minor code: PLIP
The Pre-Law Intellectual Property minor at New Mexico State University is part of a pre-law education program that addresses the growing demand for lawyers with a strong understanding of a broad cross-section of STEM subjects. A student must pass 18 credits of courses with a grade C- or better chosen from menus available on the Chemical and Materials Engineering website. No courses may be taken S/U. All prerequisites for the classes must be met or consent of the instructor obtained before enrolling in class.
REQUIRED Courses (18 credits):
- CHME 449. (3) Intellectual Property for Engineers & Scientists
- PHIL 1145G.1 (3) Philosophy, Law, and Ethics
- COMM 351. (3) Persuasion Theory
- BLAW 316. (3)2 Legal Environment of Business
- POLS 391. (3) Constitutional Law
- POLS 394. (3) Judicial Process
- upper-division, discipline-specific course in ethics
- Survey Engineering Majors may substitute
SUR 312. (3) Legal Principles of Boundary Surveying
- A Patent & Trademark workshop was held Sept. 21, 2016. The presentations were filmed and are available for viewing by going to the Patent & Trademark Resource Center libguide (http://nmsu.libguides.com/ptrc) and scrolling down to the PTRC Grand Opening Training box. You will find the videos, along with the presenters’ slides.
- Students are advised to look for and take when available the course POLS 308. (1) Prepping for Law School Admissions Test.
Prof. Kim Seckler (firstname.lastname@example.org) in the Department of Government serves the NMSU campus as the pre-law advisor. She represents a resource at your availability to help you in preparing and applying to law school.