Law

You may satisfy the requirements for the specialization in Law by completing a minimum of 9 hours from the following courses:

JS 150 - Foundations of Law
Examination and analysis of the evolution, function, and sources of law and legal systems in Western culture.
Prerequisite: None
Credit Hours: 3


JS 330 - Criminal Law
Analysis of the development of criminal law, including elements of the criminal offense, types of offenses, defenses in criminal cases, appellate case analysis, and legal terminology. Prerequisites: CJ 100 or JS 100 or JS 150 and JS 230
Credit Hours: 3


JS 331 - Criminal Procedure
Introduction to legal rules relating to the criminal process from investigation through punishment.
Prerequisites: CJ 100 or JS 100 or JS 150 and JS 230
Credit Hours: 3


JS 332 - Criminal Evidence
Examination of the system of rules and standards, both state and federal, by which admission of proof at criminal trial is regulated.
Prerequisites: CJ 100 or JS 100 or JS 150 and JS 230
Credit Hours: 3


JS 333 - Trial Advocacy
Overview of preparations for civil and criminal litigation including courtroom procedure, evidence, and the art of advocacy.
Prerequisites: CJ 100 or JS 100 or JS 150 and JS 230
Credit Hours: 3


JS 335 - Mediation
Examination of a specific form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), including its history, development, and processes.
Prerequisites: CJ 100 or JS 100 and JS 230
Credit Hours: 3