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:

Tier 1

Required (6 credits)

  • LS 125 - Law in Society
  • LS/PSCI 345 - Constitutional Law: The American Constitution

Tier 2

At least 6 credits required

  • PSCI 363 - International Law and Organization
  • CJ/LS 342/343 - Criminal Law
  • LAW 201 - Legal Environment of Business

Tier 3

6 credits required (3 of these can come from the third course in Tier 2)

  • CJ 380 - Courts and Justice
  • CJ 420 - International Crime and Justice
  • LAW 302 - Business Law
  • COMM 485 - Media Law and Ethics
  • EXSS 310 - Sport Law and Ethics
  • PSYC 320 - Psychology and the Law
  • PSYC 420 - Children, Psychology, and the Law
  • PSCI 435 - Human Rights Seminar
  • ES/PSCI 440 - Environmental Law and the Regulatory Process/and Policy
  • GT 409 - Social Policies and the Legal Issues of Aging
  • HIST 340 - Crime, Punishment, and the Law in Early America, 1607-1861
  • HSA 406 - Jurisprudence and Ethics in Health Care
  • ACCT 329 - Federal Income Tax I (individuals)
  • ACCT 330 - Federal Income Tax II (corporate)

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.

Office Phone:
812-488-2687

Office Email:
lps@evansville.edu

Office Location:
Room 50, Schroeder School of Business Building