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The following is a list of courses currently listed within the Political Science Curriculum. To view more information, please click on a course's title. You may also sort this list by course name, course number, credit hours, or type. Please note that all courses numbered 400 and above are graduate level courses.

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This course information is derived from the Online Course Catalog, which is under development. The information may not be accurate and is provided only as a convenience. Please consult the print or PDF version of the Course Catalog for all official course information.

This is a list of courses currently offered
Course Name Number Credits Type
Total 39 Courses
Senior Seminar POLS-390 4.00 Lecture
Fieldwork POLS-380 4.00 FWK
Internship POLS-370 8.00 INT
Thesis POLS-355 4.00 INS
Independent Study POLS-350 4.00 INS
US Foreign Policy:1945-Pres. POLS-249 4.00 Lecture
Terrorism POLS-248 4.00 Lecture
Politics of Religious Fundam. POLS-247 4.00 Lecture
Politics of Western Europe POLS-246 4.00 Lecture
Pols Newly Industrial Coun STC POLS-245M 4.00 Lecture
Pols Newly Industrial Country POLS-245 4.00 Lecture
Egypt: Politics & Society STC POLS-244M 4.00 CNS
Middle Eastern Politics POLS-243 4.00 Lecture
Gov't & Politics of Africa POLS-242 4.00 Lecture
Theories of Justice POLS-232 4.00 Lecture
Comparative Foreign Policy POLS-229 4.00 Lecture
Int'l Politics of East Asia POLS-225 4.00 Lecture
Human Rights: Basic Dilemmas POLS-223 4.00 Lecture
Arab/Israeli Conflict POLS-221 4.00 Lecture
International Organization Law POLS-220 4.00 Lecture
Gender & Politics POLS-219 4.00 Lecture
Parties and Elections POLS-218 4.00 Lecture
American Public Policy POLS-217 4.00 Lecture
Politics of Exclusion POLS-215 4.00 Lecture
Constitution Law: Mod Court POLS-214 4.00 Lecture
Pols in Republic:Congress/Pres POLS-213 4.00 Lecture
Politics Unplugged POLS-212 4.00 Lecture
Politics of Cities POLS-211 4.00 Lecture
Special Topics in Pol. Sci. POLS-202 4.00 Lecture
Intro to Comparative Pols POLS-104 4.00 Lecture
The Nature of Politics POLS-103 4.00 Lecture
Intro to International Pols POLS-102 4.00 Lecture
Intro to American Politics POLS-101 4.00 Lecture
Senior Seminar INRL-390 4.00 Lecture
Fieldwork INRL-380 4.00 FWK
Internship INRL-370 8.00 INT
Directed Study:Honors Thesis INRL-355 4.00 INS
Independent Study INRL-350 4.00 INS
Spec Top International Relatio INRL-202 4.00 Lecture

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