Pre-Law Minor


The mission of the Pre-Law minor is to provide an interdisciplinary liberal arts-based introduction to courses in the law, government, and critical reasoning with an eye to Christian integration as a helpful start toward graduate work for Christians in law and related fields.

Curriculum Requirements

A Pre-law minor is offered with the completion of 18 credits.

Program Courses
The Pre-Law student is required to take the following four courses, which represent the four respective core disciplines serving the pre-law minor.
HIST 360Economic History of the United States3
or POSC 360 Economic History of the United States
PHIL 210Introduction to Logic3
POSC 250Foundations of the American Political System3
or POSC 256 Virtue, Citizenship, and Politics
SOCI 336Unequal Justice: Race, Class, Gender and Crime3
Elective Courses
Select 6 credits from any of the following courses:6
The Colonial Period, American Revolution, 1607–1800
American Democracy, Civil War and Reconstruction, 1800–1877
The Rise of Modern America, 1877–1920
The United States Since 1920
Theoretical Wisdom: Philosophical Topics
American Constitutional Law
Courts and Public Policy
Church and State Relations
Sociology of Violence
Social Inequality: Race, Class and Gender
Total Credits18