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Accounting 010
Africana Studies 014
American History 512
American Literature 352
Anthropology 070
Art 080
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Astronomy 100
Biochemistry 115
Biology 120
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Business Administration 135
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Chemistry (Biochemistry 115, Chemistry 160)
Childhood Studies 163
Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Dance 203
Digital Studies 209
Economics 220
Engineering Transfer 005
English and Communication (Communication 192, English Literature 350, American Literature 352, Film 354, Journalism 570, Linguistics 615, Rhetoric 842, Writing 989)
Finance 390
Forensic Science 412
French 420
Gender Studies 443
Geology 460
German 470
Global Studies 480
Health Sciences 499
History (Historical Methods and Research 509; European History 510; American History 512; African, Asian, Latin American, and Comparative History 516)
Honors College 525
Human Resource Management 533
Individualized Majors and Minors 555
Journalism 570
Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) Minor
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Liberal Studies 606
Linguistics 615
Management 620
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Marketing 630
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Museum Studies 698
Music 700, 701
Pharmacy 720
Philosophy and Religion 730, 840
Physics 750
Political Science 790
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General Political Science
International Politics
Legal Studies Minor
Public Administration and Government Service
Government Service Internship Advising
Digital Politics Certificate
National Security Studies Certificate
American Politics and Public Policy
International Politics
Political Theory and Methodology
Departmental Honors Program
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Political Science Society
Psychology 830
Religion 840
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Social Work 910
Sociology (920), Anthropology (070), and Criminal Justice (202)
Spanish 940
Statistics 960
Teacher Education 964
Theater Arts (Dance 203, Theater Arts 965)
World Languages and Cultures (French 420, German 470, Global Studies 480, Spanish 940)
Urban Studies 975
Visual, Media, and Performing Arts (Art 080; Art History 082; Museum Studies 698; Music 700, 701; Theater Arts 965)
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  Camden Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2023 Liberal Arts Colleges Programs, Faculty, and Courses Political Science 790 Legal Studies Minor  

Legal Studies Minor

Law is the cornerstone of our political, social, and economic systems and the knowledge of law is essential in a broad variety of professional areas. The principal mission of the legal studies minor (LSM) is to provide core academic preparation for students who are considering careers and/or graduate programs in which knowledge of law is a distinct advantage. There are multiple professional paths for legal studies minors; these include the fields of law, government and politics, criminal justice, and business administration, as well as advocacy, nonprofit, and community organizations.

Program Benefits
To provide students with an introduction to law and enhance one's preparation for a law-related graduate program and/or career.

Course Requirements
All students must take the two courses listed below:

     50:790:106  Introduction to Law and Legal Studies
     50:790:215  Introduction to American Politics

Elective Requirements
Students must take four elective courses (12 credits, no more than 6 credits from the same department)

Political Science

50:790:323  The Legislative Process
50:790:343  Administrative Law and Public Policy
50:790:381  Judicial Process
50:790:387  International Law and International Organization
50:790:401  American Constitutional Development
50:790:403  The Constitution and Criminal Law
50:790:409  Law and American Civilization
50:790:414  The Supreme Court as a Political Institution
50:790:426  Civil Liberties in Times of Emergency
50:790:442  Human Freedoms and the Constitution

Criminal Justice

50:202:201  Criminal Justice in America
50:202:204  Courts and Criminal Law
50:202:329  Law and Society
50:202:449  Ethics and Policy in Criminal Justice


50:730:201  Symbolic Logic
50:730:226  Ethics
50:730:258  Philosophy of Law
50:730:342  Political Philosophy


50:512:305  Age of the American Revolution
50:512:315  The Early American Republic


Professor Anthony Grasso (, Pre-law adviser in the Rutgers-Camden Department of Political Science.
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