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Law Related Courses and Opportunities of Note

There is a 15-credit, interdisciplinary Legal Studies minor, housed in the Political Science Department, which, although not required, might be of interest to students who wish to  explore legal themes in the context of their undergraduate work.

Without committing to any particular major or minor, students can avail themselves of a wide variety of law-related coursework offered at Hunter College:


Asian American Studies 39002, Asian American Civil Rights and the Law

Biology 150, Forensic Biology

Computer Science 49300, Computer Law

Economics 28000, Business Law I

Economics 37000, Law and Economics

Economics 38000, Business Law II

Economics 480, Business Law III

English 38694, Literature & Law

History 36400, American Constitutional History, 1783 to 1900

Integrated Media Arts 780, Media & the Law (Graduate level but open to undergrads)

Media Studies 39400, Mass Communication and the Law

Media Studies 39900, Digital Copyright

Political Science 21900, Women and the Law

Political Science 23800, American Legal System

Political Science 24000, American Judiciary

Political Science 29001, Moot Court (By permission only; Interssion 1 credit)

Political Science 31000, Comparative Legal Systems

Political Science 31700, Law of Privacy

Political Science 34000, Constitutional Law: Organization of Government

Political Science 34100, Constitutional Law: Civil Rights

Political Science 34200, Constitutional Law: The First Amendment

Political Science 34300, Criminal Law

Political Science 37500, International Law

Philosophy 24600, Political Philosophy

Philosophy 25200, Problems of Law and Morality

Philosophy 34600, Justice in Contemporary Society

Sociology 31900, Criminology

Sociology 32000, Law, Society and Civil Rights



Other academic opportunities that may be of interest include:

•             Thomas Hunter Honors Interdisciplinary Major

•             Human Rights Minor/Certificate Roosevelt House

•             Public Policy Minor/Certificate – Roosevelt House

•             Public Service Scholar Program (PSSP) – Paid internship and academic program

•             JFEW Eleanor Roosevelt Scholars Program – 2-year commitment with paid summer internship

•             Welfare Rights Initiative Leadership Training – Internship and academic program

•             CUNY’s Murphy Institute: New York Union Semester – Full-time intensive academic and internship program

•             Public Service Scholar Program (PSSP) – Internship and academic program

•             Hunter Mentoring Program – Sponsored by the Office of the VP of Student Affairs

•             Summer Program through LSAC Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS)

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