Social Science (SOSC)

SOSC 093: Law and Society (3 Credits)

The dynamic relationship between law and the society it serves and controls, with an emphasis on the judicial and legislative roles in the legal process. Special consideration of some of the more difficult social goals and problems confronting the legal system, including crime and corrections, the socio-legal construction of disputes, and backlash to social change litigation.

Meets the following Gen Ed requirements: Human Institutions and Behavior, Written Communication

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SOSC 120: Women and the Law (3 Credits)

The legal status of women, with special attention to the progression of American laws and judicial decisions relating to women's rights.

Note(s): Open to undergraduates only.

Meets the following Gen Ed requirements: Human Institutions and Behavior, Women and Gender

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SOSC 180: Special Topics in Social Science (3 Credits)

Exploration of themes and/or topics not offered as part of the regular curriculum. Course content to be determined by the instructor. May be repeated for credit when topics differ.

SOSC 183: Advanced Seminar in Social Science (3 Credits)

In-depth examination of and critical inquiry into a specific subject through shared readings, discussion, and written assignments. Course content to be determined by the instructor. May be repeated for credit when topics differ.

Note(s): Open to undergraduates only.

SOSC 198: INTERNSHIP (0.25-1 Credits)