|Introduction to Law|
|INTRO TO LAW|
|CLASS CODE:||POLSC 280||CREDITS: 3|
|DIVISION:||LANGUAGE & LETTERS|
|DEPARTMENT:||HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, POLITICAL SCIENCE|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||An introduction to the study and practice of law. A "non-glamour" oriented approach to the reality of the law profession.|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||An introduction to the study and practice of law. A "non-glamour" oriented approach to the reality of the law profession.|
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||Be introduced to law and the legal process.
Be introduced to legal terminology and explanation of a case study, preparing student for studying court cases later in class.
Be introduced to ethical issues.
Discuss relationship between law and ethics by studing specific cases.
Become acquainted with the systems of the courts of the U.S.
Receive general explanations of procedures of civil suits.
Be introduced to the criminal justice system.
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2001|