Course Offerings

The minor brings together and coordinates a number of law-oriented courses currently being taught at UE across disciplines and colleges. Courses in the minor will be taught by a mix of UE faculty and local professionals and practitioners in the field. Required courses include:

Section I - Required:

  • LS-125 Law in Society (3 credits)
  • PSCI-345 Constitutional Law: the American Constitution (3 credits)

Section II - Two Courses From:

  • CJ-342 Criminal Law (3 credits)
  • LAW-201 Legal Environment of Business (3 credits)
  • PSCI-363 International Law & Organization (3 credits)

Section III - 2 additional courses from the list below (or course approved by the Legal Studies advisor):

  • ACCT-329 Introduction to Taxation (3 credits)
  • ACCT-429 Advanced Taxation (3 credits)
  • CJ-380 Courts and Justice (3 credits)
  • CJ-420 International Crime and Justice (3 credits)
  • COMM-485 Media Law and Ethics (3 credits)
  • EXSS-310 Sport Law & Ethics (3 credits)
  • HIST-340 Crime/Punishmnt/Law Early Amer 1607-1861 (3 credits)
  • HSA-406 Jurisprudence and Ethics in Health Care (3 credits)
  • LAW-302 Business Law (3 credits)
  • LAW-304 Legalized Workplace Issues (3 credits)
  • LAW-308 Negotiations (3 credits)
  • LAW-380 Special Topics in Law (3 credits)
  • PSCI-435 Human Rights Seminar (3 credits)
  • PSCI-440 Environmental Law & Policy (3 credits)
  • PSYC-420 Children, Psychology and the Law (3 credits)

The minor requires Law and Society (LS125) and Constitutional Law (LS/PSC 345)-- both providing necessary context and background for any of the legal professions plus a variety of electives for more specific law-oriented courses such as business law, criminal law, or environmental law.