Course List

Issues in Global Politics -

POLI 111 A

Instructor: Dr. Jonathan Snow
Block: 3
Time: M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to global politics that emphasizes diversity of perspectives, membership in multiple communities, and the linkages between local and global. (1)

Issues in American Politics -

POLI 112 A

Instructor: Dr. Justin Garrison
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to issues related to the constitutional principles, institutions, functions, and processes of politics and government in the Unied States. (1)

State and Local Government -

POLI 201 A

Instructor: Dr. Bryan Parsons
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101, or ENVI-250, or permission

Catalog Description:

An examination of the politics, structu res, and policies of American state and local governments. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Res. Methods in Public Affairs -

POLI 209 B

Instructor: Dr. Bryan Parsons
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101 and at least one other course in the major or ENVI-250, sophomore status, or permission

Catalog Description:

An examination of the research methodologies and techniques used in the study of public policy and politics. The course emphasizes both qualitative and quantitative methods. The lab focuses on statistical applications. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Criminal Law -

POLI 213 A

Instructor: Mrs. Bridget M. Tainer-Parkins
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

A study of the criminal justice system at work in the courtroom setting, emphas izing the relationship between substanti ve criminal law, criminal procedure, and the rules of evidence. Lecture: 3 hrs/w k.

Comparative Polit Sys: Africa -

POLI 224 A

Instructor: Dr. Joshua B. Rubongoya
Block: 6
Time: M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101 or permission

Catalog Description:

The government and politics of Sub-Sahar an African politics. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

International Organizations -

POLI 232 A

Instructor: Dr. Jonathan Snow
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Permission

Catalog Description:

An examination of global, regional, and functional organizations. The nature an d functions of both governmental and non -governmental institutions will be discu ssed. A model United Nations Security Co uncil simulation exercise is an integral course component. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

American Political Theory -

POLI 243 A

Instructor: Dr. Justin Garrison
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101 or permission

Catalog Description:

A survey of American political theory from colonial precursors to the present. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Sel Top: Arab-Israeli Conflic -

POLI 261 A

Instructor: Dr. Jonathan Snow
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101

Catalog Description:

Student research, reports, and discussi on on selected problems and themes. Lec ture: 3 hrs/wk.

Sel Top: Criminal Procedure -

POLI 261 B

Instructor: Mr. Aaron L. Fetrow
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101

Catalog Description:

Student research, reports, and discussi on on selected problems and themes. Lec ture: 3 hrs/wk.

American Constitutional Law -

POLI 311 A

Instructor: Dr. Todd C. Peppers
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101 and one additional course in American politics (201, 202, 205, 270) or permission

Catalog Description:

An introduction to decision-making in th e Supreme Court and its past and present roles in American government. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Global Political Economy -

POLI 333 A

Instructor: Dr. Joshua B. Rubongoya
Block: 3
Time: M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-231

Catalog Description:

A introduction to the relationship betwe en politics and economics at the theoret ical and policy levels. Lecture: 3 hrs/w k.