Winthrop University: Majors and More - Legal Studies

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Majors and More

The minor in Legal Studies consists of 18 semester hours, 9 of which must be numbered above 299.

Two "Core Courses" are required:  

  • LGST 300 (3) Introduction to Legal Studies and
  • PHIL 220 (3) Logic and Language OR PHIL 371 (3) LSAT Logic Puzzles & Arguments 

The remaining 12 semester hours, are selected by the student from a list of approved electives, and must represent at least 2 different course-designators. These include

  • AAMS 302 (3) Modern Civil Rights Movement
  • AAMS 308 (3) American Ethnic History
  • AAMS 314 (3) Race and Ethnic Relations
  • AAMS 317 (3) African American Politics & Policy
  • AAMS 319 (3) Race and Ethnic Politics in the United States 
  • AAMS 515 (3) Urban Politics and Policy
  • ACCT 401 (3) Introduction to Tax 
  • ACCT 501 (3) Estate Planning
  • ACCT 502 (3) Corporate Tax
  • ACCT 506 (3) Not for Profit Accounting
  • ACCT 509 (3) Auditing Principles and Procedures
  • ACCT 551 (3) Business Law for Accountants
  • BADM 180 (3) Business Issues & Careers
  • BADM 250 (3) Legal Environment of Business
  • ECON 103 (3) Introd to Political Economy
  • ECON 331 (3) Public Finance
  • ECON 332 (3) Economic Games and Strategies
  • ECON 335 (3) Money and Banking
  • ECON 343 (3) Environmental Economics 
  • ECON 345 (3) Labor Economics
  • EDUC 110 (3) Teachers, Schools and Society
  • EDUC 312 (3) History of American Education
  • ENTR 373 (3) Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • GRNT 300 (3) Introduction to Gerontology
  • GRNT 504 (3) Social and Individual Aspects of Aging
  • HCMT 200 (3) Introduction to Health Care Management
  • HCMT 303 (3) Health Care Organizations and The Legal Environment
  • HIST 212 (3) United States Hist Since 1877
  • HIST 302 (3) Modern Civil Rights Movement
  • HIST 308 (3) American Ethnic History 
  • HIST 310 (3) The History of Women in America
  • LGST 350 (3) Special Topics in Legal Studies
  • LGST 471 (1) Acad Internship in Legal Studies
  • LGST 472 (2) Acad Internship in Legal Studies
  • LGST 473 (3) Acad Internship in Legal Studies
  • MCOM 310* (3) Mass Media Law OR
  • DIFD 415* (3) Law and Ethics for Digital Media
  • MGMT 322 (3) Intro to Talent Management
  • MGMT 523 (3) Collective Bargaining and Labor Relations
  • MGMT 524 (3) Employment Law
  • PEAC 200 (3) Intro to Peace, Justice, & Conflict Resolution
  • PEAC 370 (3) Religion, Conflict, and Coexistence
  • PHIL 370 (3) Philosophy of Law
  • PLSC 202 (3) State and Local Government
  • PLSC 305 (3) The National Executive
  • PLSC 306 (3) Congress
  • PLSC 310 (3) The Judiciary
  • PLSC 311 (3) Constitutional Law:Federal/Institutions
  • PLSC 312 (3) Const Law:Civil Rights/Civil Liberties
  • PLSC 317 (3) African American Politcs & Policy
  • PLSC 319 (3) Race and Ethnic Politics in the United States
  • PLSC 321 (3) Public Policy and Policy Anlys
  • PLSC 323 (3) Public Administration 
  • PLSC 324 (3) Health Politics and Polic
  • PLSC 325 (3) Environmental Politics
  • PLSC 332 (3) Asian Politics
  • PLSC 335 (3) Latin American Politics
  • PLSC 337 (3) Women and Global Politics
  • PLSC 338 (3) African Politics
  • PLSC 345 (3) European Politics 
  • PLSC 351 (3) Ancient/Medieval Political Thought
  • PLSC 352 (3) Mod/Contemp Political Thought
  • PLSC 356 (3) American Political Thought
  • PLSC 371 (3)  African Politics
  • PLSC 504 (3) American Foreign Policy
  • PLSC 505 (3) Government and Politics of Modern China
  • PLSC 506 (3) International Political Economy 
  • PLSC 512 (3) Education Politics and Policy
  • PLSC 515 (3) Urban Politics and Policy
  • PSYC 316 (3) Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • PSYC 320 (3) Racial, Cultural and Ethnic Influences on Identity Development
  • RELG 320 (3) Religion in America
  • RELG 370 (3) Religion, Conflict, and Coexistence
  • SCWK 200 (3) Introduction to Social Work 
  • SCWK 306 (3) Working with Multi-Cultural Populations
  • SCWK 321 (3) Social Welfare Social Institutions
  • SOCL 213 (3) Introduction to Social Inequalities 
  • SOCL 227 (3) Intro to Criminal Justice System
  • SOCL 303 (3) Self and Society
  • SOCL 305 (3) Marriage and the Family
  • SOCL 309 (3)  Urban Sociology
  • SOCL 312 (3) Sociology of Gender and Sexuality
  • SOCL 314 (3) Race and Ethnic Relations
  • SOCL 325 (3) Criminology
  • SOCL 330 (3) Sociology of Deviant Behavior
  • SOCL 332 (3) Sociology of Conflict and Conflict Resolution
  • SOCL 335 (3) Law Enforcement & Social Contracts
  • SOCL 337 (3) Corrections
  • SOCL 504 (3) Social and Individual Aspects of Aging
  • SOCL 508 (3) Global Migration and Immigration Policy
  • SOCL 525 (3) Sociology of Law
  • SPMA 200 (3) Sport Ethics & Governance
  • SPMA 520 (3) Sport Law
  • SPMA 525 (3) Risk Management in Physical Activity & Sport
  • WMST 300 (3)  Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies 
  • WMST 305 (3) Marriage and the Family 
  • WMST 310 (3) History of Women in America
  • WMST 337 (3) Women and Global Politics
  • WMST 371 (3) Women and Politics in the US

(* credit for both DIFD 451 & MCOM 310 may not count towards fulfillment of the minor requirements.)
No more than 3 semester hours may derive from internship courses, including but not limited to LGST 471 (1), LGST 472 (2), LGST 473 (3) Acad Internship in Legal Studies.

For more information, visit the Interdisciplinary Studies website.

Last Updated: 7/7/20