Courses

POLI 111 Issues in Global Politics

An introduction to issues in global politics that emphasizes diversity of perspectives, membership in multiple communities, and the linkages between local and global. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A J. Snow M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
B J. Snow M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

POLI 112 Issues in American Politics

An introduction to the constitutional principles, institutions, functions, and processes of politics and government in the United States. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A J. Garrison T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

POLI 201 State and Local Government

An examination of the politics, structures, and policies of American state and local governments. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • POLI 112 or ENST 105 or permission. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
E A. Sexton M/W 7:30PM-9:00PM

POLI 202 Voting and Elections

An analysis of the political process in the United States, including political parties, interest groups, public opinion , elections, and voting behavior. Lectur e: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • ENST-105 or POLI-112 or permission Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A B. Parsons M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM

POLI 209 Res. Methods in Public Affairs

An examination of the research methodologies and techniques used in the study of public policy and politics. The course emphasizes both qualitative and quantitative methods. The lab focuses on statistical applications. (Cross-listed as CJUS 209/I.R. 209). (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • Sophomore standing, POLI 111 or 112 & one other Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • course in the major; or ENST 105 or permission.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A A. Mihalache-O'Keef M/W/F 12:00PM-2:10PM

POLI 224 Comparative Polit Sys: Africa

The government and politics of Sub-Saharan African politics. (Cross-listed with I.R. 224) (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • POLI-111 or permission Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A J. Rubongoya T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

POLI 232 International Organizations

An examination of global and regional organizations. The nature and functions of both governmental and non-governmental institutions will be discussed. A model United Nations Security Council simulation exercise is an integral course component. (Cross-listed with I.R. 232). (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • POLI 111 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A J. Snow M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

POLI 246 Justice, Revolution & Society

A study of the meaning(s) attached to concepts such as justice, revolution, and the good society. Consideration will be given to the ways in which such ideas contribute to interpretations of historical examples of revolution. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • POLI 111 or 112 or permission Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A J. Garrison M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

POLI 250 Public Policy

An examination of the scope, nature and outcomes of the American public policy decision-making process. Lecture: 3 hrs/ wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • POLI-112 or permission Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A B. Parsons M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

POLI 261W Wash Sem SelTop:Conflict Mgmt

1 Unit

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A V. Staff

POLI 261W Wash Sem Sel Top: Theatre

1 Unit

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B V. Staff

POLI 261W Wash Sem SelTop:Public Policy

1 Unit

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C V. Staff

POLI 261W Wash Sem Sel Top: Diversity

1 Unit

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D V. Staff

POLI 261W Wash Sem SelTop:Global Agenda

1 Unit

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F V. Staff

POLI 261W Wash Sem SelTop:US Supreme Ct

1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
I V. Staff

POLI 311 American Constitutional Law

An introduction to decision-making in the Supreme Court and its past and present roles in American government. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • POLI-112 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • One course from POLI-201, POLI-202, POLI-250, POLI-270

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A T. Peppers T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

POLI 353 U.S. Foreign Policy

An introduction to the foreign policy process of the United States. Selected issues in United States foreign policy in The Cold War and post Cold War eras will also beanalyzed. (Cross-listed w I.R. 353) (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • POLI-112 or permission.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A J. Garrison M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

POLI 406 Independent Study

Supervised reading and research which results in a monograph on a particular aspect of political science. (1) 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A H. Wilson

POLI 416 Public Internship

Practical experience in working with a public agency or non-governmental organi zation as a participant-observer, leadin g to the preparation of an experience re port which describes and evaluates that agency's activities. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A A. Mihalache-O'Keef

POLI 416W Public Internship

1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A T. Peppers
B T. Peppers