Legal Studies & History, Minor

The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and the College of Arts and Sciences are pleased to offer a unique program of study for undergraduate students that enables them to explore multiple perspectives on law as an inter-school supplement to their major field of study.

Minor Requirements
Required Courses
HIST 168History of American Law to 18771
HIST 169History of American Law Since 18771
LGST 101Law and Social Values1
Philosophical Foundations of Law
Select one of the following:1
The Social Contract
Philosophy of Law
Justice, Law and Morality
Law and Economics
Political & Institutional Context of Law
Select one of the following:1
American Capitalism
American Monuments: Landscape, Memory, Power
HIST 167
HIST 442
American Political Thought
Law and Society
International Perspective
Select one of the following:1
Emerging Economies
Law and Policy in International Business
Human Rights and Globalization
Public Policy & Regulation
Select one of the following:1
Public Finance and Policy.
Business in the Global Political Environment.
Ethics and Social Responsibility
Legal Depth
Select one of the following:1
Law of Corporate Management and Finance
Real Estate Law
Innovation, Marketing Strategy, and Antitrust
The Sports Industry: Business and Legal Aspects
The Law at Work: Employment Law for Managers
LGST 211
Environmental Management: Law & Policy
Diversity and the Law
Constitutional Law and Free Enterprise
Other 200 level LGST course, with permission
Total Course Units8

The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2020 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.