Western Kentucky University

Information about the Minor

Course of Study

 

REQUIRED COURSES (9 hours)

HIST 445:  American Legal History to 1865 (3)

HIST 446: American Legal History Since 1865 (3)

PS 326:  Constitutional Law (3) 

RESTRICTED ELECTIVES

(9 hours: one course from each pod)

POD 1 (3):

PHIL 350: Ethical Theory (3)

JOUR 301: Press Law and Ethics or

  BCOM 301:  Mass Communication Law and Ethics (3)

PS 338:  Government and Ethics (3) 

POD 2 (3):

GEOG 487: Environmental Law and Policy (3)

PSY 470: Psychology of Law (3)

SOCL 432: Sociology of Criminal Law (3) 

POD 3 (3):

ECON 390:  Economics, Law, and Public Choice (3)

MGT 200: Legal Environment of Business (3)

MGT 301:  Business Law (3) 

ELECTIVES (6 hours selected from the following; at least two different disciplines must be represented)

BCOM 301: Mass Communication Law and Ethics (3)

ECON 390:  Economics, Law and Public Choice (3)

GEOG 487: Environmental Law and Policy (3)

HIST 430:  History of the Civil Rights Movement (3)

JOUR 301: Press Law and Ethics

MGT 200: Legal Environment of Business (3)

MGT 365:  Entrepreneurial Law (3)

MGT 400:  Employment Law (3)

PHIL 321: Morality and Business (3)

PHIL 322: Biomedical Ethics (3)

PHIL 323: Social Ethics (3)

PHIL 350:  Ethical Theory (3)

PHIL 427: Philsophy and Law (3)

PS 220:  Judicial Process (3)

PS 327: Civil Liberties (3)

PS 338:  Government and Ethics (3)

PSY 470: Psychology of Law (3)

RELS 202:  Racial Justice (3)

SOCL 330:  Criminology (3)

SOCL 332:  Juvenile Delinquency (3)

SOCL 432: Sociology of Criminal Law (3)

Three-credit service-learning component in consultation with program director (3)

TOTAL: 24

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Last Modified 4/4/14