The Certificate in Law and Policy is designed for students seeking expertise in the legal, political, and cultural dimensions of citizenship, democracy, immigration, and identity in the modern world. Courses offer training in legal, political and cultural dimensions of civil society and political participation in the democratic process. You are required to complete (or expect to complete) three of the following courses by graduation and attain a 3.0 GPA minimum in these three courses. Each course may be used for one certificate only.

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Law and Policy Courses:

Anthro 121D (Cross-Cultural Studies in Gender)

Anthro 121G (Political Anthropology)

Anthro 121J (Urban Anthropology)

Anthro 125X (Transnational Migration)

Anthro 127 (Controversies, Courts, Cultures: The Anthropology of Law)

Anthro 127A (Law and Modernity)

Anthro 127B (Global Migrations, Anthropology, and the Law)

Anthro 129 (by petition to the Undergraduate Director, depending of the topic)

Anthro 136A (Nationalism and Ethnicity in the Contemporary World)

Anthro 136D (Conflict Resolution in Cross-Cultural Perspective)

Anthro 138 (Prisons and Public Ed)

Anthro 139 (by petition to the Undergraduate Director, depending of the topic

Anthro 161T Field Research: Asian Immigrants and Refugees in Orange County

Anthro 162B (Indian North America)

Anthro 169 (by petition to the Undergraduate Director, depending of the topic)

GSS - Gen&Sex 60B (Gender and Law)

CLS - Criminology, Law and Society courses; (by petition to the Undergraduate Director)

You must also attend three Anthropology Colloquia, and write a report and/or analysis of the event. This should be a 300-500 word report and/or analysis for each event. Summaries will be reviewed and evaluated by the Undergraduate Director. It is your responsibility to plan ahead and attend colloquia BEFORE you submit your certificate application.

If you are applying for multiple certificates, you only need to submit three summaries TOTAL.


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