The campus has a variety of programs of study to prepare students for admittance to a professional school of law. Dr. Michael Meagher, Department of History/Political Science, 120 Humanities/Social Sciences Building, is the pre-law advisor.

Prelaw Minor

To qualify, students must complete a minimum of 18 hours of coursework in the following disciplines.

PHILOS 1115Logic and Reasoning: An Introduction3
Select two of the following:6
American History To 1877
American History Since 1877
American Government
Self and World: Introduction To Philosophy
Select three of the following:9
Theory Of Written Communication
Advanced Composition
History of Technology
Historical Research Methods
History of Science
American Environmental History
Business Ethics
From Activism to Zoos: Issues in Social Ethics
Philosophy Of Science
Environmental Ethics
Who Should Rule and Why? Debates in Political Philosophy
Principles Of Public Policy
Public Policy Analysis
The American Presidency
Contemporary Political Thought
May substitute ONE of these three courses with one of the following with the approval of the advisor:
Financial Accounting
Business Law
Intellectual Property For Computer Scientists
Law and Ethics in E-Commerce
History Of Economic Thought
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Labor Economics
Patent Law
Legal Environment
Introduction To Etymology