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Undergraduate Political Science-Rock County

2019 Fall Term

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3 Units

INTRODUCTION TO POLITICS

Political Science-Rock County 101

What is the ideal form of government & society? A Surv. & analysis of ideas related to citizenship in the community, nation & world, with emphasis on competing political values/ideologies & civic engagement.


3 Units

AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS

Political Science-Rock County 104

Analysis of the decision-making structure & processes of American national government, including the role of parties & interest groups, & the value preferences within American society which affect the formation of public policy.


3 Units

POLITICS OF CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

Political Science-Rock County 120

Focuses on the competing goals of public policy in criminal justice, from public order, due process, efficiency, rights & liberties. Analyzes the interplay of key actors including police, courts & prisons in policy-making & implementation. Includes the role of media & myth.


3 Units

POLITICS OF WORLD INEQUALITY AND DEVELOPMENT

Political Science-Rock County 285

Why are some countries rich & others poor? Major theories & history of economic development. The role of the state in diverse economies. Effect of the global trade system, democracy, quality of life, & the Env.. Examines human rights, experiences of indigenous people, gender, & the role of militarism


1-3 Units

INDEPENDENT READING

Political Science-Rock County 299

Surv. of Lit. in a particular subject, possibly concluding with a research Proj. supervised by the instructor. Subject & specific requirements determined by instructor/student agreement.


3 Units

POLITICS OF WORLD INEQUALITY AND DEVELOPMENT

Political Science-Rock County 385

Why are some countries rich and others poor? Major theories and history of economic development. The role of the state in diverse economies. Effects of the global trade system and international financial institutions on economic growth, democracy, quality of life, and the environment. Examines human rights, experiences of indigenous people, gender, and the role of militarism. Recommended POL 175 (International Politics) or POL 160 (Comparative Politics) or POL 104 (American Government and Politics).

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