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SoPA and Tulane University are excited to announce the transition back to campus for the fall semester. While we encourage students to continue to meet with advisors, faculty and staff remotely, our offices will be open for limited in-person visits. Beginning Monday August 3, Elmwood offices are open 8:30A.M.– 5:00P.M. Gibson Hall offices will remain closed as Tulane renovates new space for SoPA on the Uptown campus. All faculty and staff are working and available.

Please continue to check your Tulane email, Canvas, the SoPA COVID-19 FAQ, and the Tulane Return to Campus page for updates.

Minor in General Legal Studies at Tulane SoPA

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

Click here for listing of Minor in General Legal Studies required courses and course descriptions.