Legal Studies Minor The Legal Studies Minor may be appropriate for students majoring or planning to work in fields that are heavily impacted by law or legal regulations. This minor is also a good choice for students who are considering law school. The legal Studies Minor is not intended to prepare students to work as paralegals and is not approved by the American Bar Association. Requirements View the Legal Studies Minor Advising Sheet The minor in legal studies consists of 24 credits: 12 of the 24 credits must be from LGST, including the required LGST 1110 and LGST 1250. LGST 1110 - American Law and Legal Systems (required course) LGST 1250 - Legal Research and Writing (required course) Twenty (20) additional credits of elective courses chosen from the legal studies curriculum or the following interdisciplinary offerings: PHIL 3330 - Social, Political, and Legal Philosophy MGMT 3130 - Business Law PHIL 1330 - Logic HIST 3930 - Topics in United States History - Landmark Trials in American History For transfer students, at least 16 of these 24 credits must be taken at Hamline.