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BA in Law and Society - Humanities Concentration

BA in Law and Society - Humanities Concentration

American University

American University, Washington D.C., United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
  • Degree BA
  • Study Level Bachelors
Major Requirements 54 credit hours with grades of C or better Course Requirements REQUIRED (18 CREDIT HOURS) JLC-101 Introduction to Law (3) JLC-110 Western Legal Tradition FA2 (3) or JLC-202 History of International Thought and Law (3) JLC-201 Philosophical Problems in the Law (3) JLC-302 Law and Social Theory (3) JLC-402 Comparative Systems of Law and Justice (3) or JLC-411 Topics in Legal History (3) SPA-220 The American Constitution FA4 (3) LEGAL PROCESS (3 CREDIT HOURS) Complete one of the following courses: JLC-104 Introduction to Systems of Justice (3) JLC-200 Deprivation of Liberty FA4 (3) JLC-225 American Legal Culture FA2 (3) JLC-310 The Legal Profession (3) JLC-342 Judicial Administration (3) JUSTICE AND PUBLIC POLICY (3 CREDIT HOURS) Complete one of the following courses: JLC-103 Critical Issues in Justice (3) JLC-205 Introduction to Criminology (3) JLC-215 Violence and Institutions FA4 (3) JLC-245 Cities and Crime FA4 (3) JLC-309 Justice and Public Policy (3) CONCENTRATION (15 CREDIT HOURS) Complete either the Humanities or Social Science concentration: HUMANITIES CONCENTRATION (15 CREDIT HOURS) Complete three courses from the Legal Theory cluster; one course from the Law and Social Science cluster; and one additional course from either area: Legal Theory Cluster JLC-308 Justice, Morality, and the Law (3) JLC-343 Issues in Civil Justice (3) JLC-410 Topics in Legal Theory (3) Law and Social Science Cluster JLC-333 Law, Psychology, and Justice (3) JLC-352 Psychiatry and the Law (3) JLC-413 Topics in Law and Social Science (3) JLC-435 Gender and the Law (3) SOCIAL SCIENCE CONCENTRATION (15 CREDIT HOURS) Complete JLC-280; two courses from the Law and Social Science cluster; one course from the Legal Theory cluster; and one additional course from either area: Required JLC-280 Introduction to Justice Research (3) Law and Social Science Cluster JLC-333 Law, Psychology, and Justice (3) JLC-352 Psychiatry and the Law (3) JLC-413 Topics in Law and Social Science (3) JLC-435 Gender and the Law (3) Legal Theory Cluster JLC-308 Justice, Morality, and the Law (3) JLC-343 Issues in Civil Justice (3) JLC-410 Topics in Legal Theory (3) ELECTIVES (15 CREDIT HOURS) Complete 15 additional credit hours from courses offered by the Department of Justice, Law and Criminology, or from the following courses offered by other departments: ANTH-215 Sex, Gender, and Culture FA3 (3) ANTH-331 Taboos (3) ECON-100 Macroeconomics FA4 (3) ECON-200 Microeconomics FA4 (3) ECON-317 Political Economy (3) ECON-320 History of Economic Ideas (3) GOVT-321 Congress and Legislative Behavior (3) GOVT-335 Democratization: Theory and Practice (3) GOVT-352 Law and the Political System (3) GOVT-403 Ancient Political Thought (3) GOVT-405 Modern Political Thought (3) GOVT-455 Equal Protection (3) HIST-451 Era of the Revolution and Constitution (3) PHIL-105 Western Philosophy FA2 (3) PSYC-205 Social Psychology FA4 (3) PSYC-215 Abnormal Psychology and Society FA4 (3) PSYC-240 Drugs and Behavior FA5 (3) SISU-210 Peace, Global Security, and Conflict Resolution (3) SOCY-350 Social Problems in a Changing World (3) SOCY-351 Race and Ethnic Conflict: Global Perspectives (3) This program based on Humanities Concentration.