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Legal Studies Courses Offered for Fall 2018

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Printable list of Fall 2018 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 170: Research Methods in Political Science - 1:20-2:10 M/W + disc
Psychology 225: Experimental Psychology
Sociology 357: Methods of Sociological Inquiry - 9:55 M/W + disc

Theme Group 1: Legal Institutions

Educational Leadership and Policy Studies 502: Law and Public Education (online) – enroll for 3 credits
General Business 301: Business Law - online + disc
General Business 302: Bus Orgs and Negotiable Instruments
Legal Studies/Hist 261: American Legal History to 1860 - online
*Legal Studies 400-020: Comparative Constitutional Law - 2:30-3:45 M/W
*Legal Studies 409: Human Rights in Law and Society - 11-12:15 T/R
Legal Studies/Soc 641: Sociology of Law - 9:30-10:45 T/R
Political Science 311: U.S. Congress - 4-5:15 M/W + disc
*Political Science 347: Terrorism - 9:55 M/W + disc
Political Science 408: The American Presidency - 9:30-10:45 T/R + disc
Political Science 411: The American Constitution I - 2:30-3:45 T/R + disc
Political Science 470: The First Amendment - 4-5:15 T/R + disc

Theme Group 2: Process of Legal Order & Disorder

Legal Studies 694: Field Observation in Criminal Justice and Legal Studies - 10-12 W (application and internship required)
Political Science 314: Criminal Law and Justice - 4-5:15 M/W
Psych 526: The Criminal Mind: Forensic and Psychobiological Perspectives - 11-12:15 T/R + disc
Sociology 441: Criminology - 2:30-3:45 M/W + disc

Theme Group 3: Law & Social Forces

AfAm/History 628: History of the Civil Rights Movement in the U.S. - 9:30-10:45 T/R (ethnic st)
AfAm 673: Topic: Race and Policing - 2:25-5:25 M (ethnic st)
American Indian 450: Federal Indian Law - 11-12:15 T/R (ethnic st)

American Indian 450: Indian Child Welfare Act - 4-7 T (ethnic st)
Econ 522: Law and Economics - 2:30-3:45 M/W + disc
Envir St 349: Climate Change Governance - 11 T/R + disc
Envir St/Geog 439: US Environmental Policy and Regulation - 11-11:50 MWF

Legal Studies 400: Neighborhoods, Crime and Punishment - 1-2:15 T/R
Legal Studies 450: Impacts of Social and Legal Issues on Health - 4-5:30 W (application and service learning required)
*Legal Studies/Soc/GWS 425: Crime, Gender and Justice - 4-5:15 M/W
Legal Studies 663: Cyber Law - 1-2:15 M/W
Psych 401: Psychology, Law and Social Policies - 4-5:15 M/W
Sociology/Asian Am 220: Ethnic Movements in the U.S. - 4-5:15 T/R + disc - (Comm B and ethnic st)
Sociology 496: Ethnicity, Race, and Justice - 4-5:15 M/W

Theme Group 4: Law & Culture

*Anthro 350: Political Anthropology - 1:30-4 F
*Comp Lit 203-001: Law and Literature - 11-12:15 M/W (Fig Student Only)
*History 201-003: Shanghai Life and Crime - online (Comm B)
*Legal Studies 450: Intro to Islamic Law - 2:30-3:45 T/R

Theme Group 5: Law & Theory

Legal Studies 450: Jurisprudence and Social Issues - 2:30-3:45 T/R
Philosophy 304: Philosophy & Criminal Justice - 11 MWF
Philosophy 341: Contemporary Moral Issues (some sections are Comm B)

Core Perspectives

Legal Studies/History 261: American Legal History to 1860 - online
*Legal Studies 400-020: Comparative Constitutional Law - 2:30-3:45 M/W

Legal Studies 400: Neighborhoods, Crime and Punishment - 1-2:15 T/R
*Legal Studies 409: Human Rights in Law and Society - 11-12:15 T/R
Legal Studies 450: Jurisprudence and Social Issues - 2:30-3:45 T/R
*Legal Studies 450: Intro to Islamic Law - 2:30-3:45 T/R
*Legal Studies/Soc/GWS 425: Crime, Gender and Justice - 4-5:15 M/W
Legal Studies/Soc 641: Sociology of Law - 9:30-10:45 T/R
Sociology 496: Ethnicity, Race, and Justice - 4-5:15 M/W

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