Political Science - Spring 2017

American Politics — 3046
POL 1510 – 3 credits
Gregory P. Rabb

Students will study and examine national, state, and local government and politics with an emphasis on national public policy making. Students will learn the different types of democracy, the varieties of political culture and ideology, the role and history of U.S. political parties, the structure of the U.S. constitution, including federalism, and the functioning of the political economy. Eligibility: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 294
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
World Politics — 3054
POL 1520 – 3 credits
Gregory P. Rabb

Students will study world politics in the post-cold war era by focusing on a variety of political ""actors"" including, but not limited, to nation-states, non-governmental organizations, and intergovernmental organizations including transnational organizations such as the United Nations and supranational organizations such as the European Union. Students develop an understanding of idealism and realism as the two major theories for organizing the study of world politics. Eligibility: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 207
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am