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Course Code: LSTD497 Course ID: 2574 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

The Capstone course is a senior level course designed to allow the student to review, analyze and integrate the work the student has completed toward a degree in Legal Studies. The student will complete an approved academic project or paper that demonstrates mastery of their program of study in a meaningful culmination of their learning and to assess their level of mastery of the stated outcomes of their degree requirements. Prerequisite: Senior Standing and completion of all major courses prior to enrollment. To be taken as the last course prior to graduation.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session
08/29/2022 - 02/03/2023 02/06/2023 - 04/02/2023 February Winter 2023 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Students should expect this course to be rigorous because this is the final course within the Legal Studies degree program. Upon successful completion, the student will be able to demonstrate the following course objectives:

Examine the law’s centrality to philosophy, social science, business and public policy;

Analyze the role and authority of the judicial system in interpreting the U.S. Constitution;

Characterize how the law can infringe on personal liberty;

Evaluate how the three branches of government (including their relationships, conflicts and roles) affect modern access to justice issues;

Clearly, concisely, and thoroughly evaluate the merit of scholarly ideas about a selected narrow legal concept;

Organize legal research, analysis and writing functions, both at the personal and group dynamic levels;

Collaborate in the creation of a Class Book that synthesizes the results of applicable legal research and analysis.

Students should expect this course to be rigorous because this is the final course within the Legal Studies degree program. Upon successful completion, the student will be able to demonstrate the following course objectives:

Examine the law’s centrality to philosophy, social science, business and public policy;

Analyze the role and authority of the judicial system in interpreting the U.S. Constitution;

Characterize how the law can infringe on personal liberty;

Evaluate how the three branches of government (including their relationships, conflicts and roles) affect modern access to justice issues;

Clearly, concisely, and thoroughly evaluate the merit of scholarly ideas about a selected narrow legal concept;

Organize legal research, analysis and writing functions, both at the personal and group dynamic levels;

Collaborate in the creation of a Class Book that synthesizes the results of applicable legal research and analysis.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
Author: No Author Specified
 
Book Title:Bluebook: Uniform System of Citation, 21st Ed - Style guide information available online, please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
ISBN:9780578666150
Publication Info:Harvard, Columbia Law Review
Author:Harvard, Columbia Law Review
Unit Cost:$56.25
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.