Public Policy and Service

This track offers foundational courses and substantive electives for students interested in pursuing a career in state or local government, nonprofits and other public policy jobs.  Because there is such a wide spectrum of career choices within this track, students should carefully choose the courses pertinent to their particular interest.  Faculty members are available for assistance.

Please note that elective course offerings vary from year-to-year and not all listed courses will be offered every semester.  Course offerings for each semester or session will be included in the registration material for that semester or session. For course descriptions, please check the Academic Catalog.  An asterisk denotes a required course.

Core Courses

  • Administrative Law
  • Constitutional Law I and II*

Other Key Electives

  • Employment Law
  • Employment Discrimination Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Healthcare Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Legislation
  • Public Interest Law Practice

Skills Courses

  • Externships
  • Pleadings and Practice

Related and Advanced Courses

  • Children and the Law
  • Comparative Constitutions Law
  • DSS Abuse and Neglect Cases
  • Elder Law
  • First Amendment Seminar: Church, State and the Constitution
  • Gender Issues
  • Health Law and Clinical Ethics Seminar
  • Information Privacy Law
  • International Business Transactions
  • Land Use Planning
  • Law in Literature
  • National Security Law
  • Public International Law
  • Race and the Constitution
  • Separation of Powers