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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Legal Studies/Pre-law

For pre-law students, or those who wish to build a solid background in law for graduate school or employment, the department offers the legal policy minor, as well as focused work in basic legal areas: POLI 334 - Judicial Process , POLI 432 - Civil Rights , POLI 433 - First Amendment Freedoms . In addition, specialized courses (POLI 337 POLI 435 POLI 437 POLI 439 , POLI 445 POLI 482  and, with permission, POLI 438 )  provide students with rich opportunities to develop legal skills and knowledge. The department maintains a pre-law advising office in the Public Policy Building (PUP) 357, the resources of which are available to all UMBC students and through which appointments with Pre-law faculty advisors may be scheduled.