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Course Offerings in Political Science

Political Science offers a challenging and engaging program of courses. Check out our current offerings, and our tentative schedule for upcoming semesters.

Current Course Offerings

See what courses we are offering right now by looking it up with our current course offerings tool.

See all of our course offerings as listed in the political science section of the course catalogue.

Projected Course Offerings

Tentative Courses – Spring 2016

POSC 150: America as a Democracy (2 sections)
POSC 151: Politics and Moral Vision
POSC 152: Global Peace and War
POSC 153: Introduction to Comparative Politics
POSC 211: The Presidency and Executive Leadership
POSC/ALST 212: The Politics of Race and Ethnicity
POSC 214A: Comparative Politics: East Asia -- Writing Intensive
POSC 214B: Comparative Politics: East Asia
POSC 232: Fundamentals of IR (4 sections)
POSC 260: Foundations of Political Thought
POSC/MIST 304: Islam and Politics
POSC 307: The Foreign Policy of the People's Repubic of China
POSC 315: Government and the Economy
POSC 344: Politics of Poverty
POSC 346: Beneath the Black Robes: Courts as Political Institutions
POSC 349: International Political Economy
POSC 353: National Security
POSC 355: Caring for Citizens and Distant Strangers
POSC/PCON 358: Transnational Politics
POSC 361: Humanitarian Interventions
POSC 364: Politics of India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan
POSC 365: Just War in Comparative Perspective
POSC 374: International Law
POSC 382: American Political Thought
POSC 385: Modernity and its Conservative Critics
POSC 390: Silent Warfare
POSC 455: Seminar: American Foreign Policy
POSC 416: Seminar: Democratic Transitions and Consolidation
POSC 451: Seminar: Africa in World Politics
POSC 499: Honors Colloquium

New 300-level course on Post-Mao China and the World
New seminar course on Theories of the State

For course descriptions, please see the information in the political science catalogue listing.