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Political Science Courses (POLI) College of Arts and Sciences


Subject Area Course # Course Title Semester Credit Hours
POLI 1021 How to Rule the World: Intro to Political Theory Fall 3
POLI 1022 Discussion Group: How to Rule the World: Introduction to Political Theory Fall 0
POLI 1031 Performing Politics Spring 6
POLI 1041 Fundamental Concepts of Politics Fall/Spring/Summer 3
POLI 1042 Introduction to Modern Politics Fall/Spring 3
POLI 1043 The History and Politics of Terrorism Spring 6
POLI 1045 Religion in a Secular World: Separating Church, Mosque, and State Spring 3
POLI 1046 Politics of Human Rights Spring 3
POLI 1047 Creating the Modern State: Power, Politics, and Propaganda from the Renaissance to the 21st Century Spring 3
POLI 1061 Introduction to American Politics Summer 3
POLI 1063 Discussion Group: American Politics I Spring 0
POLI 1081 Introduction to International Politics Spring/Fall 3
POLI 1091 Introduction to Comparative Politics Fall 3
POLI 1201 Politics of Educational Reform Fall 3
POLI 1202 Research Methods and National Movements Spring 1
POLI 1203 Introduction to Public Administration Fall 3
POLI 1206 The Politics of Self-Rule: Ireland, Northern Ireland, and Scotland Summer 3
POLI 1215 The Politics and Policy of Land and Water Summer 3
POLI 1217 Venice and New Orleans:A Comparative Study Fall 3
POLI 1225 Capstone: Lives of Faith and Solidarity Spring 3
POLI 1227 Politics and Society of Contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa Fall 3
POLI 1249 Do the Virtues have Gender? Fall 3
POLI 1274 The Problem of Law: Perspectives from Old Books, Modern Times, and Great Movies Spring 3
POLI 1501 Introduction to International Politics Spring 3
POLI 2210 The Politics of Constitutional Change in Ireland, 1922-2013: Governance, Nationality, Religion and Morality Fall 3
POLI 2251 Food, Power,&Politics Summer 3
POLI 2253 International Law of Food Summer 3
POLI 2282 Individual Research in Political Science II Spring 3
POLI 2301 Policy and Politics in the U.S. Spring 3
POLI 2302 Dilemmas of Unity and Diversity in American Politics and Society Fall 3
POLI 2305 American Federalism Fall 3
POLI 2306 Parties and Elections in America Fall 3
POLI 2309 The U.S. Congress Spring 3
POLI 2311 Urban Politics in Twenty-First Century America Spring 3
POLI 2312 Women in Politics Spring 3
POLI 2314 Gender and Politics Fall 3
POLI 2315 The New Politics of Public Policy Spring 3
POLI 2317 The American Presidency Fall 3
POLI 2322 Courts and Public Policy Spring 3
POLI 2327 U.S. Constitutional Development Fall 3
POLI 2328 Discussion Group:U.S. Constitutional Development Fall 0
POLI 2333 Democracy in America Spring 3
POLI 2334 Political Behavior and Participation Fall 3
POLI 2335 Conflict and Polarization in American Politics Spring 3
POLI 2338 Environmental Politics and Policy Spring 3
POLI 2339 State and Local Government Spring 3
POLI 2341 American Political Thought I Spring 3
POLI 2342 American Political Thought II Spring 3
POLI 2350 Tip O'Neill and the Evolution of American Politics Spring 3
POLI 2360 Seminar: Rights in Conflict Spring 3
POLI 2364 Persuasion in Politics Spring 3
POLI 2367 Media and Politics Fall 3
POLI 2386 Civil Liberties Spring 3
POLI 2400 Comparative Politics Fall 3
POLI 2401 Politics of India: Democracy, Diversity, and Development Fall 3
POLI 2402 Comparative Revolutions Fall 3
POLI 2403 Rise and Rule of Islamic States Fall 3
POLI 2405 Comparative Politics of the Middle East Spring 3
POLI 2410 Latin American Politics Fall 3
POLI 2411 Indigenous Politics in Latin America Spring 3
POLI 2414 Politics and Society in Central Eurasia Spring 3
POLI 2415 Models of Politics Spring 3
POLI 2417 Introduction to Japanese Politics Spring 3
POLI 2418 U.S.-European Foreign Policy Cooperation Spring 3
POLI 2420 Modern Iran Fall 3
POLI 2421 The Politics of Northern Ireland, 1921-Present Fall 3
POLI 2423 Comparative Empires: Britain in the World Spring 3
POLI 2426 Modern Turkish Politics Fall 3
POLI 2427 International Migration and Refugees in a Global World Spring 3
POLI 2431 Radical Political Economy: From Marx to Anti-Globalization Fall 3
POLI 2432 Postcommunist Transitions Spring 3
POLI 2434 Post-Soviet Politics Fall 3
POLI 2438 Human Rights Fall 3
POLI 2439 Cops, Colonels, and Spies Spring 3
POLI 2440 A Continent on the Move: Immigration in Contemporary Europe Spring 3
POLI 2441 Comparative Politics of Development Fall 3
POLI 2442 African Politics Spring 3
POLI 2445 Political Development of Western Europe Fall 3
POLI 2451 France and the Muslim World Spring 3
POLI 2460 Comparative Politics of Development Spring 3
POLI 2462 Grassroots Politics: Local Democratic Practice in Comparative Perspective Spring 3
POLI 2469 The Politics of Japan and the Republic of Korea Fall 3
POLI 2475 Kuwait:Politics and Oil in the Gulf Summer 3
POLI 2502 U.S.-Iran Relations since World War II Spring 3
POLI 2504 Cyber Security:The Intersection of Technology and Policy in the Digital Era Spring 3
POLI 2506 UN and International Security Fall 3
POLI 2512 The Causes of War Fall 3
POLI 2516 American Foreign Policy Spring 3
POLI 2518 Liberalism, Nation Building, and American Foreign Policy Fall 3
POLI 2519 The European Union in World Affairs Fall 3
POLI 2522 International Institutions, Public and Private Spring 3
POLI 2525 Politics and Institutions of International Economics Fall 3
POLI 2527 Terrorism, Insurgency, and Political Violence Fall 3
POLI 2531 Politics of Energy in U.S., Comparative and Global Perspective Spring 3
POLI 2532 International Organizations Spring 3
POLI 2536 Non-State Actors in World Politics Spring 3
POLI 2541 Global Governance Fall 3
POLI 2548 The World Wars: Causes, Conduct and Unintended Consequences Fall 3
POLI 2549 United States Foreign Policy 1945 to Present Spring 3
POLI 2550 Nuclear Weapons and International Relations Spring 3
POLI 2601 Principles of Political Rhetoric Fall 3
POLI 2606 Introduction to Modern Political Philosophy Spring 3
POLI 2608 Introduction to Political Philosophy Fall 3
POLI 2609 Markets, Justice, and the Public Interest Spring 3
POLI 2613 Christian Political Thought Fall 3
POLI 2615 Islam and Liberal Democracy Fall 3
POLI 2616 Realism and Idealism in Political Thought Spring 3
POLI 2626 Shakespeare's Politics Spring 3
POLI 2631 Ethics and Politics Spring 3
POLI 2634 Hobbes and Christianity Spring 3
POLI 2635 Plato's <i>Republic</i> Fall 3
POLI 2638 Islamic Political Philosophy Spring 3
POLI 2639 Shakespeare's Politics II Spring 3
POLI 2641 Enlightenment Political Thought Fall 3
POLI 2642 Political Philosophy and Autobiography Spring 3
POLI 2645 Kant: Morality and Liberalism Fall 3
POLI 2647 Montesquieu's Spirit of the Laws Spring 3
POLI 2649 Rousseau and Practice Fall 3
POLI 2651 Liberty and Order Fall 3
POLI 2652 Introduction to Ancient Greek Political Science and Language Spring 3
POLI 2654 Rousseau's <i>Emile, or On Education</i> Fall 3
POLI 2659 Liberal Democracy and Its Critics Fall 3
POLI 2665 The Question of Justice Fall 3
POLI 2669 Leadership Spring 3
POLI 2670 Introduction to Modern Moral and Political Thought Spring 3
POLI 3340 Sem: Democracy and Our Schools Fall 3
POLI 3351 Seminar: Religion and Politics Fall 3
POLI 3355 Seminar: Religion and the Constitution Spring 3
POLI 3357 Seminar:The Problem of Evil Fall 3
POLI 3365 Seminar: Public Opinion Spring 3
POLI 3416 Race and Ethnicity in Latin America Spring 3
POLI 3430 Religion, Rebellion, and Revolution Spring 3
POLI 3436 Children's Rights in Comparative Perspective Spring 3
POLI 3444 Seminar: Intellectuals and Politics in the Middle East Fall 3
POLI 3452 Seminar: Presidents and Prime Ministers Spring 3
POLI 3461 Seminar: State, Society, and Citizen Fall 3
POLI 3462 Grassroots Politics: Local Democratic Practice in Comparative Perspective Spring 3
POLI 3508 New Cold War Spring 3
POLI 3510 Globalization Fall 3
POLI 3514 East Asian Security Fall 3
POLI 3520 Seminar:Globalization and National Security Fall 3
POLI 3521 International Law Fall 3
POLI 3527 Seminar: Terrorism and Political Violence Fall/Spring 3
POLI 3552 Seminar: Use of Force Spring 3
POLI 3561 Seminar:Modern Classics of International Relations Fall 3
POLI 3570 Seminar: The Arab-Israeli Conflict:Can It Ever Be Solved? Spring 3
POLI 3607 Historical Dimension of Modern Political Theory Fall 3
POLI 3617 Hegel and Marx Fall 3
POLI 3637 Democracy and the Pursuit of Happiness Fall 3
POLI 4390 Immigration: Processes, Politics, and Policies Spring 3
POLI 4391 American National Institutions and Policymaking in Mature Welfare State Fall 3
POLI 4392 Seminar: Democracy in America Spring 3
POLI 4393 How Dysfunctional Is American Politics? Spring 3
POLI 4394 Muslims in American Society and Politics Fall 3
POLI 4424 Reform, Revolution, and the Communist Collapse Fall 3
POLI 4437 Cops, Colonels, and Spies Spring 3
POLI 4447 The Modern State Spring 3
POLI 4448 The Political Development of Western Europe Spring 3
POLI 4449 Domestic Politics of Post-1945 Europe Spring 3
POLI 4490 THE RISE, FALL AND TRIUMPH OF DEMOCRACY IN WESTERN EUROPE Spring 3
POLI 4491 Russian Politics Spring 3
POLI 4493 Sex and the State: Gender and Sexuality in Latin America Fall 3
POLI 4494 Models in Political Science Spring 3
POLI 4590 East Asian Security Fall 3
POLI 4591 Seminar: Modern Classics of International Relations Fall 3
POLI 4592 Seminar: Foreign-Imposed Regime Change Spring 3
POLI 4593 International Relations of the Middle East Fall 3
POLI 4594 Power Transitions in Theory and Practice Fall 3
POLI 4640 Plato and the Problem of Virtue Spring 3
POLI 4690 The Political Philosophy of Alfarabi Spring 3
POLI 4901 Reading and Research-Undergraduate Spring/Fall 3
POLI 4921 Advanced Independent Research Fall/Spring 6
POLI 4931 Honors Seminar: Body Politics Fall 3
POLI 4932 Honors Seminar: Crisis Politics Spring 3
POLI 4933 Honors Seminar: The Politics of Plato Fall 3
POLI 4934 Honors Seminar: American Politics from the Ground Up Spring 3
POLI 4951 Senior Thesis I Fall 3
POLI 4952 Senior Thesis II Spring 3
POLI 4961 Honors Thesis in Political Science I Fall 3
POLI 4962 Honors Thesis in Political Science II Spring 3
POLI 7101 Graduate Readings and Research Fall/Spring 3
POLI 7231 Research Methods in Political Science Fall 3
POLI 7702 American Government Field Seminar Fall 3
POLI 7705 Civil Liberties Fall 3
POLI 7706 The American Founding Spring 3
POLI 7709 Agencies,Legislatures&Courts:Interdisciplinary App Spring 2
POLI 7710 Research Methods in Political Science Fall 3
POLI 7711 Quantitative Methods in Political Science Fall 3
POLI 7726 Democracy in America Fall 3
POLI 7727 American Political Development I Spring 3
POLI 7728 Political Economy of Federalism Fall 3
POLI 7729 American Political Development II Spring 3
POLI 7731 American Constitutional Development Fall 3
POLI 7732 Constitutionalism and Constitutional Design Fall 3
POLI 7800 Advanced Directed Study Spring 3
POLI 7801 Master's Thesis Seminar Fall/Spring 3
POLI 7803 Comparative Politics Graduate Field Seminar Fall 3
POLI 7804 Politics and Society in the Middle East Spring 3
POLI 7806 Political Cultures of the Middle East Fall 3
POLI 7807 International Relations Field Seminar Spring 3
POLI 7808 Comparative Regime Change Fall 3
POLI 7812 State-Church Relations in Comparative Perspective Fall 3
POLI 7813 Islam in Europe Spring 3
POLI 7814 Religion in International Politics Fall 3
POLI 7815 Use of Force Fall 3
POLI 7816 Russian Revolution in Comparative Perspective Fall 3
POLI 7817 The Political Economy of Development Fall 3
POLI 7818 Global Public Goods and Cooperation in International Politics Spring 3
POLI 7819 Seminar: Current Issues in the U.S. Foreign Policy Fall 3
POLI 7863 Institutions in International Politics Spring 3
POLI 7865 Realism in International Politics Spring 3
POLI 7901 Contemporary Political Theory Spring 3
POLI 7902 Field Seminar in Political Philosophy Spring 3
POLI 7903 Plato's Political Philosophy Spring 3
POLI 7904 Thucydides Spring 3
POLI 7905 Bacon's Enlightened Moral and Civil Science Spring 3
POLI 7906 Aristotle's <i>Ethics</i> Fall 3
POLI 7907 Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit Spring 3
POLI 7909 Rousseau and Novels Fall 3
POLI 7910 Machiavelli and Shakespeare Fall 3
POLI 7911 Aristotle's Politics Spring 3
POLI 7912 Political Philosophy of Aristotle Spring 3
POLI 7913 The Political Philosophy of Al Farabi Spring 3
POLI 7916 Xenophon's Socratic Writings Spring 3
POLI 7918 Hobbes and the Common Law Fall 3
POLI 7919 Kant's politics Fall 3
POLI 7925 <i>Protagoras</i> Spring 3
POLI 7928 Montesquieu's Fiction Fall 3
POLI 7931 Bacon and Descartes: the Politics of Science Spring 3
POLI 7937 Rousseau's <i>Emile</i> Spring 3
POLI 7938 The Political Philosophy of Rousseau Fall 3
POLI 7940 Nietzsche's Political Philosophy Fall 3
POLI 7947 Hobbes Fall 3
POLI 7948 Rousseau and Kant Spring 3
POLI 7949 Political Philosophy of Xenophon Spring 3
POLI 7960 Political Philosophy of Machiavelli Fall 3
POLI 7962 Kant Fall 3
POLI 7963 Kant's Theory of Justice Spring 3
POLI 7971 Political Thought of Lucretius Fall 3
POLI 7982 Seminar: The Political Philosophy of John Locke Fall 3
POLI 7988 Religion and Modern Political Philosophy Fall 3
POLI 7996 Dissertation Seminar I Fall 1
POLI 7997 Dissertation Seminar II Spring 1
POLI 8101 Masters Interim Study Fall/Spring 0
POLI 9901 Doctoral Comprehensive Fall/Spring 1
POLI 9911 Doctoral Continuation Fall/Spring 1

Last Updated: 05-FEB-13