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Introduction:

The Legal Studies track is designed to help students prepare for a career in law or the legal world. Core skills here will help you develop the experience needed to succeed at law school, or in the legal community, or in writing legal agreements in government and in the private sector. Courses include constitutional law, international law, and jurisprudence.

LEGAL STUDIES TRACK:

GROUP 6.2.1 Complete 9.0 hours from the following course(s)

Note: PHIL 416 (Philosophy of Law) may be used in place of POLI 364. See your academic advisor for more information.

HIST 392 - U.S. Constitutional History3.0

POLI 278 - Applied Statistics for Public Policy and Law3.0

POLI 312 - American Judicial Politics3.0

POLI 364 - Jurisprudence3.0

POLI 373 - International Law3.0

POLI 393R - Topics in Legal Studies3.0v

POLI 420 - Constitutional Law - American Federal System3.0

POLI 421 - Constitutional Law - Rights and Immunities3.0

POLI 422 - Interests and Ideas in the American Founding3.0

GROUP 6.2.2 Complete 6.0 hours from the following course(s)

Note: PHIL 416 (Philosophy of Law) may be used in place of POLI 364. See your academic advisor for more information.

FHSS 351 - Civil Rights Seminar3.0

HIST 392 - U.S. Constitutional History3.0

POLI 278 - Applied Statistics for Public Policy and Law3.0

POLI 312 - American Judicial Politics3.0

POLI 315 - Congress and the Legislative Process3.0

POLI 323 - Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in American Politics3.0

POLI 331 - Politics and Public Policy3.0

POLI 333 - Politics of Bureaucracy3.0

POLI 334 - Public Ethics3.0

POLI 336 - Government and Religion3.0

POLI 342 - Gender and Politics3.0

POLI 343 - Designing Democracy: Constitutional Design for Democratic Governance3.0

POLI 364 - Jurisprudence3.0

POLI 365 - Early American Political Thought: 1620-18653.0

POLI 366 - Modern American Political Thought: 1865-Present3.0

POLI 373 - International Law3.0

POLI 375 - International Organizations3.0

POLI 393R - Topics in Legal Studies3.0v

POLI 399R - Pre-Law Internship9.0v

POLI 420 - Constitutional Law - American Federal System3.0

POLI 421 - Constitutional Law - Rights and Immunities3.0

POLI 422 - Interests and Ideas in the American Founding3.0

POLI 461 - Federalist Papers3.0

POLI 473 - Human Rights3.0

POLI 497R - Mentored Research6.0v

SOC 323 - Sociology of Race and Ethnicity3.0

STDEV 168R - Law Lecture Series1.0

STDEV 260 - Constitutional Research1.0

STDEV 261 - The Law in Literature2.0

STDEV 364 - Mediation Techniques and Practices3.0

STDEV 365 - Legal Education and Practice2.0

STDEV 368R - Prelaw Review Journal Writing2.0

STDEV 496R - Advanced Legal Internship3.0v

Note: Up to 3 credit hours of STDEV can count for the Legal Studies track.

Note: Internships and mentored research must be related to legal studies to count for the Legal Studies track.