Public Law

Seek to understand American penal code

As one of Alfred University's many interdisciplinary programs, the public law minor seeks to provide an understanding of the role of law in American society. Students examine major court decisions, the structure of the nation's legal systems, and theoretical assumptions about law.


Campus Locations

Main Campus - Alfred, NY


none offered


Public Law

Requirements for the minor in Public Law

  • POLS 110 American Politics
  • POLS 332 Judicial Processes
  • POLS 316 American Constitutional Law and Politics* one course from the following:

  • POLS 242 Approaches to Law
  • POLS 313 State and Local Politics
  • SOCI 245 Crime and Society*

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