Justice Studies Department

Minor - Legal Studies

University Graduation Requirements

To be awarded a minor, at least 12 units of coursework must be completely distinct and separate from the coursework in the major (University Policy S16-4).

Course Requirements

Requirements of the Minor18-22
POLS 120. Law and SocietyS3
Additional Courses15-19
Take no more than one course from each area below.
Perspectives in Law
ECON 141. Law and Economics4
ENVS 124. Introduction to Environmental Law3
Can also be taken as POLS 124
JS 144. Criminal Law3
PHIL 155. Philosophy of Law3
Contemporary Issues in Law and Justice
AFAM 142. Race, Ethnicity, and the Law3
JS 101. Critical Issues and Ideas in Justice3
JS 122. Drugs and Society3
JS 123. Terrorism, Intelligence, and Security3
JS 132. Race, Gender, Inequality and the LawS3
JS 143. Criminal Evidence and Procedure3
JS 171. Human Rights and JusticeV3
CCS 127. Chicanas/os and the Criminal Justice System3
SOCI 151. Violence in the Family3
Legal History
AFAM 134. The Black Civil Rights Movements3
POLS 121A. Constitutional Law: Institutional Powers4
POLS 121B. Constitutional Law: Civil Liberties4
POLS 121C. Constitutional Law: Civil Rights4
Law and Ethics
BUS3 186. Professional and Business EthicsS3
COMM 133F. Ethical Problems in Communication4
MCOM 101. Media Law and Ethics3
Law and the Courts
COMM 147P. Argumentation and Persuasion in Courts of Law4
JS 103. Courts and Society3
POLS 122. Judicial Politics4

Total Units:18-22