POL 554 (01) - Law and Society

Law and Society

CPS Online   Coll of Professional Studies :: Political Science-CPSO
Online Course Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Term 2 (10/30/2023 - 12/22/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 16610
This course is designed to provide an interdisciplinary approach to study of the law, incorporating history, philosophy, economics, political science, sociology, and psychology. Students are introduced to law in society by focusing on social and legal theory analysis from a critical perspective. Beginning with a historical overview of the law, learners explore the variety of forces that shape the law as well as its impact on society at large. In addition, the course provides a basic introduction to legal reasoning and the law in the context of society. Landmark United States Supreme Court criminal and civil cases will also be examined.
Advisor Approval Required. Contact your Academic Advisor for approval and registration.
Equivalent(s): POL 554G
Campuses not allowed in section: Durham
Attributes: Online (no campus visits), HumanBehav&Social Sys (Gen Ed), EUNH
Instructors: JoAnne Shayne

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
10/30/2023 12/22/2023 Hours Arranged ONLINE