Total Required Credits: 16
The Liberal Studies minor in Pre-law allows students to take courses related to four learning objectives that are described below. Students select four courses representing at least three of these objectives. Select courses from at least two different disciplines across these objectives. The disciplines include history, philosophy, literature, sociology and communication. "Topics" courses (e.g. SOC-391) may also apply.
- Achieve an understanding of international institutions and issues, of world events, and of the increasing interdependence of the nations and communities of the world.
Course List Code Title Credit Hours HIST-306 International Relations 4 HIST-308 America and the World 4 HIST-320 Modern Middle East 4 HIST-322 Africa in the World Economy 4
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- Achieve an understanding of human behavior and social interaction with particular emphasis on understanding diverse cultures within and beyond the U.S
Course List Code Title Credit Hours LIT-309 The Literature of Multicultural America 4 LIT-310 African American Literature 4 LIT-311 Literatures of the African Diaspora 4 SOC-332 Contemporary Social Problems 4 SOC-337 Religion in Society 4 SOC-338 Gender and Society 4 SSCI-314 Technology and Sustainable Development 4 SSCI-398 Social Science Study Abroad Advanced Topics 4
- Achieve an understanding of effective and ineffective practices in human communication
Course List Code Title Credit Hours COMM-311 Rhetorical Principles of Persuasion 4 COMM-313 Rhetorical Principles of Public Speaking 4 SOC-335 Analysis of Social Dissent 4
“Topics” courses in the humanities and social sciences (numbered 391) may also count for this minor. See the Quick Guide to Liberal Studies Electives posted in the Registrar's website, and distributed at registration for more information.
For more information on the Pre-Law Minor contact the Liberal Studies Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.