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 of upper-division selected-topic courses (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)
|Introduction to Law
|The American Judiciary
|Constitutional Law: National Government
|Constitutional Law: Civil Liberties
|Electives (9 Credits)
|Select three of the following:
|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