English prepares students for a career in law because it develops their critical thinking skills and writing ability, both essential to the practice of law. In addition to the English major, students should consider the courses listed under "Degree Requirements" below.
All of the following:
This course provides an introduction to accounting with an emphasis on the interpretation and use of accounting information for effective business decision-making. The course employs an ﾓinformation user/managerial approachﾔ rather than an ﾓinformation preparer approach.ﾔ Students are introduced to the accounting system, financial statement analysis, and quantitative managerial accounting techniques.
Prerequisite: mathematics competency.
This survey course is designed to introduce students to the study of law through a review of its historical origins, the various sources of the law and the practical context in which laws are applied. Particular attention is given to areas of law which are relevant to todayﾒs business environment; for example, torts, contracts, agency and sales.
Prerequisite: C grade or higher in MG219.
This course is intended to provide the students with an introduction to the historical, political and social aspects of the criminal justice system. Students explore issues that impact the overall functioning criminal justice system, with a focus on the three main components of the system: police, courts and corrections.
Typically offered every semester.
This course presents an introduction to contemporary symbolic logic as well as to traditional deductive and inductive logic.
This course examines the social, philosophical and legal problems faced by the Supreme Court in translating the abstract language of civil liberties contained in the U.S. Constitution into concrete reality with an emphasis upon current problems and the evolving nature of the process.
Offered spring semester.
John Kerr, Ph.D.
Chair, English Department
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
700 Terrace Heights #1463
Winona, MN 55987
(800) 635-5987, Ext. 1673