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Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017

Law and Society

Law and Society Minor
0101 Taliaferro Hall 
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

The minor in Law and Society focuses on exploring the relationship between law and society. There is a focus on how law is viewed in a practical and pragmatic way.  It focuses on the intent and the experience that the law brings into various industries and society as a whole.   The minor is intended for students interested in expanding their knowledge and skills of laws and the effect of laws in any industry. The minor is appropriate for students in preparation for law school, graduate school, and careers in the non-profit, public and private sectors. The program consists of an integrated, interdisciplinary package of courses in research and analytic methods in applied social sciences, law and humanities.

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