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LS 327 001 Policing in a Democratic Society

A critical examination of the police as social control agents in contemporary democratic societies. Topics include the historical evolution of policing; police recruitment, training, and education; police/community relations; the occupational subculture of the police; police authority and discretion; private policing; and police deviance and criminality.


Held with SOC 327


Offered on campus

Frederick Desroches PDF icon SOC 327-LS 327_F.Desroches_Fall 2022.pdf Fall 2022
LS 351 001 Philosophy of Law

Basic themes in the philosophy of law. Issues include the nature of law and its relation to morality and politics, legal reasoning, the justification of punishment, and theories of rights, responsibility, and liability.


Held with PHIL 327


Offered in a blended format with on campus and online components

Stéphanie Grégoire PDF icon PHIL 327-LS 351_S.Gregoire_Fall 2022.pdf Fall 2022
LS 401 001, 002, 003 Law, Culture, and Rights

This seminar explores the intersection of culture and rights from a legal studies perspective in order to better understand the diversity of ways that law shapes our society, and vice versa. Students will debate and assess selected topics from the perspective of various disciplines spanning the social sciences and humanities.


Offered on campus


Course outlines not posted available by request only

Honor Brabazon, Frederick Desroches PDF icon LS 401-003_F.Desroches_Fall 2022.pdf Fall 2022
LS 402 001, 002 Perspectives on Legal Authority and Subjectivity

This seminar explores the relation between those who make or administer law and select legal subjects whose lives and identities are shaped by law. Students will debate and assess selected perspectives while touching on various disciplines spanning the social sciences and humanities.


Offered on campus

Susan Dianne Brophy, Carlie Leroux-Demir PDF icon LS 402-001_S.Brophy_Fall 2022.pdfPDF icon LS 402-002_C.Leroux-Demir_Fall 2022.pdf Fall 2022
LS 404 001 Law of the Environment

This course will deal with selected topics in legal studies. Subjects will be dependent upon the research and/or instructional interests of faculty.


Offered on campus


Formerly listed as LS 496

Anastasia Tataryn PDF icon LS 496_A.Tataryn_Fall 2022.pdf Fall 2022
MEDVL 115 001 Crusading in the Middle Ages

This course examines the historical events and cultural assumptions that led to the European phenomenon of crusading, or holy war, between 1095 and 1453.


Held with HIST 115


Offered on campus

Eduardo Fabbro PDF icon HIST 115-MEDVL 115_E.Fabbro_Fall 2022.pdf Fall 2022
MEDVL 252 081 Medieval Monsters

This course exposes students to a number of disciplinary methodologies (historical, anthropological, geographical, literary, archaeological, philosophical, and philological). Each focuses on exploring the common theme of medieval monsters, such as werewolves, giants, summoned spirits, demons, revenants, centaurs, wild men and wild women, and political monsters.


Offered online

Andrew Moore PDF icon MEDVL 252-081_A.Moore_Fall 2022.pdf Fall 2022
PHIL 100J 001, 002 Introduction to Philosophy

This course seeks to introduce students to the nature of philosophy. This is done through the examination of core texts and figures in the history of philosophy as well as in the discussion of perennial philosophical questions.


LEC 001 offered on campus

LEC 002 offered in a blended format with on campus and online components

Jason Hoult, Stéphanie Grégoire PDF icon PHIL 100J-001_J.Hoult_Fall 2022.pdfPDF icon PHIL 100J-002_S.Gregoire_Fall 2022.pdf Fall 2022
PHIL 200J 001 Aristotelian Logic

An introduction to the understanding of how words are used, the formation of propositions, the construction of arguments and the examination of fallacies to help the student argue with order, facility and without error.


Offered in a blended format with on campus and online components

Stéphanie Grégoire PDF icon PHIL 200J_S.Gregoire_Fall 2022.pdf Fall 2022
PHIL 284 001 Great Works: Modern

A historical survey of modern philosophy in the Western tradition.


Offered online

Jason Hoult PDF icon PHIL 284_J.Hoult_Fall 2022.pdf Fall 2022