Catalog 2010-2012

Politics and Law

Liberal Arts Core courses included in minor program requirements are distinguished by italics.

The Politics and Law minor is intended to provide students with a general understanding of American legal institutions and how these institutions interact and influence our policy. The program equips students with a facility in legal reasoning and logic.

 

Required:

  Philosophy: 650:045.....3 hours

  Political Science: 942:014; 942:141; 942:146.....9 hours

  Two of the following.....6 hours

    Management: 150:105^.

    Political Science: 942:144; 942:147.

    Criminology: 982:022^; 982:162^.

  One of the following.....3 hours

    Management: 150:101.

    Psychology: 400:070^.

    Philosophy: 650:172.

    Economics: 920:128^.

    Political Science: 941:129; 942:142; 943:143.

    Criminology: 982:128^; 982:131^; 982:132^.

21 hours*

 

*No more than 9 semester hours of political science for this minor can count toward a teaching or non-teaching major in political science.

 

Note: Choice of courses and subsequent course prerequisites may increase the length of this program.

 

^These courses have additional prerequisites as follows:

150:105 has prerequisite of 150:100 or 150:101 or equivalent.

982:022 and 982:128 have prerequisite of 980:001, which will satisfy Category 5A of the Liberal Arts Core.

982:162 has prerequisite of 980:001 or 990:011, either of which will satisfy Category 5A of the Liberal Arts Core.

920:128 has prerequisite of 920:053 and 920:054. Satisfactory completion of both 920:053 and 920:054 will satisfy Category 5B of the Liberal Arts Core.

400:070 has prerequisite of 400:001, which will satisfy Category 5B of the Liberal Arts Core.

982:131 has prerequisites of 980:001 and 982:022. 980:001 will satisfy Category 5A of the Liberal Arts Core.

982:132 has prerequisites of 982:022 and 982:025.