Law minor

The minor in law is a cooperative program offered by the Mike Ilitch School of Business and the Law School. Undergraduate students earning this minor will develop skills such as logical and critical thinking, oral and written communication, reading comprehension and analysis along with core business principles and practices. With a law minor, career opportunities are broadened to those with a legal component in local and state government, immigration, human resources, compliance and advocacy and more.

Undergraduate students in any major who have a minimum 2.5 GPA are eligible to apply for a law minor. If you are interested in completing a minor in law, email or call 313-577-4505.

Law minor requirements

The law minor involves six classes and a total of 18 credits. You will need to take three classes each in business and three in law. A minimum grade of C is required in all of the law minor courses. The nature of these classes depends on whether you are a business or non-business major.

For business majors, the law minor consists of one prerequisite business course, three additional business courses and three law courses. For non-business majors, the law minor requires three business courses and three law courses.

Business major prerequisite course

Business major required courses

  • BLW 5190 Business Law II (mandatory course - may not be waived or substituted)

Plus two of the following:

Non-business major required courses

Plus two of the following:

Required law courses for all students pursuing this minor

The list of required business course options provides you with the flexibility to pursue areas that are of particular interest to you. You are encouraged to meet with a business school advisor about your options.