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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LLAS 102 - An Introduction to Latino and Latin American Studies

A multi-disciplinary introduction of Latino and Latin American studies, presented in three main components: People and the Land, The Environment and the Human Condition, and Socio-Political Spectrum. SB-Perspectives on World Cultures (W).

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe how U.S. courts are structured and how they function (including the Federal legal system as well as the typical model structure for state courts) as well as being able to describe the role and duties of each court system.
  • Describe the impact that each court system can have on society.
  • Describe how law impacts the daily life of citizens. This includes describing the function and role of law in society and the implications this has for citizens.
  • List and describe various legal terms, concepts, and ideas in criminal law, criminal procedure, and civil law.
  • Describe how law has and is currently used as a means of social control.
  • Describe how law has been used as a tool for social change. This should include giving specific examples of social movements that have and have not been successful.
  • Identify the differences between these movements.
  • Compare and contrast law in the United States with law in other countries.
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