Students with a Law, Politics and Society major will
- Understand the interdisciplinary base of knowledge regarding the connections between law, politics, and society.
- Demonstrate awareness of historical and contemporary legal and philosophical theories and interpret those theories in a logical manner when applied to analyses of political, social, or legal issues.
- Evaluate and understand how race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality and religion impact society, politics, and the law.
- Articulate the philosophy of active citizenship. This includes recognizing the importance of cultivating the skills and desire to work for change in communities, the nation and the world.
Students take a common introductory and a final capstone LPS course to frame the major, They also take core courses in Ethics, Logic, Sociology, American Politics, Macroeconomics, and Research as well as electives drawn from Political Science, Sociology, History, and Business.