2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Jul 04, 2022  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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POLS& 200 Introduction to Law (5 credits)



Distribution Area Fulfilled Social Sciences; General Transfer Elective
Formerly LAW 205 - CCN

Prerequisite ENGL& 101 , or BTECA 115 , with at least a 2.0 grade or instructor permission.

Course Description
Introduction to the nature of law and the operation of the legal system; includes discussion of representative substantive law and analysis of the interaction between legal institutions and interest groups.

Student Outcomes
1. Summarize legal cases
2. Contrast major classifications of law
3. Appraise the impact of the legal profession on society
4. Differentiate the organizational structures of the major types of legal institutions
5. Assess the performance of personnel unique to the major types of legal institutions
6. Evaluate procedural law characterizing the major types of legal institutions
7. Evaluate substantive law created by the major types of legal institutions
8. Analyze the interaction of stakeholders and legal institutions on one another



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