Spring 2013 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 D8; IGETC Area 4G
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 for any major for which BUS 340 is required, as it is not comparable. 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, Jan 19-May 22
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC T.Stock              CRC MAIN BS 159          13784 
F         09:30AM-12:35PM LEC L.Davenport          CRC MAIN BS 159          13785 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC T.Stock              CRC MAIN BS 159          14468 Textbook
Th        06:30PM-09:35PM LEC S.Ford               CRC MAIN LRC 105         13788 Textbook

Spring 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: June 20, 2013