Justice, Poltical Philosophy, and Law - Undergraduate Minor

The aim of Justice, Political Philosophy, and Law is to cultivate a reasoned understanding of law and legal institutions, as well as the moral theories that support the value and justice of these institutions. The JPPL minor offers a sequence of courses in critical thinking, law, policy, global justice, ethical theory, political philosophy, moral theory, and human rights. JPPL students will be well-prepared for further studies or careers in law, philosophy, politics, public service, education, human rights, or public policy. 

Prefix Title Credits
Introductory Courses
Select one from the following:3
Philosophy, Law, and Ethics3
Introduction to Philosophy3
Philosophical Thought3
PHIL 1120GLogic, Reasoning, & Critical Thinking3
or PHIL 312 Formal Logic
PHIL 2110GIntroduction to Ethics3
Philosophy of Law
PHIL 376Philosophy of Law3
Human Rights and Global Justice
Select one from the following:3
Social and Political Philosophy3
Environmental Ethics3
Ethics and Global Poverty3
Ancient Philosophy3
Ethical Theory3
Writing Philosophy3
Elective
Select one from the following:3
Social and Political Philosophy3
Biomedical Ethics3
Environmental Ethics3
Engineering Ethics3
Applied Ethics3
Ethics and Global Poverty3
Modern Philosophy3
Ethical Theory3
Philosophy of Law3
Writing Philosophy3
Total Credits18