Legal StudiesThe Legal Studies minor is designed to provide a broad background in Fundamental legal studies related to work in law firms, financial institutions, insurance companies, governmental agencies or related entities.Students who successfully complete this minor will:possess a foundation in the theory and practice relevant to Legal Studiespossess related knowledge, skill and abilities that are associated with success in the professionStudents pursuing the bachelor degree in Legal studies program are not allowed to complete this minor. Also, students should seek approved substitution of minor courses that are counted towards the program core and/or specialization courses. In other words, students must complete 21 credit hours of approved coursework beyond the core or specialization requirements.The minor consists of the following seven courses and has a three-credit computer literary pre-requisite, CAT102*. A grade of C or higher is required in all minor coursework.Legal Studies Minor Courses (21 credits)IT 200 - Foundations of Information Technology*PLA 301 - Law and the Legal SystemPLA 310 - Legal ResearchPLA 315 - Legal WritingPLA 320 - Civil LitigationPLA 343 - Business Organizations3-credit upper level PLA electiveApproved PLA electivesPLA 330 - Alternative Dispute ResolutionPLA 335 - Employment LawPLA 405 - Administrative Law and ProcessPLA 440 - ContractsPLA 480 - Bankruptcy*Advanced students may earn credits for the CAT102, IT190, or IT200 courses by test-out examination. Please reference the Credit by Examination policy.