2022-2023 University Catalog 
    
    Nov 26, 2022  
2022-2023 University Catalog

Law, Justice, and Society minor


A minor in Law, Justice, and Society requires completion of at least 20 credits from seven 3- or 4-credit courses, as follows. In meeting the requirements of this interdisciplinary minor, a student must use at least nine (9) credits not also used to meet the requirements of any other major or minor.

1. Introduction: LJS 101

2. Distribution: Take at least 14 credits from five courses, with at least one from each of the school lists below. No more than one 100-level course may be taken from these lists and at least one course must be at the 300-level. No single course may fulfill more than one of these requirements.

a. College:
ARTH 146
BIOL 160 (CHEM 160)
CLAS 341 (LJS 341)
ENV 202
HIST 212, 310
JOUR 280, 301, 303, 344, 399 (LAW 242)
LJS 230 (POL 230), 232, 296 (ENGL 296), 345
PHIL 242 (WGSS 242), 245 (POV 245), 247 (POV 247), 252, 254 (WGGS 254), 346, 348
POV 280 (LAW 691)
REL 220 (LAW 620), 222 (LAW 655), 246 (ECON 246), 335 (LAW 615), 381 (LAW 724)
SOAN 245 (POL 245), 246 (POL 246), 253 (POV 253), 268 (POL 268)
and when appropriate and approved in advance:
ENV 295
JOUR 295
LJS 295
MRST 110
PHIL 395
POV 295, 296

b. Williams School:
ACCT 256, 304, 358, 359
BUS 135, 346, 348, 349
ECON 246 (REL 246), 281
LJS 230 (POL 230), 232
POL 230 (LJS 230), 233, 234, 236, 245 (SOAN 245), 246 (SOAN 246), 268 (SOAN 268), 342, 385, 466
and when appropriate and approved in advance:
POL 180, 295, 380

c. Law School:
JOUR 399 (LAW 242); POV 280 (LAW 392); REL 220 (LAW 620), REL 222 (LAW 655), REL 335 (LAW 315), REL 381 (LAW 323); and when appropriate and approved in advance, LJS 295.
Law courses available for the LJS 295 option are LAW 201, 203, 210, 212, 214, 221, 222, 228, 237, 252, 256, 263, 264, 266, 269, 271, 284, 287, 289, 293, 302, 304, 306, 307, 316, 320, 327, 331, 340, 371, 383, 393, 412, 430

3. Capstone: After completion of all other requirements for the minor, take one of the following: LJS 395 or 396

2. Distribution:


Take at least 14 credits from five courses, with at least one from each of the school lists below. No more than one 100-level course may be taken from these lists and at least one course must be at the 300-level. No single course may fulfill more than one of these requirements.

a. College:


c. Law School


Law courses available to be taken by undergraduates are as follows (law course descriptions are available to view in the current School of Law Catalog). These courses are taken by undergraduates as LJS 295, using the registration process described in this catalog’s academic regulations (see “Undergraduates Taking a Course at the Law School”).

  • LAW 603 - Art Law Seminar
  • LAW 604 - Gender And The Law Seminar
  • LAW 607 - First Amendment Seminar
  • LAW 614 - Bioethics Seminar
  • LAW 621 - Child Abuse And Neglect Seminar
  • LAW 628 - Civil Rights Seminar
  • LAW 630 - Feminist And Queer Jurisprudence Seminar
  • LAW 637 - Comparative Constitutional Law Seminar
  • LAW 652 - Corporate Social Responsibility Seminar
  • LAW 656 - Critical Race Theory Seminar
  • LAW 664 - Cyber Security Seminar
  • LAW 669 - Election Law And Voting Rights Seminar
  • LAW 671 - Disability Law Seminar
  • LAW 680 - Introduction To European Union Law Seminar
  • LAW 683 - Mass Atrocities Seminar
  • LAW 693 - Privacy And Information Security Law Seminar
  • LAW 701 - Administrative Law
  • LAW 702 - First Amendment
  • LAW 712 - Sentencing Law And Policy
  • LAW 718 - Bankruptcy
  • LAW 720 - Intellectual Property
  • LAW 721 - Global Environmental Governance: Law, Economics and Policy
  • LAW 722 - Mass Media Law
  • LAW 727 - International Business Transactions
  • LAW 731 - Immigration Law
  • LAW 732 - Income Tax of Trusts and Estates
  • LAW 743 - Healthcare Law
  • LAW 745 - Adoption Law
  • LAW 763 - Death Penalty
  • LAW 766 - Decedents’ Estates And Trusts
  • LAW 771 - National Security Law
  • LAW 789 - Family Law
  • LAW 793 - Federal Income Tax Of Individuals

3. Capstone:


After completion of all other requirements for the minor, take one of the following: