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History of Law (Minor)

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
HST 301
U.S. LABOR HISTORY
HST 308
EUROPE FROM CONFLICT TO CONSENSUS
HST 328
ENGLISH CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY
HST 331
THE NATION AND NATIONALISM IN EUROPE
HST 332
FRENCH REVOLUTION AND NAPOLEON
HST 335
THE AGE OF ENLIGHTENMENT IN EUROPE
HST 371
THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
HST 373
THE CIVIL WAR ERA
HST 374
EMERGENCE OF MODERN AMERICA, 1877-1914
HST 375
THE GREAT DEPRESSION AND THE NEW DEAL ERA
HST 379
RECONSTRUCTION AND THE RISE OF JIM CROW
HST 385
UNITED STATES CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY TO 1865
HST 386
UNITED STATES CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY SINCE 1865
HST 395
ISSUES IN NON-U.S. LEGAL HISTORY
Or select a relevant 300-Level HST topics course, per Director approval

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