Department Affiliation: History and Political Science
An undergraduate major in either the social sciences or the humanities is the preferred preparation for legal study. The Pre-Law Minor is designed to supplement the study in the major program with additional emphases on analytic and expository skills requisite to the study of law. Early identification of an interest in law enables the student to approach the rigorous demands of both legal study and that of the legal profession more efficiently and effectively. It is essential that the student and the Director of the Pre-Law Minor collaborate in the process of selecting elective courses within the minor that will best prepare the individual student. The minor requires a minimum of six upper division courses (18units).
Prerequisites: 9 units
Required upper division courses:
Plus four upper division elective courses from among the following:
Theory and Process:
Any upper division course approved by the Director of the Pre-Law Minor.