History of Law (Minor)

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The History of Law minor provides an opportunity for non-history majors to gain a solid introduction to historical study related to law and legal history. This minor will give non-history majors training in basic historical skills and specific knowledge about histories related to criminal justice and law. A History of Law minor provides students with valuable skills that are developed in History courses in addition to the specific content focus on the history and evolution of the law and legal history. 

Required: Five History Courses

Course Title Quarter Hours
HST 298INTRODUCTION TO HISTORICAL SOURCES AND METHODS4
HST 388THE COURT AND THE U.S. BILL OF RIGHTS4
Select one history course at any level (must be approved by Director)4
Select two of the following:8
U.S. LABOR HISTORY
EUROPE FROM CONFLICT TO CONSENSUS
ENGLISH CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY
THE NATION AND NATIONALISM IN EUROPE
FRENCH REVOLUTION AND NAPOLEON
THE AGE OF ENLIGHTENMENT IN EUROPE
THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
THE CIVIL WAR ERA
EMERGENCE OF MODERN AMERICA, 1877-1914
THE GREAT DEPRESSION AND THE NEW DEAL ERA
RECONSTRUCTION AND THE RISE OF JIM CROW
UNITED STATES CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY TO 1865
UNITED STATES CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY SINCE 1865
ISSUES IN NON-U.S. LEGAL HISTORY
Or select a relevant 300-Level HST topics course, per Director approval