2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Aug 17, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Constitutional Studies Certificate - Embedded

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Certificate Coordinator: Dr. William Gillespie
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
School of Government and International Affairs

(470) 578-6227

The certificate in Constitutional Studies will concentrate on the development of the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights, their interpretation by judges through judicial decisions, and how the constitutional doctrines of federalism, enumerated powers, separation of powers, and the rule of law apply to the national and state governments. The capstone class, the American Legal System, will then examine broader considerations of how fundamental law has acted to define the powers of government and also sought to limit those powers through the institution of civil rights and civil liberties.

Required Courses (6 Credit Hours)

Students must complete six hours (two courses) to complete the core requirements of the certificate.

Program Total (12 Credit Hours)

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