Jul 21, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

LGL 2200 - Introduction to Legal Studies


3 Credit Hour(s)

This course provides an introduction to the structure and processes of the American legal system as well as study of the development and patterns of growth of the legal profession (including, but not limited to the responsibilities, requirements and benefits for attorneys, judges, prosecutors, jury analyst, specialized testimony experts, forensic investigators and paralegals). Focus is placed on the examination of the central issues and processes of the entire legal system and how individuals and “workgroups” cooperatively organize and influence the American legal system. This course will satisfy the prerequisite of CJ 1101  for CJ 3352 , CJ 4442  and CJ 4447  for Legal Studies minors and Non-Criminal Justice Majors.