Course Descriptions - Undergraduate Calendar 2007-2008

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The following courses are currently administered by St. Jerome's University.

LS 100s


LS 101 LEC 0.50Course ID: 011710
Introduction to Legal Studies
An introduction to the study of law, its structure, and legal institutions from a cross-cultural and historical perspective. This interdisciplinary course examines the origins of legal systems and their impact on society. Included is an analysis of the diverse historical, political, economic, and cultural conditions under which law arises and functions within society.

LS 102 LEC 0.50Course ID: 011711
Interdisciplinary Studies in Criminology
An interdisciplinary approach to the study of crime and social control in a historical and cross-cultural context. The course introduces students to basic concepts and issues related to the study of crime including criminal law, clinical criminology, the pre-history of formal criminology, prison writings, and sources of information about crime.

LS 400s


LS 401 SEM 0.50Course ID: 011899
Senior Honours Seminar in Legal Studies I
Senior seminar on selected topics in legal studies from an interdisciplinary perspective.
Prereq: Level at least 4A

LS 402 SEM 0.50Course ID: 011900
Senior Honours Seminar in Legal Studies II
Senior seminar on selected topics in legal studies from an interdisciplinary perspective.
Prereq: Level at least 4A

LS 498 LEC 0.50Course ID: 012278
Directed Readings in Legal Studies
Selected study and assignments under the direction of a faculty member who teaches courses in legal studies and criminology.
Instructor Consent Required
Offered at St. Jerome's University


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