Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: GOV                                     Course Number: 375                                    
Course Title: Law, Order, Justice, and Society
Subject: Government
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


Consideration of the ideas of major writers in the field of political theory who have contributed insight into the concepts of law, order, justice, and society. Topics will include conceptions of human nature, natural law, social contract, and the sources and nature of political leadership. Considerable attention will be devoted to the relevance of the ideas discussed to contemporary American society.

Prerequisite: ENG 102. In addition: GOV 101 and junior standing or above.
Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date:    04/30/2010