Nicholas Buccola, Ph.D.
The Law, Rights, and Justice minor encourages students interested in law to connect legal theory with legal practice, to explore law through the lenses provided by multiple disciplines, to think critically about the relationship between law, rights, and competing conceptions of justices, and to combine liberal learning with career aspirations.
In successfully completing the Law, Rights, and Justice minor, a student will:
For a minor in Law, Rights, and Justice: Completion of 6 courses, including POLS 220 or PHIL 365, and POLS 320; at least one elective from PHIL 180, 215, 306, 320, 360, SOAN 240, ENGL 260 (Transatlantic Literature: The Good Society), POLS 310, 380 (subject to approval depending on the topic); at least one elective from POLS 225, 325, 362, MSCM 337, BNSS 340, 435, 440, ECON 352, SOCL 370. Elective credits for this minor may not count toward the student’s major. No more than three courses from one department may be counted toward the minor. If a student believes a course not listed above might be an acceptable alternative, he or she should check with the coordinator of the program.