Law and Society Track (18 Credit Hours)

This track is for Political Science majors interested in the study of law and its relationship to society and social theory.  It is also useful for those students interested in pursuing a career in law.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • PO 314  Constitutional Politics
    or
    PO 315 Civil Rights and Liberties
  • PO 317  Judicial Process
  • PO 417  The U. S. Supreme Court
    or
    PO 440 Jurisprudence (or equivalent course by petition)

Electives (9 credit hours):

  • PO 207  Politics of Equality
  • PO 305  Sex, Gender, and Politics
  • PO 310  The Politics of Race
  • PO 314  Constitutional Politics
  • PO 315  Civil Rights and Liberties
  • PO 340  Law and Film
  • PO 395  Special Topics In U.S. Politics (by petition)
  • PO 417  The U.S. Supreme Court
  • PO 440  Jurisprudence
  • PO 441  Constitutional Theory
  • PO 499  Seminar (by petition)
  • PL 289   Social and Political Philosophy
  • PL 320   Philosophy of Law
  • MN 461  Legal Environment of Business