Fall 2012 Class Schedule (CRC)



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SOCSC 360    Law and Society    3 Units

Same As: BUS 345
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D2; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the American legal system emphasizing the nature, purpose, sources and functioning of American law but including some comparative analysis of other historical and contemporary legal systems. It stresses the evolution of legal concepts as a reflection of the social environment and the role of the judiciary. A theoretical rather than practical view point is used through analysis of selected cases and legislation in the areas of individualism, socioeconomic groups, the family, the economy, crime, criminal procedure and punishment, church and state separation, the environment, and torts. This course should not be taken in place of BUS 340 when required. This course is the same as BUS 345, and only one may be taken for credit. See Cross-Listed Courses in the catalog.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC T.Stock              CRC MAIN BS 159          13612 
Textbook
F         09:30AM-12:35PM LEC T.Stock              CRC MAIN BS 159          13614 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC L.Davenport          CRC MAIN BS 119          14442 Textbook
Th        06:30PM-09:35PM LEC S.Ford               CRC MAIN BS 159          13617 Textbook


Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: January 22, 2013