POLSC 115AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT

3 Credit Hours (TC)
This course presents contemporary American political behavior, government and power relationships at the national level.

Pre-requisite: Approved reading placement score, or equivalent


POLSC 119STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

3 Credit Hours (TC)
This course, State and Local Government is designed to familiarize students with the governance structure at the state and local levels. It is also focused on the decision-making processes at those levels of government and the ways in which these entities interact with the national government. A primary emphasis of the course will be a comparative approach with a view toward understanding policy outcomes at all levels of government. Specific attention will be focused on education, criminal justice, health/welfare, environment, and economic development.

Pre-requisite: Approved reading placement score, or equivalent


POLSC 120POLITICAL METHODS AND CONCEPTS

3 Credit Hours (TC)
This course will provide a comprehensive introduction to issues and concepts in the discipline of political science, its history and development, its area of inquiry, and sub-fields.

Pre-requisite: Approved reading placement score, or equivalent


POLSC 122INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

3 Credit Hours (TC)
This course is a theoretical approach to questions of international peace, international conflict, the behavior of nations, and the prospects of survival.

Pre-requisite: Approved reading placement score, or equivalent


POLSC 124COMPARATIVE POLITICAL SYSTEMS

3 Credit Hours (TC)
This course is an investigation of democratic and non-democratic political systems. Comparisons are made of political cultures, theories, constitutions, citizen participation, party and group influence, governments, and public policies.

Pre-requisite: Approved reading placement score, or equivalent