Metropolitan State University

Course Equivalents

Course Equivalents for CJS 210 at Metropolitan State University in Fall 2017 (Aug - Dec)

While all courses listed as equivalents below are transferable, they are not necessarily equivalent in both directions. The courses below transfer TO the college or university shown above. To see how courses from your home college or university transfer to other participating colleges or universities, you can search Transferology.

If you are enrolling in the equivalent course in order to fulfill a program/major requirement, it is best to check with your academic advisor to ensure that the equivalent course will meet the requirements of your particular major.

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Anoka-Ramsey Community College
POLS 2225 - Constitutional Law - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
(Meets MnTC Goal 5 and 9) This course provides an in-depth focus on the United States Constitution. The course will discuss how the Constitution was created and how it has evolved based on important amendments, court cases, and different judicial interpretations. The course will also emphasize how the Constitution currently affects society, the political system, and individual lives.
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Century College
POLS 1035 - Constitutional Law (Online) - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
This course examines the development of constitutional principles, judicial review, commerce powers, executive action, civil rights and liberties, and the pivotal role of the U.S. Supreme Court in maintaining the checks and balances of our Federal system of government. This course is intended for all students, and it is of special interest for students interested in government and political science.
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Inver Hills Community College
CJS 2160 - Criminal Justice and the Constitution - 3 credits
Acquaint students with relevant content of the United States Constitution and Constitutional Amendments within political, social, and historical contexts; and examine the cognitive process in key judicial decisions. Course formerly known as CJS 1160 Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice Professionals. Prerequisites: CJS 1150 or instructor approval.
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Minneapolis Community and Technical College
PSCI 2000 - Constitutional Law - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
This course is an overview of the origins of the U.S. Constitution and its continuing evolution through amendment and interpretation. Changing power relationships within government and changing definitions of the basic rights of citizens will be examined through the study of important case decisions, both historic and contemporary, with an eye to demonstrating the fluid nature of our Constitutional system. Emphasis will be placed on the practical impact of the Constitution and of Supreme Court decisions upon the enforcement of criminal laws.
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Minnesota State University, Mankato
CORR 448 - Correctional Law - 3 credits
Examines the rights of inmates, probationers, and parolees.
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Normandale Community College
POLS 2250 - Constitutional Law - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Explores the Constitution and Bill of Rights as elements of national government and criminal justice. In depth attention to First Amendment, equal protection, due process, search and seizure, rights of the accused, rights of prisoners, war powers, presidential authority, and historic Supreme Court cases.
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North Hennepin Community College
POLS 2130 - Constitutional Law - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
This course will acquaint students with the content of the United States Constitution and its amendments; its interpretations within political, social, and historical contexts; and will examine the reasoning process in major judicial decisions. Prerequisite: Soc 1710 or PolS 1100
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Southwest Minnesota State University
POL 328 - Criminal Justice and Procedure - 3 credits
An examination of the role of the U.S. Constitution and the state and federal courts in handling crime and justice in America. Particular attention is paid to the evolution of legal precedents, recent Supreme Court decisions, federalism, criminal procedure, and efforts to reform the American criminal justice system.
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St. Cloud State University
CJS 430 - Criminal Law - 3 credits

Principles of criminal liability, defenses to criminal prosecution, elements of major crimes. Prereq.: 111 or permission. 3 Cr. ANNUAL.
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Winona State University
LGLS 101 - Introduction to American Law - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Students are introduced to the American system of law and legal structure, including basic legal concepts, the structure of the American court system, legal theory and procedure, and gain an overview of several areas of law. Meets GOAL 6 (Humanities) and GOAL 9. Grade only.
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