OFFICE OF EXTENDED STUDIES (Summer Term, Winter Term, Freshmen Connection, Freshmen First, Pre-College Programs, Professional Programs, Continuing Education Programs)
Appendix D: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND POLICY AND PROCEDURES ON THE DISCLOSURE OF STUDENT EDUCATION RECORDS III-6.30(A)
Appendix J: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND PROCEDURES FOR REVIEW OF ALLEGED ARBITRARY AND CAPRICIOUS GRADING--UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS III-1.20(B)
Appendix M: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND POLICY ON THE COLLECTION, USE AND PROTECTION OF ID NUMBERS VI-26.00(A)
Appendix O: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND POLICY ON PROMOTING RESPONSIBLE ACTION IN MEDICAL EMERGENCIES (APPROVED BY THE PRESIDENT V-1.00(J)
Law and Society
Law and Society Minor
The minor in Law and Society focuses on exploring the relationship between law in the books and law on the streets. It focuses on a variety of approaches to law as intended and experienced. The minor is intended for students interested in expanding knowledge and skills in preparation for law school, graduate school, careers in the public and private sectors. The program consists of an integrated, interdisciplinary package of courses in research and analytic methods in applied social sciences and the humanities.
Requirements of the program include completion of 18 hours between specified courses and selected field experiences. Students must take Law and Social Inquiry (or equivalent), an Experiential Component and accompanying colloquium, and a capstone experience.
As part of the minor, students will choose 2 courses from one of three concentration tracks. The UMD Carey School of Law will teach one course in each track: Constitutionalism & International Law; Migration, Race & Ethnicity; Crime & Punishment. For more about the minor please visit: www.mlaw.umd.edu
Students are required to take the following courses:
All courses used to satisfy the requirements of the minor must be completed with a grade of "C-" or better. Must maintain GPA of 2.0 or better.