Apr 01, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]



Political Science

General Education Category A must be completed prior to taking any upper division course.


    POSC 311 - Constitutional Law: Power

    (3 units)

    Judicial interpretation of the U.S. Constitution. Judicial review; the power of the Presidency and the Congress; state governmental authority; nature of the American federalism.

    Both grading options.

    POSC 417 - Legal Practices: Moot Court

    (3 units)

    Prerequisites: POSC 311  or POSC 312 , and either POSC 412  or POSC 414 ; and upper division standing.
    Study and acquisition of the skills of lawyering, including legal research, reasoning, writing, and trial advocacy. Substantive study of civil liberties.

    Both grading options. May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units in different semesters. No more than three units of this course may be applied toward the major or minor in political science.