University of South Florida St. Petersburg

2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog

Minor in Legal Studies (LGSP)

The College of Business (COB) in conjunction with the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), offers a Legal Studies minor that is open to all USFSP students regardless of their major. The minor in Legal Studies provides students with real law for the real world. The minor will:

  • Instill in students a strong, pragmatic understanding of legal concepts, public policy, law, and its applications while emphasizing the implications on societies and business;
  • Complement existing CAS and COB majors;
  • Develop students’ ability to recognize legal issues and manage risks;
  • Develop students analytical, problem solving and negotiation skills along with their ethical sensitivity;
  • Develop students’ ability to formulate and advocate positions, and to use those skills to effectively communicate; and
  • Improve students’ leadership skills, social business skills, marketability, and employment prospects.

The Legal Studies Minor consists of:

Required Courses 6 hours

Elective Courses 9 hours

Total 15 hours

A 2.0 GPA must be maintained in all of the course work toward the minor and all 15 hours for the legal studies minor must be earned at USFSP.

Required Courses (6 hours):

BUL 3320

Law and Business I


BUL 3321

Law and Business II


Elective Courses (9hours):

*BUL 493X

Selected Topics



Anatomy of a Deal



Constitutional Law and Free Enterprise


BUL 5332

Law and the Accountant


MAN 4402

Employment Laws


POS 3697

Environmental Law


POS 4614

Constitutional Law I





POS 4624

Constitutional Law II


CJL 3110

Substantive Criminal Law


INR 4403

International Law


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