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Philosophy Law and Politics: Option

The Philosophy, Law, and Politics option is recommended for students who are interested in the philosophical study of law and its relation to morality, politics, and the state. This option provides excellent preparation for careers in the legal profession, politics, and government.


  • PL 210 or 240
  • PL 289
  • PL 280 or 302
  • PL 301 or 360
  • PL 368
  • PL 320
  • PL 450
  • Two electives, one of which may be from another department whose offerings complement this option.

Lists of approved electives from other departments for all options are available in the philosophy department. Alternative courses must be approved by the student’s advisor and the department chair.