Political Philosophy and Law

The Political Philosophy and Law focal study provides an interdisciplinary overview of the interconnection between political science, law and philosophy with courses drawn from the Department of Philosophy, the Department of Politics and Government, Department of History and the Peace and Social Justice Program.

Instructions for Focal Study 23

Complete at least three courses and a minimum of 10 credits. No more than two of these courses may have the same disciplinary prefix.

Complete one course from the first cluster and two courses from the second cluster.

First Cluster (complete 1 course)
PHIL 202 Ethics and Society 4 credits
Second Cluster (complete 2 courses)
HIST 341 American Revolution and Constitution 4 credits
PHIL 315 Philosophy of Law 4 credits
POLS 209 Ideas in Action 4 credits
POLS 212 Conservatism and Its Critics 4 credits
POLS 213 Socialism and Its Critics 4 credits
POLS 310 Markets, Politics and Justice 4 credits
POLS 325 Constitutional Law 4 credits
POLS 326 Civil Liberties 4 credits
PHIL 240 Human Rights 2 credits