Law and Policy
Department of Law
As a Minor
Business must operate within domestic and international legal frameworks, and there are few decisions of import that do not carry significant legal risks. As a result, an understanding of basic law is vital. The study of law also develops students’ critical thinking, analytical, and negotiation skills, all of which are essential for successful careers.
The Tier III minor in law and policy offers a variety of cutting-edge law courses designed to augment and complement the various major fields of study at Baruch.
Students should choose two courses from the following list
- BLS/SOC 3014 Civil Rights Legislation and Litigation
- JRN 3220 Media Ethics
- ENV 3005 Economic and Legal Aspects of Ecology
- HIS/POL 3005 Social Welfare Policy
- HIS/POL/REL 3008 Religion and Politics in the U.S.
- HIS 3650 History of Women in America
- HIS 3060 African American History
- PHI 3020 Philosophy of Law
- PHI 3260 Crime and Punishment
- POL 3313 Constitutional Law
- POL 3314 Civil Liberties
- POL 3422 Urban Public Policy
- PSY 3069 Psychology and the Law
- SOC 3154 Crime and Justice in Sociological Perspective
- LAW 3122 Law and Environment*
- LAW 3400 Law, Business, and Sustainability*
*For the purposes of this program, this course counts as an Arts and Sciences course.
Students should also choose one of the following
- LAW 4900 Law, Public Policy and Legal Theory
- LAW 4905 U.S. Immigration Law and Policy
- LAW 4906 Women, Law, and Policy
Professor Matthew Edwards