Course List

Intro. to Political Science -

POLI 101 A

Instructor: Mr. Roy H. Kirby, III
Block: 1
Time: M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM
Term: 2014SP
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 B

Instructor: Dr. Justin Garrison
Block: 6
Time: M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM
Term: 2014SP
Room: WEST 024
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 Institution -

POLI 205 A

Instructor: Dr. Justin Garrison
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2014SP
Room: WEST 210
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 B

Instructor: Dr. Harry L. Wilson
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-4:20PM
Term: 2014SP
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 Law -

POLI 213 A

Instructor: Mr. Morgan E. Scott
Block: 3
Time: M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Term: 2014SP
Room: WEST 123
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.

Criminal Law -

POLI 213 B

Instructor: Mrs. Bridget M. Tainer-Parkins
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2014SP
Room: WEST 311
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: Europe -

POLI 221 A

Instructor: Dr. Howard Warshawsky
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2014SP
Room: WEST 210
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101 or permission

Catalog Description:

The government and politics of Great Br itain, France, Germany, Russia, and sele cted other European states as well as th e operations of the European Union. Lect ure: 3 hrs/wk.

International Politics -

POLI 231 A

Instructor: Dr. Joshua B. Rubongoya
Block: 6
Time: M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM
Term: 2014SP
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.

Public Policy -

POLI 250 A

Instructor: Mr. Roy H. Kirby, III
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2014SP
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 Policy -

POLI 250 B

Instructor: Mr. Roy H. Kirby, III
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014SP
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.

Wash Sem Sel Top: Globl Agenda -

POLI 261W A

Instructor: Staff
Term: 2014SP
Units: 1

Wash Sem Sel Top: Violence -

POLI 261W B

Instructor: Staff
Term: 2014SP
Units: 1

Wash Sem Sel Top: Amer Herit -

POLI 261W C

Instructor: Staff
Term: 2014SP
Units: 1

Wash Sem Sel Top: Landmarks -

POLI 261W D

Instructor: Staff
Term: 2014SP
Units: 1

Wash Sem Sel Top: Publ Policy -

POLI 261W E

Instructor: Staff
Term: 2014SP
Units: 1

Wash Sem Sel Top: Controversy -

POLI 261W F

Instructor: Staff
Term: 2014SP
Units: 1

Wash Sem Sel Top: Seminar -

POLI 261W G

Instructor: Staff
Term: 2014SP
Units: 1

American Constitutional Law -

POLI 311 E

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

Human Rights Policy -

POLI 352 A

Instructor: Dr. Joshua B. Rubongoya
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014SP
Room: WEST 123
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101 or permission

Catalog Description:

An introduction to the principles of human rights from a comparative policy-making perspective. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Making of US Foreign Policy -

POLI 353 A

Instructor: Dr. Howard Warshawsky
Block: 2
Time: M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Term: 2014SP
Room: WEST 210
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: POLI-101 or permission

Catalog Description:

An introduction to the foreign policy process of the United States. Selected issues in United States foreign policy in The Cold War and post Cold War eras will also be analyzed. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Seminar in Public Policy -

POLI 401 A

Instructor: Dr. Todd C. Peppers
Time: W 1:10PM-4:10PM
Term: 2014SP
Room: BANK 128
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.