Winthrop University: Majors and More - Legal Studies

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 315 (3) Urban Politics & Policy
  • AAMS 317 (3) African American Politics & Policy
  • 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
  • HIST 212 (3) United States Hist Since 1877
  • HIST 302 (3) Modern Civil Rights Movement
  • 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 524 (3) Employment Law
  • PEAC 200 (3) Intro to Peace, Justice, & Conflict Resolution
  • 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 315 (3) Urban Politics & Policy
  • PLSC 317 (3) African American Politcs & Policy
  • PLSC 321 (3) Public Policy and Policy Anlys
  • PLSC 325 (3) Environmental Politics
  • PLSC 351 (3) Ancient/Medieval Political Thought
  • PLSC 352 (3) Mod/Contemp Political Thought
  • PLSC 356 (3) American Political Thought
  • RELG 320 (3) Religion in America
  • SCWK 321 (3) Social Welfare Social Institutions
  • SOCL 227 (3) Intro to Criminal Justice System
  • SOCL 305 (3) Marriage and the Family
  • SOCL 325 (3) Criminology
  • SOCL 332 (3) Sociology of Conflict and Conflict Resolution
  • SOCL 335 (3) Law Enforcement & Social Contracts
  • SOCL 337 (3) Corrections
  • SOCL 525 (3) Sociology of Law
  • SPMA 520 (3) Sport Law
  • SPMA 525 (3) Risk Management in Physical Activity & Sport

(* credit for both DIFD 451 & MCOM 310 may not count towards fulfillment of the minor requirements.)

3. 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.

Last Updated: 6/13/19