AU Abroad - London
Semester: Spring 2015
Course Information: 3 credits – General Elective
Lead Faculty: Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice George Ducworth, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Jeff Black and Vice President for Presidential Affairs Dr. Beverly McAdams
Course Title: World Legal Systems
Course Description: This course is designed to allow the student to do a comparative analysis of the legal systems in England, the United States and Islamic (Sharia) law. This includes court systems, plea bargaining, punishment, sentencing, correctional institutions, death penalty, mental illness, incarceration trends and current crime issues. Participants will identify and analysis the procedural aspects involved in developing and prosecuting, defending and adjudicating cases in these jurisdictions including cross-cultural analysis review.
Travel Dates: TBD
Housing/Accommodations: Hotel in London
General Travel Itinerary: Visits to governmental institutions in London as well as historical sites impacting political and social issues within England
Eligibility Requirements: Students must be eligible juniors or seniors (at least a 2.5 GPA) and who have not attended a previous AU Abroad program.
Scholarship: Scholarships are awarded to reduce the cost for travel, which is an additional fee from tuition and fees and charged as part of student's registration for program. Scholarships of up to $1,000.00 are given to all who apply. Scholarship amount depends upon GPA, class standing and financial need.
Contact: StudyAbroad@AndersonUniversity.edu for more information.