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Minor in Legal Studies

The Legal Studies minor is an introductory program to the field of Law. The purpose of this minor is to train up men and women to be Christian Leaders within the context of a legal practice. Fifteen hours of course-work will introduce the student to base level knowledge that will assist them in their first year of law school, as well as prepare them to be a Christian influence in the legal field.

The following courses comprise the 15 credit hours necessary for a Legal Studies minor.


Required Course
Credit Hrs.
LED 3307 A Christian Worldview of Business, Politics, and the Law

Choose two of the following Core Law courses:


LAW 3301

Business and Contract Law

LAW 3302

Criminal Law and Personal Injury

LAW 3304

Constitutional Law and Theory

Choose two of the following Legal Studies Electives:


LAW 3303

Legal and Political Advocacy
LAW 4301 Special Topics in the Law*
POLS 3313 Internship in Political Science (S-L)
Any of the Core Law courses that have not already been taken
Total Credit Hours Required

*May be repeated for credit when content changes.

Minimum GPA Required for Graduation from Dallas Baptist University

DBU requires a minimum cumulative, major, and minor GPA of 2.0 (comprised of transfer and DBU hours).

(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.


For details, contact:

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences



Minor in Legal Studies Program
Phone: 214.333.5238
Fax: 1.800.460.1328

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