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.
- 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.
|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.