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Legal Studies Courses Offered for Fall 2014

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Gateway Courses

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

Methods Courses (Statistics and Research Design)

General Business 303: Business Statistics
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

Psychology 225: Experimental Psychology
Sociology 357: Methods of Sociological Inquiry

Theme Group 1: Legal Institutions

General Business 301: Business Law
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/Soc 415: The Legal Profession - 2:30-3:45 T/R
Legal Studies/Soc 641: Sociology of Law - 2:30-3:45 M/W+ disc
*Political Science 316: Principles of International Law - 11-11:50 T/R + disc
*Political Science 338: The European Union - 4-5:15 T/R + disc
Political Science 414: Supreme Court as a Political Institution - 4-5:15 M/W + disc
Political Science 411: Constitutional Law I - 4-5:15 T/R + disc
Political Science 417: American Judicial System - 2:30-3:45 T/R + disc
Political Science 470: The First Amendment - 1-2:15 T/R + disc

Theme Group 2: Process of Legal Order & Disorder

Comm Arts 671: Communication and Social Conflict (prereqs)
Legal Studies/Soc 694: Criminal Justice Field Observation (application required) - 5:30-7:30 M
Psych 411, Sec 004: Psych Juvenile Delinquency (Psych 225 prereq) - 9-11:30 M
Psych 526: The Criminal Mind: Forensic and Psychobiological Perspectives - 11-12:15 T/R + disc
RMI 615: Liability Risk Management (RMI 300 prereq)
Sociology 441: Criminology - 4-5:15 M/W + disc
Sociology 446: Juvenile Delinquency- 2:30-3:45 M/W

Theme Group 3: Law & Social Forces

AfAm 671: Topic: Criminalizing Blackness: Race and Imprisonment in American History – R 2:25-4:55
Econ 522: Law and Economics - 2:30-3:45 M/W + disc
*Gender/Women's Studies 424: Women's Int'l Human Rights - 9:30-10:45 T/R
Hist/AfAm 628: History of the Civil Rights Movement in the U.S. (ethnic st) - 9:30-10:45 T/R
Legal Studies/Soc 641: Sociology of Law - 2:30-3:45 M/W + disc
LIS 645: Intellectual Freedom - 1:30-4 M
Psych 411, Sec 002: Legal Psych: Crim & Civil Issues (Psych 225 prereq) - 2:25-4:55 M
Soc 220: Ethnic Mov'ts in the US (ethnic stds & Comm B) - 4-5:15 T/R + disc
Soc 496-004: Policing - 11-12:15 T/R

Theme Group 4: Law & Culture

*Comp Lit 203-001: Law and Literature - 12:05-12:55 M/W + disc
*History 500: Chinese Law and Society - 1:20-3:15 W

Theme Group 5: Law & Theory

*Legal Studies/History 426: History of Punishment - 2:30-3:45 T/R + disc
Legal Studies 450: Jurisprudence and Social Issues - 9:55-10:45 MWF
*History 500: Law and the Sacred in the Middle Ages - 11-12:55 T
Philosophy 341: Contemporary Moral Issues

Core Perspectives

Legal Studies/History 261: American Legal History to 1860 - 9:30-10:45 T/R
*Legal Studies/History 426: History of Punishment - 2:30-3:45 T/R + disc
Legal Studies/Soc 641: Sociology of Law - 2:30-3:45 M/W + disc

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