completion of 18 hours of credit including:

    • 9 hours of core courses taught by College of Law Professors and affiliated faculty, and
    • 9 hours in one of three tracks:
        1.  Law & Politics;
        2. Law & Cultures; or
        3. Law & Economics of Food Security and Sustainability.

How to Enroll:

  • You must have completed at least 30 credit hours to apply.
  • You must have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher.
  • You must be in good standing.

Applications for the minor are currently open for the Spring 2023 semester. Enrollment is limited, interested students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

For more information on the minor, including specific course requirements and how to apply, click here.

Individual questions can be directed to:  

Legal Studies Minor Information Session

Watch the brief video below to learn more about the Legal Studies Minor directly from Professor Jennifer Pahre, College of Law Director of Undergraduate Studies!

Legal Studies Minor Info Session | Fall 2022