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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.


credit hours

Required Course


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*
LAW 4302 - Mock Trial
POLS 3313 - Internship in Political Science (S-L)

Any of the Core Law courses that have not already been taken

Total Credit Hours


*May be repeated for credit when content changes.

Minimum GPA Required for Graduation from Dallas Baptist University: DBU requires a minimum institutional cumulative, major, and minor GPA of 2.0.

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

Refer to individual course descriptions for course requisites.


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