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PHIL 2013   Introduction To Philosophy
An introduction to the art of thinking with an analysis of philosophical principles and problems, a brief survey of the history of philosophy, and a review of the contributions of outstanding philosophers. Class 3.
POLS 2103   Federal, State, And Local Government
The structure and operation of American government on the national, state, and local levels stressing an understanding of legislative and administrative procedure. Special attention is given to Texas government policy and processes. This course may not be taken for credit by anyone who has passed POLS 2503 or POLS 2603. This course is recommended for teacher education majors. Class 3. Prerequisite: Sophomore or higher standing.
POLS 3203   Introduction To Political Science
A survey of the nature and function of political parties and governments, a study of comparative politics such as democracy and communism, and an analysis of the role of the individual citizen in politics. Class 3. Prerequisite: Junior or Senior standing. (Spring)
POLS 4103   American Constitutional Law (L)
An introduction to American constitutional law consisting of the study of material from Supreme Court opinions. Readings will cover such topics as federalism, separation of powers, interstate commerce, personal liberty, and civil rights. Class 3. Prerequisite: Junior or Senior standing. (Spring, Even years)
      Law-related Electives
Any 2 from the following:
CRIJ 1313 Criminal Law
CRIJ 4263 International Criminal Law
BUSI 3753 Business Law
BUSI 3822 Nonprofit Law
HCMG 4313 Legal, Social, and Ethical Aspects of Health Care
6 total hours needed.
Total Hours: 18