Minor in Pre-Law
THE PURSUIT OF LAW AND VIRTUE
If you are strongly considering obtaining a law degree, the minor in Pre-Law at the Abbey will bring you one solid step closer to that goal. This minor combines courses in constitutional law with the study of criminal courts, psychological statistics, and business law, building a foundation for the understanding of law and virtue.
PO 309: Constitutional Law I
PO 310: Constitutional Law II
Any three courses from the list below:
PH 202: Introduction to Logic
PO 311/CJ 311: Moot Court
CJ 355: English Roots of American Law
CJ 360: American Criminal Courts
CJ 370: Criminal Procedure
CJ 450: Trial Advocacy
BU 412: Legal Environment of Business
PC 300: Statistics for Psychology
Note: CJ201 is a prerequisite for students wishing to take CJ 302, CJ 355, CJ 360, or CJ 370.
Certain majors are usual precursors to law school. We recommend majoring in English, History, or Government and Political Philosophy, because these disciplines hone the particular skills needed for success in law school. However, since a high cumulative grade point average in a student’s undergraduate studies considerably improves his or her chances for admission to any law school, students should major in any field that genuinely interests them and in which they excel.
*It is the student’s responsibility to verify that all degree requirements for graduation are fulfilled.
Legal Environment of Business
American Criminal Courts
Constitutional Law I & II