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Law and Justice Minor [LAJU] (Minor)

Political Science Department
Robert Spitzer, chair
Old Main, Room 207
607-753-4105
 

This minor examines the place of law and justice in government, with a focus on the American system. An emphasis on law and justice would be ideal for a career related to law.

Career Potential

  • Attorney
  • Judge
  • Law enforcement
  • Government representative

A. Required Courses: Nine credit hours
  • POL 100 - Introduction to American Government and Politics (3 cr. hr.)
  • POL 304 - Constitutional Law I - Powers (3 cr. hr.)
  • POL 404 - Constitutional Law II: Civil Liberties (3 cr. hr.)
B. Elective Courses: Nine credit hours

Select from the following options:

  • MGT 265 - Business Law (3 cr. hr.)
  • POL 202 - Introduction to Law and the Judicial Process (3 cr. hr.)
  • POL 302 - Law and Politics (3 cr. hr.)
  • POL 303 - The Criminal Justice System (3 cr. hr.)
  • POL 307 - The Internet and the Law (3 cr. hr.)
  • POL 308 - Environmental Law (3 cr. hr.)
  • POL 348 - Gun Control: Crime, Law, Policy (3 cr. hr.)
  • POL 405 - Discrimination Law (3 cr. hr.)
  • POL 450 - International Law (3 cr. hr.)
  • POL 470 - Justice and Society: Theory and Practice (3 cr. hr.)
  • POL 471 - Legal Theory (3 cr. hr.)
  • POL 484 - Prelaw Internship (3 cr. hr.)
  • POL 489 - Moot Court
    May only be used once for the LAJU minor
Total Credit Hours Required for the Minor: 18