Nov 22, 2018  
Fitchburg State University 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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POLS 2600 - The First Amendment


3 cr. 3 hr. Day course offered every other year.

This course examines the basic rights and freedoms derived from the First Amendment to the Constitution. The course will examine in depth great controversies of freedom of speech, press and religion. Topics covered will include protection for hate speech, speech codes on college campuses, prior restraints on the press, and free exercises of religion, and governmental limitations on the establishment of religion.

Prerequisite(s): POLS 1000  or POLS 1100  or CJ 1000 .



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