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Law & Society Undergraduate Programs Program Details

Law & Society Undergraduate Programs overview here.

Tuition and fees: https://edwardscampus.ku.edu/edwards-campus-tuition-fees
To apply: https://admissions.ku.edu/transfer-requirements-deadlines/transfer-applying
Applications Priority deadlines:
  Spring: November 1
  Summer: May 1
  Fall: February 1

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Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of General Studies in Law and Society

Admissions criteria:

The admissions requirements for the B.A./B.G.S. in Law and Society requires admission to the University of Kansas.

• Apply online at www.apply.ku.edu/transfers.
• Submit an official transcript from each college you have attended.
• Read more about university transfer student admissions requirements

Curriculum and requirements:

A degree in Law and Society requires the completion of:

  • 30 credit hours, including five core LWS courses and five interdisciplinary elective courses from areas such as AAAS, AMS, PSYC, PUAD, SOC, and WGSS related to law and society.

 

Core Courses (15 hours)

Course

Credit Hr.

KU Code

LWS 330: Introduction to Law and Society 

3

LWS 330

LWS 332: Methods in Law and Society

3

LWS 332

LWS 333: The Pursuit of Rights: Law, Democracy & Power

3

LWS 333

LWS 643: Theoretical Foundations of Law & Society

3

LWS 643

LWS 699: Capstone in Law & Society

3

LWS 699

 

Elective Options

Students choose 15 credit hours total

Course

Credit Hr.

KU Code

LWS 691: Internship in Law & Society

3

LWS 691

LWS 692: Research Experience in Law & Society

3

LWS 692

LWS 694: Topics in Law & Society

3

LWS 694

PUAD 333: Hard Choices in Public Administration

3

PUAD 333 

PUAD 432: Conducting the People’s Business Ethically

3

PUAD 432

PUAD 433: Metro-politics and Macro-problems

3

PUAD 433

PUAD 601: Crime and Punishment

3

PUAD 601 

PUAD 602: Diversity in Public Administration

3

PUAD 602 

PUAD 639 : Concepts of Civil Society

3

PUAD 639 

PUAD 641: Public Service Leadership

3

PUAD 641 

AAAS 306: The Black Experience in the U.S. Since Emancipation

3

AAAS 306

AAAS 322: Legal Issues and the African American

3

AAAS 322

AAAS 328: African American Urban Community and Class in the Midwest

3

AAAS 328

AAAS 510: Comparative Racial and Ethnic Relations

3

AAAS 510

AAAS 511: The Civil Rights Movement

3

AAAS 511

AAAS 611: History of the Black Power Movement

3

AAAS 611

ABSC 437: Independent Living and People with Disabilities

3

ABSC 437

ABSC 441: Ethical, Legal and Professional Issues in Applied Behavioral Science

3

ABSC 441

AMS 320: Border Patrolled States

3

AMS 320

AMS 522: American Racial and Ethnic Relations

3

AMS 522

AMS 565: Gender, Culture, and Migration

3

AMS 565

PSYC 465: Stereotyping and Prejudice Across Cultures

3

PSYC 465

PSYC 492: Psychology and Social Issues

3

PSYC 492

SOC 304: Principles of Sociology

3

SOC 304

SOC 306: Principles of Social Problems

3

SOC 306

WGSS 563: Gender, Sexuality and the Law

3

WGSS 563

WGSS 640: Politics of Reproductive Policy

3

WGSS 640

WGSS 653: Gender, War, and Peace

3

WGSS 653

 

Students need to complete the university's requirements for a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of General Studies. These bachelor’s degree requirements include a minimum of 120 total credit hours, including 45 hours at the junior/senior level and completion of the general education requirements in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

The Bachelor of Arts requires proficiency in one foreign language through the fourth level. The Bachelor of General Studies requires a secondary area of study, as well as completion of an approved career preparation course. 

Completion of the KU Core is also required for the degree. More information on each course is available in the course catalog. To see when each class is offered visit the KU Course Listings.

More information on each course is available in the course catalog

Contact the academic success coach for more information. 


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