Coastal Law   [Archived Catalog]
2018-2019 School of Law Bulletin

LAWS 568 - Coastal Law

Credits: 3

This course explores legal approaches to avoiding and resolving conflicts between human use of coastal areas and the ecological integrity of coastal systems. We will cover relevant South Carolina and Federal law, looking at issues both above and below the tide line. Course readings represent a variety of disciplines, including law, economics, and the natural sciences. Students must participate actively in discussions, present their research proposals, and submit three writing projects.

Note: Course qualifies as a perspective course

Basis of Grade: Final examination, written assignments and class participation

Form of Grade: Letter