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

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 J. Snow M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Fall 2019 J. Snow M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Spring 2020 J. 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

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 J. Garrison T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Spring 2020 J. Garrison M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

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

Pre-requisites/Comments POLI 112 or ENST 105 or permission.

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Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 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

Pre-requisites/Comments ENST-105 or POLI-112 or permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 B. Parsons M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM

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

Pre-requisites/Comments ENST-105 or POLI-112 or permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 J. 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

Pre-requisites/Comments Sophomore standing, POLI 111 or 112 & one other course in the major; or ENST 105 or permission.

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Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 A. Mihalache-O'Keef M/W/F 12:00PM-2:10PM
Spring 2020 A. 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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 T. 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

Pre-requisites/Comments POLI-111

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 J. Snow M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

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

Pre-requisites/Comments POLI-111 or permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 J. 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

Pre-requisites/Comments POLI-111 or permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 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

Pre-requisites/Comments POLI 111

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 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

Pre-requisites/Comments POLI 111 or 112 or permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 J. Garrison M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

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

Pre-requisites/Comments POLI-231 or permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 A. 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

Pre-requisites/Comments POLI-112 or permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 B. Parsons M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Spring 2020 B. Parsons M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

POLI 261W Wash Sem SelTop:Conflict Mgmt

1 Unit

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Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 V. Staff

POLI 261W Wash Sem Sel Top: Theatre

1 Unit

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Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 V. Staff

POLI 261W Wash Sem SelTop:Public Policy

1 Unit

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Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 V. Staff

POLI 261W Wash Sem Sel Top: Diversity

1 Unit

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Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 V. Staff

POLI 261W Wash Sem SelTop:Global Agenda

1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 V. Staff

POLI 261W Wash Sem SelTop:US Supreme Ct

1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 V. Staff

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

Pre-requisites/Comments POLI-112 or permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 A. Sexton M/W 7:30PM-9:00PM

POLI 277 Law and Film

1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
IL 2020 B. Tainer-Parkins

POLI 277 African Politics & Film

1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
IL 2020 J. Rubongoya

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

Pre-requisites/Comments POLI-112 One course from POLI-201, POLI-202, POLI-250, POLI-270

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 T. 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

Pre-requisites/Comments POLI 111 or permission.

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 J. Rubongoya M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

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

Pre-requisites/Comments POLI-112 or permission.

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 J. Garrison M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

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

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 J. 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

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 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

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 A. Mihalache-O'Keef

POLI 416W Public Internship

1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 T. Peppers
Fall 2019 T. Peppers