2016-2017 University Catalog 
    
    Sep 20, 2019  
2016-2017 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Legal Studies Minor


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Foundation Course: (3 credits)


Participation in Model UN/NATO/AU


To count as one Advanced Law Course for Legal Studies Minors:

NON-POLITICAL SCIENCE MAJORS:

  • Fall Semester: Students take POL 215I  - United Nations (a 2 credit hour course offered during minimester A) and also take POL 216IX  - International Organizations: Case Studies (a 1 credit hour course offered during minimester A), for a total of 3 credits.
  • Spring Semester: If non-POL majors wish to continue participation in the spring semester to be part of the Model NATO and Model African Union conferences in Washington, DC, they would register for POL 216IX  (1 credit hour).

POLITICAL SCIENCE MAJORS:

  • Fall Semester: Students take POL 315I  (a 3 credit hour course) and also take POL 216IX  (a 1 credit hour course offered during minimester A), for a total of 4 credits.
  • Spring Semester: If POL majors wish to continue participation in the spring semester to be part of the Model NATO and Model African Union conferences in Washington, DC, they would register for POL 216IX  (1 credit hour).

To get credit for these options, students should see the Legal Studies Coordinator.

Alternative:


Students can complete the Legal Studies minor by participating in the Semester in Washington Program by taking the Law, Policy, and Politics Seminar (counting maximum of 6 of the 9 credits toward the minor), and/or doing an appropriate internship (3 credits) subject to approval by the Legal Studies Coordinator, and/or doing an appropriate research project (3 credits) subject to approval by the Legal Studies Coordinator, for a maximum of 12 credits towards the minor.  Students must also complete Intro to Law (3 credits) and at least one other BW course that is an option for the minor (3-4 credits).

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