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Law and Society

Western New England University

48 months
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About

The Law and Society major offered by the Western New England University offers an exciting course of study for students interested in investigating the origins, actors, institutional frameworks, cultural development, and theoretical foundations of law and justice as they relate to society. The interdisciplinary study of law draws from the insights and tools of diverse academic disciplines.

Overview

You’ll have freedom to study under a broad range of professors and to take a wide variety of courses. Another exciting option is the 3+3 Law Program offered in collaboration with our School of Law.

Why choose law and society?

Students in the Law and Society major offered by the Western New England University grapple with a number of important and pressing concerns, including the nature and functions of law in American society; the contested meanings of justice, freedom, equality, and rights; and the role and influence of courts, attorneys, and the police in the United States and around the world. Students interrogate a wide variety of controversial legal, political, and social issues, from the death penalty, affirmative action, and immigration policy, to free speech, police conduct, and Internet privacy.

Career opportunities

The Law and Society program is excellent preparation for a variety of opportunities, including law and graduate school, and careers in law, government, education, international affairs, and business.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Law & Society l: Introduction to Law & Society
  • Law & Society II: Legal Justice and Social Justice
  • American National Government
  • Comparative Politics
  • Western Political Thought
  • Law and Judicial Politics
  • The Legal Profession
  • When Cultures Collide
  • Constitutional Law
  • International Governance and Law
  • Comparative Legal Systems
  • Senior Seminar in Law and Society

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 4 units English
  • 1 unit laboratory science
  • 2 units mathematics equivalent to two of the following: algebra I, geometry or algebra II
  • 1 unit United States history

Tuition Fee

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    35454 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 35454 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    35454 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35454 USD per year during 48 months.

*12-18 credit hours per term.

Living costs for Springfield

1020 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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