Course List

Intro. to Political Science -

POLI 101 B

Instructor: Dr. Justin Garrison
Block: 9
Time: T/TH 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2013FA
Room: WEST 210
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to the science of American andglobal politics with emphasis on concepts,methods, and principles. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Intro. to Political Science -

POLI 101 C

Instructor: Dr. Justin Garrison
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: WEST 024
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to the science of American andglobal politics with emphasis on concepts,methods, and principles. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

State and Local Government -

POLI 201 A

Instructor: Mr. Roy H. Kirby III
Block: 10
Time: T/TH 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2013FA
Room: WEST 319
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101, or ENVI-250, or permission

Catalog Description:

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

Res. Methods in Public Affairs -

POLI 209 A

Instructor: Dr. Andreea S. Mihalache-O'Keef
Block:
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-3:20PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: WEST 127
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 andtechniques used in the study of public policy andpolitics. The course emphasizes both qualitativeand quantitative methods. The lab focuses onstatistical applications. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Res. Methods in Public Affairs -

POLI 209 B

Instructor: Dr. Harry L. Wilson
Block:
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-4:20PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: WEST 127
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 andtechniques used in the study of public policy andpolitics. The course emphasizes both qualitativeand quantitative methods. The lab focuses onstatistical applications. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Criminal Justice -

POLI 211 A

Instructor: Mr. Morgan E. Scott
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: WEST 319
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introductory analysis of the criminal justice system in the United States, its structure, processes, and problems. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

The Judicial Process -

POLI 214 A

Instructor: Mr. Morgan E. Scott
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: WEST 319
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An exploration of the politics of the American judicial system. This includes such topics as the structure of courts, selection of judges, actors who participate in the judiciary, judicial behavior, and the civil and criminal varieties of courts. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Comparative Polit Sys: Africa -

POLI 224 A

Instructor: Dr. Joshua B. Rubongoya
Block: 3
Time: M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Term: 2013FA
Room: WEST 123
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101 or permission

Catalog Description:

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

International Politics -

POLI 231 A

Instructor: Dr. Andreea S. Mihalache-O'Keef
Block: 10
Time: T/TH 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2013FA
Room: WEST 123
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101 or permission

Catalog Description:

An examination of the nature of the international political system, the perspectives and behaviors of nation-states, and the role and influence of both intergovernmental organizations and non-governmental actors. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

International Organizations -

POLI 232 A

Instructor: Dr. Howard Warshawsky
Block: 2
Time: M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Term: 2013FA
Room: WEST 210
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Permission

Catalog Description:

An examination of global, regional, and functional organizations. The nature and functions of both governmental and non-governmental institutions will be discussed. A model United Nations Security Council 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: 2013FA
Room: WEST 125
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101 or permission

Catalog Description:

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

Theory in Int Relations -

POLI 247 A

Instructor: Dr. Andreea S. Mihalache-O'Keef
Block: 12
Time: T/TH 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: WEST 123
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-231 or permission

Catalog Description:

In-depth examination of the theoretical lenses inthe field of International Relations, complementedby the application of the theories to contemporaryissues. (1)

Sel Top: Trials and Appeals -

POLI 261 A

Instructor: Mr. Morgan E. Scott
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: WEST 125
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: take poli-101

Catalog Description:

Student research, reports, and discussion on selected problems and themes. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Wash Sem Sel Top: Globl Agenda -

POLI 261W A

Instructor: Staff
Block:
Time: TBA
Term: 2013FA
Room:
Units: 1

Wash Sem Sel Top: Conflict -

POLI 261W B

Instructor: Staff
Block:
Time: TBA
Term: 2013FA
Room:
Units: 1

Wash Sem Sel Top: Diversity -

POLI 261W C

Instructor: Staff
Block:
Time: TBA
Term: 2013FA
Room:
Units: 1

Wash Sem Sel Top: Landmarks -

POLI 261W D

Instructor: Staff
Block:
Time: TBA
Term: 2013FA
Room:
Units: 1

Wash Sem Sel Top: Violence -

POLI 261W E

Instructor: Staff
Block:
Time: TBA
Term: 2013FA
Room:
Units: 1

Global Political Economy -

POLI 333 A

Instructor: Dr. Joshua B. Rubongoya
Block: 10
Time: T/TH 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2013FA
Room: WEST 210
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-231

Catalog Description:

A introduction to the relationship between politics and economics at the theoretical and policy levels. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Seminar in Public Policy -

POLI 401 A

Instructor: Dr. Todd C. Peppers
Block:
Time: W 1:10PM-4:10PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: LIB 01
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Permission of the instructor; senior major status; POLI-209 and 250

Catalog Description:

Supervised review of a literature and research project in the discipline of political science. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.