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Legal Studies Courses Offered for Fall 2016

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Printable list of Fall 2016 Courses counting for Legal Studies Major

Gateway Courses

Legal Studies/Sociology 131: Criminal Justice in America - 2:30-3:45 M/W + disc
Legal Studies/Political Science 217: Law, Politics and Society - 3-4:15 T/R

Methods Courses (Statistics and Research Design)

Economics 310: Statistics: Measurement in Economics
Psychology 210: Basic Stats for Psychology
Sociology 360: Statistics for Sociologists
Statistics 224: Intro Stats for Engineers
Statistics 301: Introduction to Statistics
Statistics 371: Intro Applied Stats - Life Sciences

Political Science 200: Research Methods in Political Science
Psychology 225: Experimental Psychology
Sociology 357: Methods of Sociological Inquiry

Theme Group 1: Legal Institutions

General Business 301: Business Law - online + disc
General Business 302: Bus Orgs and Negotiable Instruments
Legal Studies/Hist 261: American Legal History to 1860 - 9:30-10:45 T/R
*Legal Studies 409: Human Rights in Law and Society - 2:30-3:45 M/W
*Legal Studies 400-020: Comparative Constitutional Law - 2:25-5:25 W
*Political Science 319: Terrorism - 9:55 M/W + disc
*Political Science 338: The European Union - 4-5:15 T/R + disc
Political Science 412: The American Constitution II - 9:30-10:45 T/R + disc
Political Science 414: Supreme Court as a Political Institution - 4-5:15 M/W + disc

Theme Group 2: Process of Legal Order & Disorder

Legal Studies 460: Surveillance, Privacy, & Police Powers - 2:30-3:45 T/R
Political Science 452: Criminal Law and Justice - 2:30-3:45 M/W
Psych 526: The Criminal Mind: Forensic and Psychobiological Perspectives - 11-12:15 T/R + disc
Sociology 446: Juvenile Delinquency - 2:30-3:45 M/W
Sociology 441: Criminology - 4-5:15 M/W + disc

Theme Group 3: Law & Social Forces

Afro Am 671 Topics: Criminalizing Blackness: Race & Imprisonment in America – 2:25-4:55 T
Afro Am 673 Topics: Race & Policing – 2:25-5:05 M
Econ 522: Law and Economics - 2:30-3:45 M/W + disc
*History 500: Chinese Law and Society - 1:20-3:15 W
Hist/AfAm 628: History of the Civil Rights Movement in the U.S. (ethnic st) - 1-2:15 T/R
*Legal Studies 400-022: Gender, Crime and Justice - 1-2:15 T/R
Psych 311-003: Psychology, Law and Social Policies - 2:25-3:15 M/W

Theme Group 4: Law & Culture

*Anthro 350: Political Anthropology - 9:30-10:45 T/R
*Comp Lit 203-002: Law and Literature - 11-12:15 M/W (restricted to FIG students)

Theme Group 5: Law & Theory

Philosophy 341: Contemporary Moral Issues

Core Perspectives

Legal Studies/History 261: American Legal History to 1860 - 9:30-10:45 T/R
*Legal Studies 400-020: Comparative Constitutional Law - 2:25-5:25 W
*Legal Studies 400-022: Gender, Crime and Justice - 1-2:15 T/R
*Legal Studies 409: Human Rights in Law and Society - 2:30-3:45 M/W
Legal Studies 460: Surveillance, Privacy, & Police Powers - 2:30-3:45 T/R


*Meets requirement that at least two courses in the major must have substantial content dealing with countries or cultures other than the United States.