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Catalog 2003-2004
Law and Society: Crime and Social Justice Track (BA)
Requirements of the Major
School of Social Science and Human Services
Convener: Mark Howenstein

Foundation Courses 6 crs.
  ALWS 121 Introduction to Law and Justice
MLWS 131 Introduction to Law and Society
Core 12 crs.
  MLWS 212 Issues in Criminal Justice
MSOC 245 Criminology
MLWS 228 Criminal Law
MLWS 334 Juvenile Justice
Historical Legal Process (choose ONE of the following) 3 crs.
  AHST 267 American Legal History
MLWS 224 Constitutional Law
Critical Process (choose ONE of the following)
3-4 crs. 
  APHL 226 Critical Thinking
MSOC 307 Social Research w/Computer
Law and Society Electives (TWO courses chosen from list below,)*
6-9 crs.
 Senior Requirements 9-12 crs.
  ALWS 321 Field Studies (3-6 crs.)
ALWS 421 Directed Readings (3 crs.)
ALWS 431 Thesis Supervision Law & Society (3 crs.)

  Minimum 39-46 crs.

*Law and Society Electives for Crime and Social Justice Track:
ALWS 340 Civil Disobedience
APHL 333 Ethics
APOL 223 American Government
APOL 321 Supreme Court and Human Freedoms
A/MPOL 360 Conflict Resolution
MLWS 202 Famous Trials
MLWS 203 American Criminal Justice System
MLWS 204 Practicum In Community Policing
MLWS 205 Community Policing Institute
MLWS 206 Community Policing Capstone
MLWS 213 Contemporary Issues in Policing
MLWS 215 Moot Court
MLWS 224 Constitutional Law
MLWS 310 Law and the Elderly
MLWS 324 Family Law
MLWS 332 Psychology and the Law
MLWS 337 Criminal Court Process
MLWS 340 Women & The Law
MLWS 345 Victims and the Law
MLWS 350 Constitutional Liberties
MLWS 390 Topics in Law and Society
MMET 219 Dynamics of Domestic Violence
MMET 285 Special Topics
MSOC 215 Sociology of Race Relations
MSOC 328 Sociology of Community
MSWK 324 Social Welfare and the Law
SENV 326 Environmental Law

SSHS School Core Requirements

MMET 101 Social Issues 4 crs.
MMET 235 History of Social Thought 3 crs.
Consciousness and Society (from prescribed list) 3 crs.
Research methods course* 4 crs.
Social Science elective (200-300 level) - not in one's major 3 crs.
History elective (200-300 level)* 3 crs.
Independent study or fieldwork* 3 crs.

  Minimum 23 crs.

*may be fulfilled by major

NOTE: The Law and Society major is offered by both the School of American and International Studies and the School of Social Science and Human Services. All Ramapo students must complete a school core. Law and Society majors must complete either the school core requirements for the School of American and International Studies or the School of Social Science and Human Services.

Related Information:
Law and Society Home Page
Law and Society Major as offered by School of American and International Studies
General Education Requirements
Graduation Requirements
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