Spring 2014 Interdisciplinary Legal Graduate and Professional Courses

Department of Accounting

ACCT 430 - Federal Income Tax I
This course introduces the student to federal income taxation. It is designed to provide the student with a framework to understand the structure of the Federal Income Tax system, to integrate income tax planning into business decisions, and to evaluate future changes to the income tax system (such changes are ongoing and inevitable). This course is also intended to provide a base for the student's future study of advanced tax topics. Prerequisite: ACCT-220 and ACCT-311 with grades of C or better.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

ACCT 634 - Fed Income Tax: Corp
The primary focus of this course is business taxation. It is imperative for students to achieve a conceptual grasp of how businesses are taxed. Without careful planning, businesses shoulder heavier tax burdens than necessary. The objective of this course is to gain a solid understanding of the impact of taxes on corporations, partnerships, estates and trusts. Students will also engage in tax planning that will enable them to provide valuable advice for businesses in terms of tax reduction strategies. This course is essential for students wishing to pass the CPA exam.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Department of Civil Engineering

CVNG 521 - Sustainable Water Resources Management
Water Management and alternative analysis considering water resource, legal, political, and ecological issues; determination and forecasting of water demand; supply and estimating drought impacts resulting from cycle and permanent shifts in the climate. Prerequisites: CVNG 203 and 313.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Department of Ed Leadership & Higher Ed

EDH 547 - Legal and Ethical Issues
This course is intended to provide students pursuing a degree in Student Personnel Administration in Higher Education with a background in legal and ethical issues confronted by practicing professionals. A lecture, discussion and problem solving format is used in studying the course material. The course includes a discussion of selected law cases and ethical principles and their interrelation with the American College Personnel Association Statement of Ethical Principles and Standards.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Department of Leadership In Higher Education

EDL 301 - School Law for Teachers
A study of cases, statutes, regulations, and practices dealing with teacher and student rights and responsibilities, academic freedom and classroom management. Every semester.
1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours

EDL 530 - School Law
An introduction to legal sources and documents related to schools. Selected case studies will be used to examine legal issues related to school students, teachers and administrators.
1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 3.000 Lecture hours

Department of Environmental & Occupational Health

EOH 560 - Policy, Science and Decisions in Environmental Health
The purpose of this course is to provide students with analytical tools they can use to think critically about environmental policymaking. The focus of the course is on the interface between the fields of environmental, public health, and policy sciences. Therefore, special attention is paid to policy decisions that affect environmental protection and public health. The course examines the current approaches to environmental regulation such as comma nd and control, comparative risk assessment, and market-based incentives. It also discusses environmental justice issues, sustainable development, and policies concerning particular environmental problems in the United States and the international community. (Offered annually.)
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

 

Department/Center for Health Care Ethics

HCE 660 - Bioethics and the Law
This course examines legal issues in health care decision making in areas typically considered a part of bioethics, such as organ transplantation, genetic medicine, end-of-life care, determination of death, and experimentation with human subjects. While the course focuses on cases, statues and regulations applicable to these issues, the course also studies the leading approaches in ethics as they are applied in these situations. The course includes consideration of the primary processes used for dispute resolution in bioethics, including litigation , institutional ethics committees, and institutional review boards.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

 

Department of Health Management & Policy

HMP 540 - Legal Aspects of Health Services Management
This course is designed to familiarize students with legal issues in the health care field. It is also designed to provide students with insight into how the legal system functions, how lawyers analyze legal problems, and how health care administrators may interact with the legal system and lawyers. (Offered annually.)
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Department of Management

MGT 428 - Legal Environ Bus II
Advanced course for students (1) desiring to expand their knowledge of the legal and ethical environment of business and of issues in business law or (2) preparing to take the CPA examination. Topics covered include negotiable instruments, secured transactions, debtor-creditor relationships, property law, trusts and wills, business associations and other special topics such as accountants' liability and international legal problems. Prerequisite: MGT-218.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

MGT 603 - Legal, Ethical, Prof Env Bus
This course is directed at complex decision-making, requiring recognition and integration of legal, ethical and professional considerations in managing the socially responsible organization. It provides an overview of the relationship of the business organization to the legal system, including various modes of dispute resolution. In addition, the course addresses areas of legal risk and responsibility, encompassing how business is affected by, and interacts with, state and federal laws and regulations.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Department/Center for Sustainability

MOS 506 - Environmental Aspects of Sustainability
This course provides an overview of the environmental aspects of sustainability. Topics include: environmental sustainability, laws; population, environmental impact; biodiversity and ecosystems; climate change, air pollution; solid and hazardous waste management; water resources/pollution; renewable energy, mineral and soil resources. The course also introduces geospatial techniques critical in studying environmental issues with real-world projects.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

MOS 516 - Environmental Politics and Policy
Examines the politics and processes of U.S. environmental policy-making. Topics include: why government makes environmental laws; competing values influencing environmental policy; institutions, processes, and political actors that shape the creation and implementation of environmental laws; how government addresses environmental problems; how American actions influence international attempts to address environmental problems
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

 

Department of Philosophy

PHIL 406 - Logic for Pre-Professionals
This course is designed to provide pre-law (and other pre-professional school) students with a comprehensive treatment of modern formal and informal logic both in the area of argumentation and decision-making. Spring semester.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

 

Department of Political Science

POLS 510 - Theories of Constitutional Interpretation
Course explores justification for the judicial review in the U.S. Why, in a democratic system, do unelected judges possess the power to invalidate laws approved through the democratic process? Students read historical, legal, philosophical, and empirical works and develop their own ideas about the role of constitutional courts. Prerequisite: one American politics course
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

POLS 541 - Administrative Law
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Department of Public Health

PUBH 562 - Politics and Public Health Advocacy
Public health is inherently a political discipline. Practitioners require an understanding of the way public opinion and legislation on matters of public health are shaped. This course exposes students to the basics of public health policy, coalition-building, written and verbal advocacy tools, and includes several real-world experiences of advocacy work.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Department of Public Policy Studies

PPS 541 - Administrative Law
Seminar discussions focus on the search for procedural due process in public administration. Specific attention is devoted to administrative law doctrines and principles pertaining to rule-making, agency hearings, administrative discretion, damage actions, reviewability, scope of review, and administrative searches and seizures. Administrative law cases are thoroughly discussed. Offered every Spring semester.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

 

Department of Social Work

SWRK 702 - Social Policy
An examination of social policy within the context of its historical development and its current functions within contemporary society. Focus on the substance of policy choices, the values and beliefs that underlie these choices, the political process through which the choices are made, and the potential roles of social workers in that process.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

SWRK 707 - Policy Practice for Social Justice
In this course, students will gain leadership skills to effectively advocate for social policy and economic justice. Course content will prepare students to use a range of tools and skills to effectively change or enhance societal structures. Social work skills in policy practice with oppressed and vulnerable groups will be explored in the student’s area of concentration.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Department of Women’s Studies

WSTD 693 - Special Topics: Family Law
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

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