Political Science

2018 Spring and Summer

SPRING 2018 

 

POL S 101 Introduction to Politics (3-0-0)

- An introduction to major political concepts and to the study of politics.  Note:  Not open to students with credit in POL S 100 or 103.

Section Class # Day Time Room Instructor
LEC A1 21024 MW 0900-1150 T1 91 TBA

POL S 211 Introduction to History of Political Theory (3-0-0) 

- Explores how texts from the history of western political theory, from ancient Greece to the 20th century, help to deepen and diversify our understanding of themes like justice, freedom, equality, property, rights, and democracy.  Not to be taken by students with credit in POL S 210.  Prerequisite:  POL S 101 or consent of Department.

Section Class # Day Time Room Instructor
LEC A1 21296 MW 0900-1150 TB 117 TBA
    

POL S 235 - Introduction to Comparative Politics (3-0-0)

- Examines the concepts and approaches used to compare political issues across countries and regions.  Not to be taken by students with credit in POL S 230 or 240.  Prerequisite: POL S 101 or consent of Department.

Section Class # Day Time Room Instructor
LEC A1 21298 TR 1000-1250 TBA Julian Castro-Rea

 

POL S 261 International Relations (3-0-0)

- An introduction to contemporary international relations that attempts to develop an understanding of political events at the international level.  The course covers the nature of foreign policy, the dynamics of interactions between states, the causes of war, imperialism and the role of non-state actors.  Not to be taken by students with credit in POL S 260.  Prerequisite:  POL S 101 or consent of Department.

Section Class # Day Time Room Instructor
LEC A1 21566 MW 0900-1150 TBA Ashley Esarey

POL S 324 Topics in Canadian Politics (3-0-0)

- A variable content course, which may be repeated if topics vary.  Prerequisite:  One of POL S 224, 225 (or 220) or Department consent.

Section Class # Day Time Room Instructor
LEC A1 21308 TR 1330-1620 TB 117 TBA
      

POL S 354 Topics in Comparative Politics (3-0-0)

- The focus of this course changes yearly to reflect current issues in comparative politics and faculty research interests.  A variable content course, which may be repeated if topics vary.  Prerequisite:  One of POL S 235 (or 230 or 240) or Department consent.

Section Class # Day Time Room Instructor
SEM A1 22430 TR 1330-1620 TBA Ashley Esarey
    

POL S 459 - Topics in International Politics (0-3s-0)

- A variable content course, which may be repeated if topics vary.  Prerequisite:  One of POL S 261 (or 260) or Department consent.

Section Class # Day Time Room Instructor
SEM A1 21310 TR 1000-1250 T10 4 TBA

 

SUMMER 2018

POL S 101 - Introduction to Politics (3-0-0)

- An introduction to major political concepts and to the study of politics.  Note:  Not open to students with credit in POL S 100 or 103.

Section Class # Day Time Room Instructor
LEC B1 30400 MW 0900-1150 CAB 273 TBA
    

POL S 212 Introduction to Contemporary Political Theory (3-0-0)

- Explores how texts in contemporary western political theory, from ancient Greece to the 20th century, help to deepen and diversify our understanding of themes like justice, freedom, equality, property, rights, and democracy.  Not to be taken by students with credit in POL S 210.  Prerequisite:  POL S 101 or consent of Department. 

Section Class # Day Time Room Instructor
LEC B1 30892 TR 1200-1450 TBA TBA

POL S 225 - Canadian Politics (3-0-0)

  - Examines the context and dynamics of Canadian politics.  Not to be taken by students with credit in POL S 220.  Prerequisite:  POL S 101 or consent of Department.

Section Class # Day Time Room Instructor
LEC B1 30888 MW 0900-1150 TB 104 TBA

 

POL S 459 Topics in International Relations (0-3s-0) 

- A variable content course, which may be repeated if topics vary.  Prerequisite:  One of POL S 261 (or 260) or Department consent.

Section Class # Day Time Room Instructor
SEM B1 30760 TR 0900-1150 T10 4 TBA