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

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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

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A Dr. Justin Garrison M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

POLI 205 The Presidency and Congress

An examination of the power, restraints, and politics of Congress and the Presidency. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

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

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

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.

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

POLI 214 The Judicial Process

An exploration of the politics of the American judicial system. This includes such topics as the structure of courts, selection of judges, actors who participate in the judiciary, judicial behavior, and the civil and criminal varieties of courts. (Cross-listed as CJUS 214). (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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

POLI 223 Comp Poli Syst: Middle East

The government and politics of the Middle East. (1) 1 Unit

Requisites

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

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

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.

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

POLI 247 Theory in Int Relations

In-depth examination of the theoretical lenses in the field of International Relations, complemented by the application of the theories to contemporary issues.(Cross-listed as I.R. 247)(1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • POLI-231 or permission Must be taken prior to taking this course.

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Andreea S. Mihalache-O'Keef M/W 4:00PM-5:30PM

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.

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

POLI 261W Wash Sem SelTop:US Supreme Ct

1 Unit

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POLI 261W Wash Sem SelTop:Communication

1 Unit

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POLI 261W Wash Sem Sel Top: Theatre

1 Unit

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POLI 261W Wash Sem Sel Top: Violence

1 Unit

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POLI 261W Wash Sem Sel Top: Diversity

1 Unit

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POLI 261W Wash Sem Sel Top: Terrorism

1 Unit

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POLI 261W Wash Sem Sel Top: Global

1 Unit

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POLI 261W Wash Sem Sel Top: Policy

1 Unit

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POLI 270 Public Administration

A survey of the role of public administration in the modern state, with emphasis on the development of bureaucracy, organizational theory, and management function. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

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

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

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 M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

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

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

POLI 405 Independent Study

Supervised reading and research which results in a monograph on a particular aspect of political science. (1/2) 1/2 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Bryan Parsons

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 Dr. Bryan Parsons
B Dr. Andreea S. Mihalache-O'Keef

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

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A Dr. Andreea S. Mihalache-O'Keef

POLI 416W Public Internship

1 Unit

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

POLI 496 Honors Project

A program of independent study culminat ing in a paper, artistic creation, or pe rformance. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Jonathan Snow