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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog - SCCC & Day Students 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog - SCCC & Day Students [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Law and Legal Studies Minor


This minor is designed to introduce students in a systematic way to the American systems of civil and criminal justice; to provide an introduction to law and the legal system for students who are considering careers in law or criminal justice; and to provide an opportunity for students to undertake advanced law-related courses, grounded in a basic understanding of law and the legal system.

Competencies, Knowledge, or Skills to be Achieved:

The minor introduces students to legal reasoning, to case analysis, and to legal terms and citations as well as theoretical matters. Aside from an understanding of the nature of the legal process, the minor seeks to develop each student’s capabilities for critical thinking and systematic analysis.

This minor is not approved for students majoring in political science or criminal justice.

Structure of the Minor:

Total Credit Hours Required:

15 of which 9 must be completed at The Citadel