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Legal Studies Courses Offered for Spring

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Legal Studies Spring Course Handout (for printing)

Gateway Courses

Legal St/Soc 131: Criminal Justice in America - 9:30-10:45 T/R + disc
Legal St/Poli Sci 217: Law, Politics, and Society - 2:30-3:45 M/W

Methods Courses (Statistics and Research Design)

Statistics

Statistics 301: Statistics
Statistics 371: Statistics for Applied Life Sciences
Economics 310: Statistics: Measurement in Economics
Psychology 210: Basic Stats for Psychology
Sociology 360: Statistics for Sociologists

Research Design

Political Science 200: Methods of Political Inquiry - 2:25-3:15 T/R + disc
Political Science 544: Intro to Survey Research- 3:30-4:20 M/W + disc
Psychology 225: Experimental Psychology
Sociology 357: Methods of Sociological Inquiry - 11-11:50 T/R + disc

Theme Group 1: Legal Institutions

Educational Leadership and Policy Studies 502: Law and Public Education (online)

General Business 301: Business Law - online + disc
General Business 302: Business Orgs & Negotiable Instruments
Legal Studies/History 262: American Legal History from 1860s to Present - 2:25-3:15 T/R + disc
*Legal Studies 409: Human Rights - 9:30-10:45 T/R
Legal St 444: Law in Action - 12:05-12:55 M/W + disc
Legal Studies/Soc 641: Sociology of Law - 11-12:15 T/R
*Political Science 316: Principles of International Law – 8:50-9:40 T/R + disc
Political Science 411: The American Constitution I 8:50-9:45 M/W/F + disc
Political Science 601: Supreme Court's 2016 term - 8:30-10:30am W             
Political Science 417: The American Judicial System 11-12:15 T/R + disc                                       
Political Science 426: United States Congress – 2:30-3:45 T/R                   

Theme Group 2: Process of Legal Order & Disorder

Legal Studies 405 – Foundations of Field Education (restricted to CJCP summer 2017 interns) – 9:30-11:30am W
Legal Studies/Soc 694: Criminal Justice Field Observation (application required, restricted to CJCP interns) – 9:30-11:30 M
Political Science 452: Criminal Law and Justice – 4-5:15 M/W
Psych 411, Sec 008: Psych Juvenile Delinquency (Psych 225 prereq) - 9-10:15 M/W
Psych 526: The Criminal Mind: Forensic and Psychobiological Perspectives - 11-12:15 T/R + disc
Sociology 441: Criminology – 4-5:15 M/W + disc

Theme Group 3: Law & Social Forces

Afro American Studies/Gender-WS 625: Gender, Race, and the Civil Rights Movement - 2:25-4:55 R
American Indian 450: American Indian Natural Resources Law - 11-12:15 - T/R (ethnic st)
American Indian 450: Indian Child Welfare Act - 4-5:15 T/R - (ethnic st)
Economics 522: Law and Economics – 2:30-3:45 M/W + disc
Legal Studies 400: Civil Rights – 2:30-3:45 M/W
*Legal Studies 400 – Gender, Crime and Justice – 4-5:15 T/R
*Legal Studies 409: Human Rights - 9:30-10:45 T/R
Legal Studies 430: Law & the Environment - 9:30-10:45 T/R
Legal Studies/Soc 641: Sociology of Law - 11-12:15 T/R
Psych 411: Topic: Legal Psychology: Criminal and Civil Issues (Psych 225 prereq)

Theme Group 4: Law & Culture

*Comp Lit 203: Prison & the Dream of Freedom - 2:25-3:15 M/W
*Comp Lit 500: Guilt - 1-2:15 T/R
*History 201-002: Shanghai Life and Crime - (Comm B) - online + disc
*Lit Trans 236: Extreme Stories (Comm B) 1-2:15 T/R
*LitTrans 324/Scand St 436: Criminal Utopias - 11-12:15 T/R

Theme Group 5: Law &Theory

Legal St 450: Jurisprudence and Social Issues - 1-2:15 T/R
Med Hist/Philos 558: Ethical Problems Raised by Biomedical Technology - 11-12:15 T + disc
Med Hist/Philosophy 565: Ethics of Modern Biotechnology - 2:30-3:45 M/W
Philosophy 341: Contemporary Moral Issues (some sections are Comm B)

Core Perspectives

Legal Studies/History 262: American Legal History from 1860s to Present - 2:30-3:45 T/R
Legal Studies 400: Civil Rights - 2:30-3:45 M/W
*Legal Studies 400 – Gender, Crime and Justice – 4-5:15 T/R
*Legal Studies 409: Human Rights - 9:30-10:45 T/R
Legal Studies/Soc 641: Sociology of Law – 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.