Minor Requirements

MINOR IN PHILOSOPHY, POLICY, AND ECONOMICS

Requirements (28 units)

  1. Students must complete 28 units from the courses listed below with a minimum of eight units in each of the fields. Students who major in philosophy, political science or economics must earn 20 units outside their major from the courses listed below.

Course Requirements (28 units)

  1. Philosophy (8-12 units), chosen from:
    • PHIL 314. History of Modern Philosophy: Ethics and Politics (4)
    • PHIL 350. Ethics (4)
    • PHIL 353. Topics in Applied Ethics (4)
    • PHIL 359. Philosophy and Economics (4)
    • PHIL 361. Social and Political Philosophy (4)
    • PHIL 362. Philosophy of Law (4)
    • PHIL 460. Advanced Issues in Value Theory (4)
  2. Economics (8-12 units), chosen from:
    • ECON 443. Origins of Political Economy (4)
    • ECON 445. Political Economy (4)
    • ECON 500. History of Economic Thought (4)
    • ECON 520. Social Economics (4)
    • ECON 530. The Good Economy (4)
  3. Political Science (8-12 units), chosen from:
    • PSCI 310. Classical Political Thought (4)
    • PSCI 311. Foundations of Modern Political Thought (4)
    • PSCI 313. Modern Political Thought (4)
    • PSCI 315. Post Modern Political Thought (4)

MINOR IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

Requirements (32 units)

  1. PSCI 203. American Government (4)
  2. PSCI 204. International Relations (4)
  3. PSCI 314. American Political Thought (4)
  4. Twenty units of upper-division political science course work chosen in consultation with an advisor.

MINOR IN PRE-LAW

Requirements (28 units)

  1. PSCI 328. Judicial Process (4)
  2. PSCI 410. American Constitutional Law (4)
  3. PSCI 411. The Bill of Rights (4)
  4. PSCI 535. Seminar in Constitutional Law (4)
  5. Twelve units chosen from:
    • CJUS 370. Law and the Courts (4)
    • CJUS 580. Juvenile Justice System (4)
    • HIST 540. Constitutional History of the United States (4)
    • MGMT 330. Legal Environment of Business (4)
    • PA 472. Administrative Law (4)
    • May choose only one of the following three courses:
      • PHIL 362A. Philosophy of Law: The Concept of Law (4)
      • PHIL 362B. Philosophy of Law: Morality and the Law (4)
      • PHIL 362C. Philosophy of Law: Rights and the Law (4)
    • PSCI 500. International Law (4)

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