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A. Core course: LGLS 10a (Introduction to Law), preferably no later than the student's junior year.
B. One LGLS course numbered 100 or higher, OR one of the following: AMST 60a, AMST 188b, AMST 189a, PHIL 13b, PHIL 74b. LGLS 161b or IGS/LGLS 185b may fulfill this requirement or D2 (listed below) but not both.
C. Three additional courses, which may include courses listed in B above and elective courses listed below. Apart from courses listed in B above, students may count no more than two courses from the same department.
D. One of the following:
- An internship (LGLS 89a) arranged through the LGLS office.
- LGLS 161b or IGS/LGLS 185b. These courses may fulfill either this requirement or B (listed above) but not both.
- A senior thesis in the student's major, supervised by the major department, which includes some aspect of law (requires prior approval of LGLS Program Director).
E. No course for which a student receives a grade below a C-, nor any course taken pas/fail, may be counted toward the minor.