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Constitutional Law: Powers & Principles

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Course No: POLI.3350-061; SIS Class Nbr: 8976; SIS Term: 2930
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

A study of constitutional law focused on the powers and principles of American government. We will discuss the Declaration of Independence and Revolution, separation of powers, federalism, natural rights, and ordered liberty, emphasizing the case law on the origins of judicial review, the Commerce Clause, war powers, executive privilege, elections, criminal procedure, and search under the Fourth Amendment. Political Science offers two courses in constitutional law for students from any major who are preparing for law school or seeking a background in how constitutional law influences American politics and culture. POLI.3350 or POLI.3370 can be taken alone or both courses in either sequence. On campus and online versions are identical, so student can take each course in either format.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

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  • Core Codes: SS, AMST
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Frederick Lewis
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2020: Jan 21 to Apr 05
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: B.L.A. in Liberal Arts

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