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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

LGS 100 - Introduction to the Law

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
This course meets the Interdisciplinary and Emerging Issues General Education Requirement. This course meets the Social and Behavioral Sciences General Education Requirement.

Provides a general overview of topics and skills related to law and jurisprudence. Students will gain a basic perspective on the history and development of the law as well as an understanding of how the law affects individuals, government and business in today’s society. Study of course topics include constitutional law principles, judicial decision-making, the state and federal court systems, as well as a survey of substantive criminal law, family law, contracts, torts, property and procedural law. Lab fee $10.

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENG 111  or ENG 115  or ENG 121 .

Note: Not available to paralegal or law and jurisprudence majors to fulfill a required or elective course.