The Pre-law Studies Minor is an inter-disciplinary minor designed to give students a broad background upon which to build formal legal training.

The minor includes courses in economics, English, history, philosophy, political science and public speaking that are designed to prepare students with the skills necessary to be successful law school applicants and students.

Requirements for the Minor in Pre-Law Studies

Students who minor in pre-law studies must complete 22 hours, including BADM 301, PHIL 205, PLSC 210/PRLW 2100, and a one-hour PRLW 4007 internship; three hours of business administration/economics electives chosen from ACCT 203, BADM 325, ECON 202, and ECON 327; three hours of communication electives selected from ENGL 2103, ENGL 2101, ENGL 3650, and SPCH 201; three hours of philosophy/political thought electives from PHIL 314, PHIL 330, or PLSC 322; and three hours of law electives chosen from PLSC 304, PLSC 305, or SOC 309.

For more information on the Pre-law Studies minor, please contact the Pre-law Advisor, Dr. Erin McAdams, at (864) 833-8347 or