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A minor in philosophy of law consists of 24 credits, to include:

Course Title Hours
PHIL 201Introduction to Ethics3
or PHIL 202 Ethics of Artificial Intelligence
or PHIL 211 History of Ethics
or PHIL 212 Ethics and Applications
or PHIL 213 Ethics and Health Care
or PHIL 214 Ethics and Business
PHIL 221Critical Thinking3
or PHIL 222 Logic
PHIL 320Philosophy of Law3
PHIL 327Normative Ethics3
or PHIL 328 Metaethics
PHIL 335Social and Political Philosophy3
One additional PHIL course3
Select two of the following:6
Studies in Modern American History: ____ (when topic is American constitutional and legal development)
U.S. Constitutional Law: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
U.S. Constitutional Law: Structure of Government
Classical to Modern Political Theory
Modern to Contemporary Political Theory
Total Hours24