Jan 19, 2021  
2016-2017 Catalog 
2016-2017 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

CJS 271 - Civil Rights Law

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
This course meets the Diversity Requirement.

Addresses the constitutionality and application of historical and current laws as they relate to race. Delve into the legal history of slavery in the United States through emancipation. Focus on equal protection in education, employment, public accommodations, military service and family issues. Discuss racism in the criminal justice system.

Prerequisite or Corequisite: Prerequisite or corequisite: CJS 111  or LGS 111 .

Crosslisted: Also offered as LGS 271 ; credit is not given for both CJS 271 and LGS 271 .

Course Outcomes
Core Competencies
Core 1 Communication Core 3 Information Literacy Core 4 Personal Wellness Core 5 Self Management Core 6 Scientific Reasoning Core 8 Social and Civic Responsibility Core 9 Global Perspective Core 10 Innovative and Critical Thinking