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Legal Studies Courses Offered for Fall 2015

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Printable list of Fall 2015 Courses counting for Legal Studies Major

Gateway Courses

Legal Studies/Sociology 131: Criminal Justice in America - 2:30-3:45 M/W + disc

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 - 11 MW + disc
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 - 2:30 - 3:45 M/W
*Political Science 318: Comparative Practices of Genocide - 2:30-3:45 M/W + disc
*Political Science 319: Terrorism - 12:05 M/W + disc
Political Science 412: Constitutional Law - 9:30-10:45 T/R + disc
Political Science 414: Supreme Court as a Political Institution - 4-5:15 M/W
Political Science 426: U.S. Congress - 11 T/R + disc
*Political Science 617: Comparative Legal Institutions - 11-12:15 T/R


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 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
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

Econ 522: Law and Economics - 2:30-3:45 M/W + disc
Hist/AfAm 628: History of the Civil Rights Movement in the U.S. (ethnic st) - 9:30-10:45 T/R
Legal Studies 400: Race and the Law - 11:00-12:15 T/R
Legal Studies 645: Intellectual Freedom - 4-5:15 M/W
Legal Studies 663: Cyber Law - 8-9:15 M/W
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 496-002: Gender, Crime and Justice - 4-5:15 T/R
Soc 496-004: Policing - 11-12:15 T/R
Soc 643: Sociology of Occupations and Professions - 9:30-10:45 T/R

Theme Group 4: Law & Culture

*Anthro 350: Political Anthropology - 9-11:30 F
*Comp Lit 203-002: Law and Literature - 12:05-12:55 M/W + disc
*Legal Studies 450-024: Law and Film - 1-2:15 T/R
*Political Science 616: Comparative Politics of Sport - 4-5:15 M/W

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: Race and the Law - 9:30-10:45 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
*Political Science 617: Comparative Legal Institutions - 11-12:15 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.