Legal Studies Prerequisites Spring 2022

Students must take one distinct course from each of the following four areas.
All courses taken for the major must be taken for a letter grade.
Students must have an overall 2.0 prereq gpa.

NOTE:  Prerequisites may be taken at a community college during the summer. Check on under Legal Studies for courses that articulate

NOTE: Prereqs cannot be fulfilled while studying abroad.

NOTE:  AP exams with a score of 3 or higher may be used to fulfill prereqs (see below under each category).

NOTE:  IB credit may be used to fulfill prereqs with a score of 5 or higher.

Note: Prereq courses in bold can only be used for the New Plan:


Stat/Info C8 Foundations of Data Science
Stat 2 Intro to Statistics
Stat 20 Intro to Probability & Statistics
Stat 102 Introduction to the Theory of Statistics


Phil 2 Individual Morality and Social Justice
Phil 12A Introduction to Logic
Phil 25B Ancient/Modern Philosophy
Phil 132 Philosophy of the Mind
AGRS 36  Greek Philosophy


Hist 4B The Ancient Mediterranean World, Medieval Europe
Hist 7B Introduction to the History of the United States
History 8B: Modern Latin America
Hist C139C  Civil Rights & Social Movements in U.S. History (also AmerStud 139AC)
Eth Std 21AC A Comparative Survey of Racial and Ethnic Groups in the U.S.

Social/Behavioral Sciences

Econ 1 Introduction to Economics
Econ 2 Introduction to Economics – Lecture Format
Econ 100A Economic Analysis
Econ 101A Economic Theory
Eth Std 21AC A Comparative Survey of Racial and Ethnic Groups in the U.S.
Poli Sci 1 Intro to American Politics
Poli Sci 2 Intro to Comparative Politics
Sociology 1 Introduction to Sociology
Sociology 3AC Principles of Sociology
Sociology 5 Evaluation of Evidence
Sociology 101 Sociological Theory