legal studies minor

You don’t have to be a future law student to choose a legal studies minor, but plenty of students are. The program will prepare you for careers in government, business or the non-profit sector as well as, yes, the legal field. It’s also a good choice if you major in criminal justice, public administration or sociology.

credits required for the Legal Studies minor


of students are assigned multiple advisers devoted to guiding them through their four years at WOU


of students who apply to WOU are selected for admission

student clubs and organizations are waiting to welcome you in

Highlights of the program

    • Gain an advantage in the workforce by understanding legal processes
    • Decide whether pursuing a law degree is right path for you
    • Get access to LSAT prep, guest speakers and internship opportunities

Example Courses



Professor, Politics, Policy, and Administration
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