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Curriculum - Law, Social Justice and Diversity Certificate - On-Campus
USC Gould School of Law

Earning the on-campus Law, Social Justice and Diversity certificate requires successful completion of 12 total units including 6 units of Gould courses and 6 units of Social Work courses.

Gould Courses (on-campus) - Select 6 units

LAW-520 Introduction to US Legal System, 2 units (mandatory)

LAW-504 Criminal Law, 3 units*

LAW-528 Constitutional Law, 2 units*

LAW-602 Criminal Procedure, 3 units^

LAW-621 Gender Discrimination, 3 units^

LAW-675 Mental Health Law, 3 units^

LAW-686 Civil Rights Law, 3 units^

LAW-704 Poverty Law, 3 units^

LAW-723 Children and the Law, 2 units^

LAW- 829 Cross-Cultural Dispute Resolution, 2 units^

LAW-734 Local Government Law, 3 units^

*Students selecting this class may only enroll in the Graduate & International Programs (G&IP) section, which is meant for non-JD students at USC Gould School of Law.

^This class may not be offered every semester/year. Please consult with an advisor.

Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work Courses (on-campus) - Select 6 units

SOWK-536 Policy and Advocacy in Professional Social Work, 3 units

SOWK-666 Domestic and Intimate Partner Abuse, 3 units

SOWK-624 Social Work in Juvenile Justice Settings, 3 units

SOWK-670 Global Dimensions in Social Policy and Social Work Practice, 3 units

SOWK-630 Diversity, Social Justice, and Culturally Competent Social Work Practice, 3 units

SOWK-684 Community Practice for Social Change, 3 units

SOWK-634 Violence Against Women: A Transnational Perspective, 3 units

SOWK-687 Media in Social Work, 3 units

SOWK-639 Policy Advocacy & Social Change, 3 units

SOWK-696 LGBT Psycho/Social/Political Issues, 3 units