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Undergraduate Day Catalog 2019-2020 
Undergraduate Day Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PLS 3003 - Freedom in American Society

3 Credit Hour(s)
This course will examine the significance of freedom in American society. Topics to be explored include: the historical roots of American liberty, with particular attention to the relation between liberty and religion; the nature of freedom as understood by the chief architects of the American political order; the relation between political and economic freedom; the nature of government and of the market process; the meaning of the rule of law; the changing conceptions of freedom throughout American political development; the chief threats to individual freedom that have emerged over the past several centuries; and contemporary challenges to the preservation of freedom.

Prerequisite: ENG 1123 , HUM 1013  and HUM 1023 
Corequisite: HUM 1033 
Availability: Fall/Spring/Summer

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