The minor in philosophy of law introduces students to philosophical reflection on the practices and institutions of the law. The minor develops in students analytical and critical thinking skills that are broadly valuable, and especially crucial for graduate study in law. It consists of the successful completion of 18 semester hours of required and elective courses listed below. At least 6 semester hours must be in-residence. 15 semester hours must be for liberal arts credit. Students planning to take the LSAT are strongly advised to take PHI 150 or 154. No more than three credits from 1-credit courses may be used to satisfy the requirements of the Philosophy of Law minor.
No more than 6 s.h. of course work taken as part of the student’s major may be applied toward the Philosophy of Law minor.