Teaching Constitutional Law to Undergraduates

Kristine Coulter


Constitutional Law is a face-to-face upper-division elective in an undergraduate political science program at a liberal arts college. It primarily attracts third and fourth-year students, and it usually appeals to political science majors or minors and aspiring lawyers. Though most students who enroll have a general interest in law and courts, their reasons for enrolling and their expectations for the course vary. As such, the course is designed to satisfy and meet the needs and expectations of these various constituencies.


college course; undergraduate; political science; law; constitutional law

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