Course List

Intro. to Political Science -

POLI 101 A

Instructor: Dr. Justin Garrison
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2015SP
Room: WEST 210
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

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

Intro. to Political Science -

POLI 101 E

Instructor: Mr. Roy H. Kirby III
Block: E1
Time: M/W 5:45PM-7:15PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: WEST 210
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

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

American Political Behavior -

POLI 202 A

Instructor: Dr. Harry L. Wilson
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: WEST 123
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101, or ENVI-250, or permission

Catalog Description:

An analysis of the political process in the United States, including political parties, interest groups, public opinion , elections, and voting behavior. Lectur e: 3 hrs/wk.

American Political Institution -

POLI 205 A

Instructor: Dr. Justin Garrison
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: WEST 216
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101, or ENVI-250, or permission

Catalog Description:

An examination of the power, restraints , and politics of the Presidency, the Co ngress and the Supreme Court. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Res. Methods in Public Affairs -

POLI 209 A

Instructor: Dr. Bryan Parsons
Time: M/W/F 9:40AM-11:50AM
Term: 2015SP
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 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 Justice -

POLI 211 A

Instructor: Mr. Morgan E. Scott
Block: 2
Time: M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LIB 01
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introductory analysis of the crimina l justice system in the United States, i ts structure, processes, and problems. L ecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Criminal Justice -

POLI 211 B

Instructor: Mrs. Bridget M. Tainer-Parkins
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2015SP
Room: WEST 123
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introductory analysis of the crimina l justice system in the United States, i ts structure, processes, and problems. L ecture: 3 hrs/wk.

The Judicial Process -

POLI 214 A

Instructor: Mr. Morgan E. Scott
Block: 3
Time: M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LIB 01
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An exploration of the politics of the A merican judicial system. This includes s uch topics as the structure of courts, s election of judges, actors who participa te in the judiciary, judicial behavior, and the civil and criminal varieties of courts. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Comparative Polit Sys: Asia -

POLI 222 A

Instructor: Dr. Jonathan Snow
Block: 2
Time: M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Term: 2015SP
Room: WEST 022
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101 or permission

Catalog Description:

The government and politics of Japan, C hina, and Indonesia and ASEAN. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

International Politics -

POLI 231 A

Instructor: Dr. Edward A. Lynch
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LUCS 227
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101 or permission

Catalog Description:

An examination of the nature of the int ernational political system, the perspec tives and behaviors of nation-states, an d the role and influence of both intergo vernmental organizations and non-governm ental actors. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Theory in Int Relations -

POLI 247 A

Instructor: Dr. Edward A. Lynch
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LUCS 227
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-231 or permission

Catalog Description:

In-depth examination of the theoretical lenses in the field of International Relations, complemented by the application of the theories to contemporary issues. (1)

Public Policy -

POLI 250 A

Instructor: Dr. Bryan Parsons
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2015SP
Room: WEST 024
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101

Catalog Description:

An examination of the scope, nature and outcomes of the American public policy decision-making process. Lecture: 3 hrs/ wk.

Public Administration -

POLI 270 E

Instructor: Mr. Roy H. Kirby III
Block: E2
Time: M/W 7:30PM-9:00PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: WEST 210
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-250 or permission

Catalog Description:

A survey of the role of public administration in the modern state, with emphasis on the development of bureaucracy, organizational theory, and management function. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Environmental Public Policy -

POLI 351 A

Instructor: Dr. Andreea S. Mihalache-O'Keef
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2015SP
Room: WEST 319
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101, or ENVI-250, or permission

Catalog Description:

An examination of environmental policy-making and environmental issues at local, national, and international levels. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk.

Seminar in Public Policy -

POLI 401 A

Instructor: Dr. Todd C. Peppers
Time: W 1:10PM-4:10PM
Term: 2015SP
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 re search project in the discipline of poli tical science. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.