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 Dr. Jonathan Snow M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Justin 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.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
E Mr. Adam E. 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 Dr. Harry L. Wilson T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM

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 Dr. Daisy B. Ball T/Th 1:10PM-4:20PM

POLI 225 Compara Polit Sys: Latin Amer

The government and politics of Latin America, including Central America and the Caribbean. (Cross-listed with I.R. 225)(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 Dr. Joshua B. Rubongoya T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

POLI 231 International Politics

An examination of the nature of the international political system, the perspectives and behaviors of nation-states, and the role and influence of both intergovernmental organizations and non-governmental actors. (Cross-listed with I.R. 231) (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 Dr. Joshua B. Rubongoya M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

POLI 234 The Arab-Israeli Conflict

An examination of the evolution, facts, and naratives that drive the ongoing Arab-Israeli conflict broadly, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in particular. (1) 1 Unit

Requisites

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

Offerings

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

POLI 244 Liberalism and Conservatism

A study of the meaning(s) of liberalism and conservatism guided by representative Western and American political theory sources. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

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

Offerings

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

POLI 250 American Policymaking

An examination of the scope, nature, outcomes. and political development of the American public policy 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 Dr. Bryan Parsons T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM

POLI 261W Wash Sem Top: Conflict Mgmt.

1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A V Staff

POLI 261W Wash Sem Top: Diversity

1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
B V Staff

POLI 261W Wash Sem Sel Top:

1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
C V Staff

POLI 261W Wash Sem Top:Violence & Value

1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
D V Staff

POLI 312 Civil Liberties

An examination of Supreme Court decisions dealing with the Bill of Rights with emphasis on the First Amendment. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • POLI-112 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • POLI-201 or POLI-202 or POLI-205 or POLI-270 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

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

POLI 352 Human Rights Policy

An introduction to the principles of human rights from a comparative policy-making perspective(Cross-listed with I.R. 352) (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 Dr. Joshua B. Rubongoya T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM

POLI 401 Seminar in Political Science

Supervised review of a literature and research project in the discipline of political science. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Justin Garrison W 2:20PM-5:20PM

POLI 406 Independent Study

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Bryan Parsons
B Dr. Jonathan Snow

POLI 416W Public Internship

1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Todd C. Peppers
B Dr. Todd C. Peppers