The Law and Society Minor Curriculum

The Law and Society minor curriculum is as follows:

Overview course (Required):

  • POL 107 American Legal Institutions

 Domestic Justice Courses (Select one):

  • BUSAD 120 Law and Business
  • COMM 118 Media Law
  • ENG 171 Law and Literature
  • JC&L 120 Theory and Inquiry in Justice, Community and Leadership
  • KINES 108 Legal and Administrative Issues
  • POL 104 Constitutional Law
  • POL 112 American Political Thought
  • POL 117 American Legal Theory (new course)
  • POL 131 The Politics of Imprisonment
  • POL 136 Environmental Law
  • SOC 124 Justice and Community
  • SOC 128 Crime and Delinquency

Global Justice Courses (Select one):

  • BUSAD 10 Global Perspectives in Business and Society
  • GRS 1 Introduction to Global and Regional Studies
  •  JCL 140 Justice in the Global Community
  • PHIL 114 Philosophy of Law
  • PHIL 115 Modern Legal Philosophy
  • POL 115 Theories of Justice
  • POL 125 Human Rights
  • SOC 135: Globalization
  • TRS 117 Wealth and Poverty in the Bible

Skills Courses (Select One):

  • COMM 10 Argument and Advocacy
  • ENG 100 Advanced Composition
  • ES 50 Creating Community: Introduction to Skills for Building a Socially Just Society
  • PHIL 5 Practical Logic
  • PHIL 133 The Art of Logic

Field Placement Courses (Select One):

  • COM 161 Communication and Social Justice*
  • ECON 100: Wealth, Poverty and Social Justice*
  • JC&L 10 Introduction to Justice Community and Leadership*
  • POL 110 Politics and Race*
  • POL 140 Gender Politics*
  • POL 195 Internship in a law-related public or private organization
  • SOC 126 Field Experience in a law-related public or private organization
  • SOC 195 Internship in a law-related public or private organization
  • TRS 143: Catholic Social Teaching*

*Community-engagement designated courses

 

Elective courses (Select one): Either a second course from the list of American or Global Justice courses, or:

  • BUSAD 121 Advanced Legal Topics in Business
  • COMM 107 Political Communication
  • COMM 100 Communication Theory
  • COMM 113 Rhetorical Criticism
  • COMM 116 Advertising and Civic Engagement
  • ES 1 Introduction to Ethnic Studies
  • POL 3 Introduction to Political Thought
  • SOC 4 Social Problems
  • SOC 112 Race and Identity
  • SOC 115 Wealth and Poverty
  • SOC 123 Ethnic Groups in the United States
  • SOC 125 Gender and Society
  • WGS 1 Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies