This program is designed to introduce the student to the nature and significance of law in Western society. Required and elective courses examine
- the role of law in America,
- the history, organization, and dynamics of legal institutions,
- the relationship of law to contemporary social questions,
- legal principles governing business, commerce, and labor, and
- law in the contemporary international system.
|Required Courses (9 Credits)|
|POL350||Introduction to Law||3|
|POL317||The American Judiciary||3|
|POL351||Constitutional Law: National Government||3|
|or POL352||Constitutional Law: Civil Liberties|
|Electives (9 Credits)|
|Select three of the following:||9|
|Blacks and the American Law|
|Legal Environment of Business 1|
|Business Law for Accountants 1|
|Mass Media Law|
|Philosophy of Law|
|Political Obligation and Punishment|
|Constitutional Law: National Government 2|
|Constitutional Law: Civil Liberties 2|
|Sex Discrimination and the Law|
|Reproductive Law and Policy|
The Constitutional Law course not taken as a required course may be taken as an elective.
Up to three credits 393 or 493, by prior approval of the chair of the Department of Political Science & International Relations, may count for credit in this minor.
Courses used to meet the requirements of another major or minor may not be used to meet the requirements of this minor.
Students must earn a grade of C- or better in courses used for the Law & Politics minor.