Minor in Philosophy and LawA liberal-arts-oriented introduction to law, the minor focuses on the philosophical, moral, and political underpinnings of law and the legal system. It covers several areas of law including torts, contracts, property, procedure, Constitutional law, and criminal law. The minor gives students a context for thinking about important legal questions in society and helps interested students decide whether they wish to pursue a career in law.
Course requirements are 18 semester hours (6 courses) including:
- PHL 135 and PHL 230/PSC 240
- one of the following: PHL 125; PHL 215; PHL 315; or PHL 335
- and certain courses in the Department of Government and/or Department of Justice Sciences.