Course List

Intro. to Political Science -

POLI 101 A

Instructor: Dr. Jonathan Snow
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LUCS 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 B

Instructor: Dr. Justin Garrison
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 325
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.

State and Local Government -

POLI 201 A

Instructor: Dr. Bryan Parsons
Block: 6
Time: M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 216
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 A

Instructor: Dr. Andreea S. Mihalache-O'Keef
Time: M/W/F 9:40AM-11:50AM
Term: 2014FA
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.

Res. Methods in Public Affairs -

POLI 209 B

Instructor: Dr. Bryan Parsons
Time: T/Th 1:00PM-4:20PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 131
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: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
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.

Criminal Law -

POLI 213 E

Instructor: Mr. Raymond F. Leven
Block: E3
Time: T/Th 4:30PM-6:00PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 216
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.

Compara Polit Sys: Latin Amer -

POLI 225 A

Instructor: Dr. Edward A. Lynch
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 311
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101 or permission

Catalog Description:

The government and politics of Latin Am erica, including Central America and the Caribbean. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

International Politics -

POLI 231 A

Instructor: Dr. Edward A. Lynch
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 123
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.

International Organizations -

POLI 232 A

Instructor: Dr. Jonathan Snow
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 325
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.

International Law -

POLI 233 A

Instructor: Dr. Jonathan Snow
Block: 2
Time: M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 125
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101 or permission

Catalog Description:

An examination of the nature, structure, functions, and evolution of the international legal system. The impact of international law in the behavior of international actors and the dynamics of the international system will be explored. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk.

Western Political Theory -

POLI 242 A

Instructor: Dr. Justin Garrison
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 325
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101 or permission

Catalog Description:

A study of western political theory from Plato to Rawls, emphasizing the modern period. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk.

Public Policy -

POLI 250 A

Instructor: Dr. Bryan Parsons
Block: 3
Time: M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 117
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.

Wash Sem Sel Top: Amer. Divers -

POLI 261W A

Instructor: Staff
Term: 2014FA
Units: 1

Wash Sem Sel Top: Conflict -

POLI 261W B

Instructor: Staff
Term: 2014FA
Units: 1

Wash Sem Sel Top: Violence -

POLI 261W C

Instructor: Staff
Term: 2014FA
Units: 1

Wash Sem Sel Top: Theatre -

POLI 261W D

Instructor: Staff
Term: 2014FA
Units: 1

Wash Sem Sel Top: Diversity -

POLI 261W E

Instructor: Staff
Term: 2014FA
Units: 1

Wash Sem Sel Top: Publ Policy -

POLI 261W F

Instructor: Staff
Term: 2014FA
Units: 1

Wash Sem Sel Top: Globl Agenda -

POLI 261W G

Instructor: Staff
Term: 2014FA
Units: 1

Civil Liberties -

POLI 312 E

Instructor: Dr. Todd C. Peppers
Time: W 6:00PM-9:00PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 210
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101 and one additional course in American politics (201, 202, 205, 270) or permission

Catalog Description:

An examination of Supreme Court decision s dealing with the Bill of Rights with e mphasis on the First Amendment. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Global Political Economy -

POLI 333 A

Instructor: Dr. Andreea S. Mihalache-O'Keef
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 216
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.

Seminar in Public Policy -

POLI 401 A

Instructor: Dr. Harry L. Wilson
Time: W 1:10PM-4:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: WEST 111
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.