Nov 30, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Law Studies Minor

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These degree requirements are subject to periodic revision by the academic department, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences reserves the right to make exceptions and substitutions as judged necessary in individual cases. Therefore, the College strongly urges students to consult regularly with their major advisor and CLAS advisor to confirm the best plans of study before finalizing them.

Program Delivery

  • This is an on-campus program.

Declaring This Minor

  • To apply for this minor, students must complete and submit a major/minor change declaration form to the CLAS Advising Office in North Classroom, 1030.

General Requirements

To earn a degree, students must satisfy all requirements in each of the areas below, in addition to their individual major requirements.

Program Requirements

  1. Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours from the approved courses.
  2. Students must complete a minimum of 18 upper-division (3000-level and above) credit hours in the minor from the approved courses.
  3. Students must earn a minimum grade of C (2.0) in all minor courses taken at CU Denver and must achieve a minimum cumulative minor GPA of 3.0. All graded attempts in required and elective courses are calculated in the minor GPA. Students cannot complete minor or ancillary course requirements as pass/fail.
  4. Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours with CU Denver faculty from the approved courses.

Program Restrictions, Allowances and Recommendations

  1. All courses must be taken in residence at CU Denver from CU Denver faculty. No transfer courses apply.
  2. Courses taken for the minor cannot serve to fulfill requirements of the university general education or the CLAS undergraduate core graduation requirements. Courses taken for a student’s major cannot be used to fulfill any requirements for the minor unless prior permission is granted by the minor coordinator.
  3. Every course used to complete minor requirements must be upper-division (3000-level and above).

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