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
Introduction to American Government3 hours
Introduction to the US Constitution3 hours
Introduction to the U.S. Constitution
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