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Legal Studies immersion

The legal studies immersion 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. Courses provide a broad perspective on law and legal institutions including historical, ethical, sociological, political, and philosophical approaches to these areas.

Notes about this immersion:

  • Students must complete three courses as part of the immersion, however all three courses cannot come from the same discipline. Students majoring in communication, criminal justice, philosophy, and political science must choose two of the three courses from outside their respective major.
Required Course
Choose one of the following:
   CRIM-215    Law and Society
   POLS-200    Law and Society
Choose two of the following:
   COMM-342    Communication Law and Ethics
   COMM-362    Law and Ethics of the Press
   CRIM-225    Criminal Law
   CRIM-260    Courts
   CRIM-315    Evidence
   PHIL-205    Symbolic Logic
   PHIL-304    Philosophy of Law
   PHIL-403    Social and Political Philosophy
   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 and Law
   POLS-465    Modern Constitutionalism, Liberty and Equality
   SOCI-310    US Housing Policy