Requirements for the Law Studies Option
Students may emphasize the study of law within the major by completing the requirements listed below. These are in addition to all of the requirements for the standard Political Science major. As noted in the chart, some courses will satisfy both a requirement for the Law Studies Option and for the Political Science major.
Students are advised to consult with their political science advisor to understand the requirements for the major AND with their Letters & Science advisor to understand UWM’s general education requirements, and the College of Letters & Science breadth and other degree requirements. Degree requirements will vary depending on when you took your first college class. Read more about the major requirements here, and the degree requirements on the L&S Degree Requirements web pages.
In addition to the requirements for the standard Political Science major, students taking the Law Studies Option must complete the following. Where relevant, we have indicated which courses also count towards a requirement for the standard Political Science major.
|LAW STUDIES OPTION (15 CREDITS MINIMUM)|
At least two of the following:
Majors must attain a 2.000 GPA in all political science courses, including any transfer work.