College of Social and Behavioral Sciences2018-2019
Department of Politics and International Affairs
Law and Society, Minor
What Can I Do with a Minor in Law and Society?
A minor is earned in conjunction with a bachelor's degree.
To receive a minor (18 to 24 units) at Northern Arizona University, you must complete a planned group of courses from one or more subject matter areas with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0. At least 12 units of the minor must be unique to that minor and not applied to any other minor.
In addition to University Requirements:
- Complete individual plan requirements.
Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.
No more than 50% of the units used to satisfy minor requirements may be used to satisfy major requirements.
|Minimum Units for Completion||21|
|Highest Mathematics Required||MAT 114|
Student Learning Outcomes
- Identify and use salient legal concepts and analytical method to evaluate current public policies, political actors’ behavior, societal events, and institutional arrangements within a diverse world.
- Evaluate the strengths and limitations of a variety of significant analytical approaches used in legal studies and the legal experience.
- Analyze, synthesize and evaluate the interconnectedness and interdependence of the legal experience.
- Demonstrate an ability to apply the discussion to policy and “real world” applications.
- Critically reflect upon the nature and consequences of diversity (e.g. race, gender, class, ethnicity, religion, culture, nation), and develop an understanding of how this diversity both alters and is altered in the legal world.
Take the following 21 units with a minimum 2.75 GPA:
Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.
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