Course Offerings in Political Science
- GL261 Comparative Politics Pre: None
- Examines the political systems of numerous countries throughout Europe, Asia, Latin America,
and Africa. Explores the concepts and principles of comparative political analysis.
- GL262 International Relations Pre: None
- Analyzes the structures, actors, and major problems (e.g., warfare, economic interdependence,
poverty) of the global system. Explores alternatives for solving these problems.
- GL 363 Politics of the Global Economy Pre: None
- Analyzes the political aspects of global economic relationships. Reviews the dominant
theoretical approaches, concepts, and major issues (e.g., trade relations, globalization, the role of
international organizations, etc.) in the international political economy.
- GL 366 The European Union Pre: None
- Examines the historical development of European integration and current EU institutions,
politics, and policy (economic, social, and foreign).
- SL 261 American Politics and Government Pre: None
- Examines the ideology, culture, political processes, institutions, and public policy of the
American democratic system.
- SL 363 European Politics and Government Pre: None
- Examines the ideology, culture, political processes, institutions, and public policy of selected
European political systems.
- SL 366 America's Future Pre: None
- Examines the key political, economic, and security challenges facing the United States in a
changing global environment.
- VA 466 Seminar on Politics and Values Pre: None
- Examines key questions of political values through an exploration of classical and contemporary
political thought. These ideas are then applied to current public policy issues to help clarify
positions on basic issues of political philosophy.