Apr 05, 2020  
2016-2017 School of Graduate Studies Catalog 
    
2016-2017 School of Graduate Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDS 720 - Legal Aspects of Higher Education

3 Credit(s) This course concentrates on the legal issues relevant to colleges and universities within the United States. This course includes an examination of the major court cases, statutes, constitutional laws and corresponding articles as they relate to higher education. These will include FERPA, institutional governance, liability, sexual harassment, civil rights of students, Americans with Disabilities Act, Affirmative Action, Admissions, Due Process Clause, student conduct/discipline, Bill of Rights, criminal acts, sex offenders and homicide on campuses.