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Legal Studies Immersion Requirements

The immersion in legal studies provides students with a foundation in the study of law and legal institutions, and in the relationship of law to other aspects of society and culture. The courses included provide a broad perspective on law and legal institutions including historical, ethical, sociological, political, and philosophical approaches to the study of law and legal institutions.

Required course:

CRIM 215 Law and Society or POLS 200 Law and Society


Choose two of the following:

CRIM 225 Criminal Law
CRIM 260 Courts
CRIM 315 Evidence
POLS 325 International Law and Organizations
POLS 330 Human Rights in Global Perspective
POLS 425 Constitutional Law
POLS 430 Constitutional Rights and Liberties
POLS 460 Classical Constitutionalism, Virtue & Law
POLS 465 Modern Constitutionalism, Liberty & Equality
COMM 342 Communication Law & Ethics
COMM 362 Law & Ethics of the Press
PHIL 205 Symbolic Logic
PHIL 304 Philosophy of Law
PHIL 403 Social and Political Philosophy
SOC 310 US Housing Policy

To declare an immersion in Legal Studies, go to Registrar's forms website and complete the Immersion Authorization/Change form. Return the completed form to the College of Liberal Arts, Office of Student Services located in Liberal Arts Hall (LBR) Room 2210 or contact (585) 475-2444,