Law and Policy, Minor

Program Overview

The Law and Policy minor is designed for students interested in the design of policy and legislation, and students on a pre-law track. Skills and knowledge may be applied to fields such as environment and climate change, technological innovation, public health law, or intellectual property law.

A minor in Law and Policy is accomplished by completing 16 credits. 

Course topics may include:

  • Law, Values, and Public Policy: Perspectives on Science and Technology
  • Human Rights in History
  • War and Society
  • Science, Technology, and Society
  • Law and Society
  • Engineering Ethics
  • Energy Politics
  • Resilience Planning
  • Drugs in History
  • Social Demography: Society by the Numbers
  • Environmental Law
  • Public Service and Social Justice
  • Energy Politics
  • Resilience Planning
  • Drugs in History
  • Social Demography: Society by the Numbers
  • China and the United States
  • Gender, Science, and Technology
  • Contemporary Political Thought
  • Self-Organization in Science and Society
  • American Politics in Crisis
  • Public Service and Social Justice

See course catalog for details.

Contact

The School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Russell Sage Laboratory (SAGE) 4307, 110 8th Street, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 276-2576

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