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AJS 210 Constitutional Law
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: An examination of the U.S. Constitution, to include its history and its effect on both the individual and the criminal justice system. Emphasis is on United States Supreme Court cases that delineate the legal doctrines relevant to defining the Constitution's guarantees of liberty. Prerequisite: AJS101 or POS101.

Prerequisites: AJS101 or POS101

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge Level) Describe the history and development of the U.S. Constitution. (CLSO 1,2,4)
2. (Analysis Level) Examine the purpose and function of the three branches of government (legislative, judicial and executive). (CLSO 1,2,3,4)
3. (Comprehension Level) Explain the importance of separation of powers and checks and balances. (CLSO 1,2,4)
4. (Knowledge Level) Recall legal terms and concepts associated within the area of Constitutional Law. (CLSO 1,2,3,4)
5. (Analysis Level) Explain selected individual liberties as established by the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and other amendments. (CLSO 1,2,3,4)
6. (Evaluation Level) Assess the effect and impact of selected judicial decisions, both on the individual and on the criminal justice system. (CLSO 1,2,3,4)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None