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Requirements for a Minor in General Legal Studies

For students who are majoring in other disciplines and wish to develop general knowledge of U.S. law in preparation for law school or other pursuits, the program offers a Minor in General Legal Studies, which may be completed entirely online.

The General Legal Studies Minor is not approved by the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Paralegals, does not yield a Paralegal Certificate on completion, and is not intended to prepare graduates for careers as paralegals.

Minor Requirements

GLSP 3020 Legal Research 3
GLSP 3030 Legal Writing* 3
GLSP 3050 Litigation I 3
GLSP 4350 Law in American Society 3
GLSP 4190 Legal Ethics 3
  One General Legal Studies Course 4000+ level 3
  Total 18


* Preceding course is a prerequisite