The Legal Studies minor is multidisciplinary, spanning many courses throughout the university. The minor is composed of five classes and an internship, independent research project or other experiential learning component. Students seeking a Legal Studies minor should speak with their advisor and one of the coordinators, Professor Jim Melcher or Professor Chris O’Brien.
LIA 297/LIA 397 or the equivalent course within a discipline (e.g., ): Participation in a service project, an internship, or a significant research project related to the minor, during the academic year or summer. Experience can be satisfied and documented in a variety of ways, and should be arranged with your advisor and the minor Coordinators.
Total Credits for the Minor: 22-26
A minimum of one third of the required credits must be earned at UMF for a minor to be awarded.