Undergraduate Minor - Minor in Law, Justice and Public Policy

Program:
Minor in Law, Justice and Public Policy
Program Code:
7790 Law, Justice and Public Policy
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Minor Undergraduate
Start Term:
US20


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

College of Social Science

Undergraduate Programs

Minor in Law, Justice and Public Policy

The Minor in Law, Justice and Public Policy, administered by the College of Social Science, enhances the education and training of students who anticipate entering fields that require multidisciplinary approaches to advanced research, professional practice, or policymaking related to law. 

The minor is available as an elective to students who are enrolled in bachelor’s degree programs in the College of Social Science. With the approval of the department and college that administer the student’s degree program, the courses that are used to satisfy the minor may also be used to satisfy the requirements for the bachelor’s degree.

Students who plan to complete the requirements of the minor should consult their major undergraduate advisor in the College of Social Science.

Requirements for the Minor in Law, Justice and Public Policy

Complete 15 credits from the following:
1. The following course (3 credits):
CJ 110 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
2. One of the following courses (3 credits):
CJ 220 Criminology 3
EC 425 Law and Economics (W) 3
HDFS 448 Child and Family Policy 3
HST 225 Law, History and Society in the United States 3
PLS 321 Constitutional Law 3
SOC 214 Social Inequality 3
SSC 498 Innovate Gov Internship 3 to 12
3. Two of the following courses (6 credits):
CSUS 465 Environmental and Natural Resource Law 3
ENG 473B Law and Literature 3
FW 181 Introduction to Science Technology, the Environment and Public Policy 3
GBL 323 Introduction to Business Law 3
GSAH 310 Questions of Justice in Global Contexts 3
IBIO 446 Environmental Issues and Public Policy 3
JRN 430 News Media Law and Ethics 3
PHL 101 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PHL 340 Ethics 3
PHL 342 Environmental Ethics 3
PHL 353 Core Themes in Peace and Justice Studies 3
PHL 354 Philosophy of Law 3
4. The following capstone course (3 credits):
PLS 320 Judicial Politics 3