The pre-law minor in the Department of Government, Policy, and Law (GOVT) is intended for students who are interested in (1) the formal study of law; (2) how law intersects with politics; (3) attending law school or a law-related graduate program; or (4) pursuing a career in law or a law-related field. The core skills, knowledge and experience acquirable in the pre-law minor will provide a sound foundation for law school, law-related careers and a variety of other professions.
Regulations Governing Minor Course Work
- There shall be a minimum of 18.0 credit hours with a minimum Millersville QPA of 2.0.
- Only one course which counts toward your major may be counted toward your minor.
- Courses that count toward a minor are also eligible to be used to satisfy the current University-wide General Education requirements subject to normal distribution requirements.
- At least two courses should be at the upper-division level (300-400). Exceptions may be requested upon evidence of program depth.
- No course needed for the minor may be taken Pass-Fail.
- One-half or more of the work required for the minor must be completed at Millersville University.
- No student may minor in his or her major.
Minor in Pre-Law
Total hours21 hours
Intro to American Government3 hours
Intro to the US Constitution3 hours
Global Crime and Justice3 hours
American Judiciary3 hours
International Law3 hours
Constitutional Law: Federalism and Separation of Powers3 hours
Constitutional Law: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties3 hours