LST - LAW AND SOCIAL THOUGHT

LST- 2010 LAW AND SOCIAL THOUGHT
[3 hours]  Examines the function and force of law in society in an interdisciplinary context.  Course includes texts from philosophy, literature, psychology, sociology, history, anthropology and opinions of the court.

LST � 2030 CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY
[3 hours] Course is crosslisted as GEPL 2030.  A learning-through-writing course.  Systematic applications of the concept of cultural to geographic themes: culture areas, cultural landscapes, culture history, cultural ecology and cultural diversity.  XL course will satisfy requirements for major and minor in Law and Social Thought.

LST � 2500 PROSEMINAR I
[1 hour]  For sophomore and junior majors in LST: discussion among faculty and students of the interdisciplinary study of law and LST program development.  Topics vary, may be repeated for credit.  Prerequisite: LST 2010.

LST � 2640 RACE, CLASS, AND GENDER
[3 hours] Course is cross-listed as SOC 2640.  Introduction to the study of race, class, and gender as factors in American satisfaction.  Cross-listed course will satisfy requirements for major and minor in Law and Social Thought.

LST � 2800 CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
[3 hours] Course is cross-listed as ANTH 2800.  Introduction to culture patterns and processes and their relationship to human society and language.  Cross-listed course will satisfy requirements for major and minor in Law and Social Thought.

LST � 2980 SPECIAL TOPICS
[3 hours]  Special topics in Law and Social Thought.  Topics vary by instructor, may be repeated for credit.  Prerequisite: LST 2010.

LST � 3050 ECONOMICS OF GENDER
[3 hours] Course is cross-listed as ECON 3050.  Analysis of labor market outcomes and income distribution characteristics resulting from gender differences; Gender-related economic outcomes: the �feminization of poverty�, persistent male-female wage differential, expanding proportion of female headed households.  XL course will satisfy requirements for major and minor in Law and Social Thought.

LST � 3070 ECONOMICS AND LAW
[3 hours] Course is cross-listed as ECON 3070.  Methodologies of Law and Economics; Legal institutions; Economic Theory of Property; Property Rights; Contract Theory; Economic Theory of Torts and Tort Law, Common Law Process; Economics of Crime and Punishment.  XL course will satisfy requirements for major and minor in Law and Social Thought.

LST � 3080 ECONOMICS OF CRIME
[3 hours] Course is cross-listed as ECON 3080. Study of crime as an economic activity; costs of crime to the community; economic approach to crime reduction.  XL course will satisfy requirements for major and minor in Law and Social Thought.
LST � 3180 MASS COMMUNICATION LAW
[3 hours]  Course is cross-listed as COMM 3180.  Case studies and readings in libel, privacy, access and other legal issues arising from constitutional, judicial and administrative laws that affect mass communication.  XL course will satisfy requirements for major and minor in Law and Social Thought.

LST � 3500 PROSEMINAR II
[1 hour]  For Junior and Senior majors in LST: discussion among faculty and students of the interdisciplinary study of law and LST program development.  Topics vary, may be repeated for credit.  Prerequisite: LST 2010.

LST � 3510 CONSTITUTIONAL LAW I
[3 hours]  Course is cross-listed as PSC 3510.  The development of the American legal system and the implications of judicial decisions affecting the institutions and powers of government, the federal system and the relationship of the individual to government.  Prerequisite: PSC 1200.

LST � 3520 CONSTITUTIONAL LAW II
[5 hours]  Course is cross-listed as PSC 3520.  The development of the American legal system and the implications of judicial decisions affecting the institutions and powers of government, the federal system and the relationship of the individual to government.  Prerequisite: PSC 1200.

LST � 3550 PRINCIPLES OF LAW
[3 hours]  Course is cross-listed as PSC 3500.  An overview of law, legal procedures and the legal professions.  XL course will satisfy requirements for major and minor in Law and Social Thought.

LST � 3710 PSYCHOLOGY AND THE LAW
[3 hours] Course is cross-listed as PSY 3710.  Emphasizes the utilization of theoretical and empirical notions of psychological science as they apply to both civil and criminal law.  XL course will satisfy requirements for major and minor in Law and Social Thought.

LST � 3720 PHILOSOPHY OF LAW
[3 hours]  Course is cross-listed as PHIL 3710.  A study of philosophical issues raised by law such as the relation of law to morality, obligation to obey the law, paternalism, censorship and free speech.  XL course will satisfy requirements for major and minor in Law and Social Thought.

LST � 3750 SOCIAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
[3 hours] Course is cross-listed as PHIL 3750.  A study of classic and contemporary treatments of justice, authority, the relations between individual and community, the meaning of freedom and equality, power and violence, and race and gender.  XL course will satisfy requirements for major and minor in Law and Social Thought.

LST � 3760 CRIME AND PUNISHMENT
[3 hours] Course is cross-listed as PHIL 3760.  A philosophical study of topics such as crime, responsibility, justice and punishment.  Special attention is paid to current practices in the criminal justice system.  XL course will satisfy requirements for major and minor in Law and Social Thought.

LST � 3810 POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY
[3 hours] Course  is cross-listed as GEPL 3810.  An examination of geopolitical and geostrategic issues at the nation-state and international level.  XL course will satisfy requirements for major and minor in Law and Social Thought.

LST � 3860 GENDER AND GEOGRAPHY
[3 hours] Course is cross-listed as GEPL 3860.  Traces the development and institutionalization of gender roles and how these influence spatial decisions and the formation of perceptual landscapes.  XL course will satisfy requirements for major and minor in Law and Social Thought.

LST � 3980 SPECIAL TOPICS
[3 hours]  Special topics relating to issues in Law and Social Thought.  Topics vary by instructor, may be repeated for credit.  Prerequisite: LST 2010.

LST � 4240 ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL RESOURCE ECONOMICS
[3 hours] Course is cross-listed as ECON 4240. The economics of the environment and natural resources.  Examination of economic instruments for solving environmental problems.  Analyzed policies include direct regulation, user charges, taxes on polluting products and marketable permits.  Prerequisite: ECON 1150 or 1200 or 1880 or consent of instructor.

LST � 4440 AMERICAN LABOR AND WORKING-CLASS HISTORY I
[3 hours] Course is cross-listed as HIST 4440.  The origins and development of labor systems, working-class movements, industrial policy, and working-class life in the United States from colonization to the Civil War.  XL course will satisfy requirements for major and minor in Law and Social Thought.

LST � 4490 WITCHCRAFT AND MAGIC IN MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN EUROPE
[3 hours]  Course is cross-listed as HIST 4490.  Witchcraft, religion and magic in western Europe from the 12th through 17th centuries, focusing on the origins of witchcraft belief, diabolical magic, the witchcraze and its decline.  XL course will satisfy requirements for major and minor in Law and Social Thought.

LST � 4530 CIVIL RIGHTS
[3 hours] Course is cross-listed as PSC 4530 and AFST 4530.  A study of judicial policy-making and administrative implementation of decisions affecting racial issues, freedom of expressions, national security and criminal procedures.  XL course will satisfy requirements for major and minor in Law and Social Thought.

LST � 4550 ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY LAW
[3 hours] Course is cross-listed as PSC 4550.  Examination of contemporary approaches to the analyses of law and the judicial system with special focus on current issues facing the courts.  XL course will satisfy requirements for major and minor in Law and Social Thought.

LST � 4570 LEGAL ISSUES
[3 hours]  Course is cross-listed as SOC 4750.  Topics may include abortion, three strikes sentencing, homosexual rights, hate speech, and decriminalizing narcotics.  Emphasizes liberal/conservative ideology.  XL course will satisfy requirements for major and minor in Law and Social Thought.

LST � 4580 INTERNATIONAL LAW
[3 hours]  Course is cross-listed as PSC 4580.  An examination of the legal status of nation states and dependencies and the rules concerning international diplomacy, treatment of persons, and peaceful settlement of disputes.  XL course will satisfy requirements for major and minor in Law and Social Thought.

LST � 4710 CRIMINOLOGY
[3 hours]  Course is cross-listed as SOC 4710.  Crime and criminal behavior: nature, types and extend of crime, societal reactions; problems in research and theory, prevention, control and treatment.  XL course will satisfy requirements for major and minor in Law and Social Thought.

LST � 4740 ISSUES IN CRIME
[3 hours]  Course is cross-listed as SOC 4740.  Topics may include legalizing drugs, police violence, please bargaining, death sentence, and mandatory sentencing.  Emphasizes liberal/conservative ideology.  XL course will satisfy requirements for major and minor in Law and Social Thought.

LST � 4750 POLITICAL PH8LOSOPHY SEMINAR
[3 hours]  Course is cross-listed as PHIL 4750.  Selected topics or philosophers in political philosophy.  Course may be repeated as topics vary.  XL course will satisfy requirements for major and minor in Law and Social Thought.

LST � 4820 ANTHROPOLOGY OF RELIGION
[3 hours]  Course is cross-listed as ANTH 4820.  A cross-cultural approach to the description and aliases of magical and religious beliefs and practices in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Indigenous North America.  XL course will satisfy requirements for major and minor in Law and Social Thought.

LST � 4830 THEORY OF PUBLIC HISTORY
[3 hours]  Course is cross-listed as HIST 4830.  The definition, philosophy and evolution of public history as well as the current literature and debates within the field.  Public history is the application of historical knowledge and methodology beyond academe.

LST � 4860 FEMINIST POLITICAL THEORY
[3 hours]  Course is cross-listed as PSC 4860 and WMST 4610.  An analysis and discussion of contemporary feminist political theory.  XL course will satisfy requirements for major and minor in Law and Social Thought.

LST � 4900 SEMINAR IN LAW AND SOCIAL THOUGHT
[3 hours]  Advanced seminar for the interdisciplinary study of law in society.  Topics vary by instructor, may be repeated for credit.  Required of LST majors.  Prerequisite: LST 2010.

LST � 4940 FIELD EXPERIENCE
[1-6 hours] Community work, internship, or field study relating to law and society.  May be repeated for credit.  Prerequisite: LST 2010.

LST � 4980 SPECIAL TOPICS
[3 hours]  Advanced seminar in Law and Social Thought.  Topics vary by instructor, may be repeated for credit.  Required of LST majors.  Prerequisite: LST 2010.

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