Legal Studies Minor

Course Requirements

To complete a minor in legal studies, a student must complete the following course requirements with a Pass or a grade of a C or better:

Lower-Division Courses

One lower-division course.

LGST 10Introduction to Legal Process

5

Upper-Division Courses

Any five upper-division electives may be used to complete the minor.

The following courses are offered by the Legal Studies (LGST) Program, are crosslisted with LGST by another department, or are offered by another department. Enrollment in LGST or the course code listed will count toward the legal studies major requirements. 

ANTH 110C
/LGST 112
California Pasts

5

LGST 158
/POLI 158
Law and Politics of Memory

5

POLI 102Doing Research

5

LGST 108Gender, Sexuality, and Law

5

LGST 109Legal Theory

5

LGST 111B
/POLI 111B
Civil Liberties

5

LGST 111CIssues in Constitutional Law

5

LGST 113Gay Rights and the Law

5

LGST 114Jews, Anti-Semitism, and the American Legal System

5

LGST 115Law and the Holocaust

5

LGST 116
/POLI 116
Comparative Law

5

LGST 117Sports, Law, and Politics

5

LGST 118Law and Literature

5

LGST 125History of the U.S. Penal Culture

5

LGST 130Inequality and Law

5

LGST 131Wildlife, Wilderness, and the Law

5

LGST 133
/POLI 133
Law of Democracy

5

LGST 135Native Peoples Law

5

LGST 136Federal Indian Law and International Comparative Indigenous Peoples' Law

5

LGST 137International Environmental Law and Policy

5

LGST 139War Crimes

5

LGST 150Children and the Law

5

LGST 152Courts and Litigation

5

LGST 154The Legal Profession

5

LGST 155Topics in American Legal History: Making of American Constitutionalism

5

LGST 156Administrative Law and Challenges of Regulation

5

LGST 157Political Jurisprudence

5

LGST 159Property and the Law

5

POLI 160B
/LGST 160B
International Law

5

POLI 171
/LGST 171
Law of War

5

LGST 173
/POLI 173
Disability, Law, & Politics

5

POLI 175
/LGST 175
Human Rights

5

LGST 185Legal Studies Internship/Field Seminar: Experiences in Law, Policy, and Society

5

POLI 186
/LGST 186
Global Health Politics

5

ANTH 130CPolitics and Culture in China

5

ANTH 148
/FMST 148
Gender and Global Development

5

ANTH 187Cultural Heritage in Colonial Contexts

5

ANTH 187BCultural Resource Management

5

ENVS 140National Environmental Policy

5

FMST 194O
/CRES 190O
/CRES 10/CRES 100
The Politics of Gender and Human Rights

5

HIS 110BRevolutionary America, 1740-1815

5

HIS 121BAfrican American History: 1877 to the Present

5

LALS 194XExtractivism and Socio-Environmental Conflicts in the Americas

5

LIT 168AThe Culture of Islamic Law

5

PHIL 140History of Ethics

5

PHIL 153Philosophy of Race

5

PSYC 114Human Development as a Cultural Process

5

PSYC 140MLegitimizing (In)Equality: Attitudes, Beliefs, and Social Policy

5

PSYC 153The Psychology of Poverty and Social Class

5

POLI 103Feminist Interventions

5

SOCY 185Environmental Inequality

5