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 2020 J. Snow M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Spring 2021 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 2020 J. Garrison T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Spring 2021 B. Parsons T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM

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.

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2020 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 2020 H. 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

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2020 D. Ball T/Th 1:10PM-4:20PM
Spring 2021 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 2021 T. Peppers T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

POLI 222 Comparative Polit Sys: Asia

The government and politics of Japan, China, and Indonesia and ASEAN. (Cross-listed with I.R. 222) (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments POLI-111 or permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2021 J. Snow M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

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

Pre-requisites/Comments POLI-111 or permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2020 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
Fall 2020 J. Rubongoya M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

POLI 233 International Law

An examination of the nature, structure, functions, and evolution of the international legal system. The impact of international law in the behavior of international actors and the dynamics of the international system will be explored. (Cross-listed with I.R. 233). (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments POLI-111 or permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2021 J. Snow M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

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

Pre-requisites/Comments POLI-111 or permission.

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2020 J. 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

Pre-requisites/Comments POLI-111, POLI-112 or permission.

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2020 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 2021 A. Mihalache-O'Keef M/W 4:00PM-5:30PM

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

Pre-requisites/Comments POLI-112 or permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2020 B. Parsons T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM

POLI 256 U.S. Health Policy

An examination of health policymaking and health care issues at local, state, and national levels in the United States. (1) 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments POLI-112 or PHST-201.

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2021 B. Parsons T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

POLI 261W Wash Sem Top: Conflict Mgmt.

1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2020 V. Staff

POLI 261W Wash Sem Top: Diversity

1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2020 V. Staff

POLI 261W Wash Sem Top: Supreme Court

1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2020 V. Staff

POLI 261W Wash Sem Top:Violence & Value

1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2020 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 2021 A. Sexton M/W 7:30PM-9:00PM

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

Pre-requisites/Comments POLI-112 POLI-201 or POLI-202 or POLI-205 or POLI-270

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2020 T. Peppers T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

POLI 333 Global Political Economy

An introduction to the relationship between politics and economics at the theoretical and policy levels. (Cross-listed w I.R. 333) (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments I.R. 231 or POLI 231 or permission.

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2021 J. Rubongoya T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

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
Fall 2020 J. 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

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2020 J. Garrison W 2:20PM-5:20PM
Spring 2021 H. Wilson W 1:10PM-4:10PM

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 2020 B. Parsons
Fall 2020 J. Snow

POLI 416W Public Internship

1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2020 T. Peppers
Fall 2020 T. Peppers