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PLSC 500 - Academic Research in Political Science (0).
Description: Students conduct original research in a Political Science field. Notes: Offered in the fall. Course may be repeated.
0.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

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PLSC 501 - Academic Research in Political Science (1).
Description: Students conduct original research in a Political Science field. Notes: Students are limited to nine total credits in PLSC 471, 472, 473, 498, 501, 502, 503, and 450H.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

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PLSC 502 - Academic Research in Political Science (2).
Description: Students conduct original research in a Political Science field. Notes: Students are limited to nine total credits in PLSC 498, 471, 472, 473, 501, 502, 503, and 450H.
2.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
2.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

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PLSC 503 - Academic Research in Political Science (3).
Description: Students conduct original research in a Political Science field. Notes: Students are limited to nine total credits in PLSC 498, 471, 472, 473, 501, 502, 503, and 450H.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

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PLSC 504 - American Foreign Policy (3).
Description: Study of policy formulation and the decision-making process. Prerequisites: PLSC 205 or 207 or graduate status or permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PLSC 504H - American Foreign Policy (3).

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PLSC 505 - Government and Politics of Modern China (3).
Description: This course will provide students a chance to focus on one of the most powerful Asian countries in the world in terms of its place in present day politics. Students will learn how China deals with its own policies as a Communist country and how it deals with the rest of the world. Notes: Offered alternate years. Prerequisites: PLSC 205 or 207 or graduate status or permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PLSC 506 - International Political Economy (3).
Description: A study of the foundations and operation of the international political economy. Examines the impact and influences of the key institutions, theories, and trends guiding the interaction of politics and economics globally. Prerequisites: PLSC 205 or 207 or graduate status or permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

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PLSC 507 - Social Movements (3).
Description: This course will examine the origins, visions, strategies, impacts, and outcomes of a variety of different social movements within an historical and global context. Notes: Offered periodically.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

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PLSC 507H - Social Movements (3).
Description: This course will examine the origins, visions, strategies, impacts, and outcomes of a variety of different social movements within an historical and global context. Notes: Offered periodically.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

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PLSC 508 - National Security Policy (3).
Description: An exploration of a number of approaches to national security, including traditional military analysis to newer issues such as environmental and resource security. Prerequisites: PLSC 205 or 207 or graduate status or permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PLSC 510 - Topics in Political Inquiry (3).
Description: Topics to be chosen by the instructor. Notes: May be retaken for additional credit. Offered at variable times.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

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PLSC 510H - Topics in Political Inquiry (3)
Description: Topics to be chosen by the instructor. Notes: May be retaken for additional credit. Offered at variable times.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

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PLSC 512 - Education Politics and Policy (3).
Description: The relationships between the operation of the United States' political system and education policy at the federal, state and local level. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisites: PLSC201 with a grade of C or better, or graduate status or permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PLSC 514 - Measurement Issues in Survey Research and Public Opinion (3).
Description: This course offers a comprehensive, hands-on examination of survey research including questionnaire construction, programming a Computer Aided Telephone Interviewing (CATI) system, sampling frames, survey methodology, caller training and supervision, data collection, and data analysis. Notes: Offered periodically. Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture/Lab-Clinical

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PLSC 515 - Urban Politics and Policy (3).
Description: The study of politics, government operations and public policy in metropolitan areas. Notes: Cross-listed with AAMS 515. Offered variable times. Prerequisites: PLSC 201 with a grade of C or better, or graduate status, or permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PLSC 518 - Politics of the American South (3).
Description: Focuses on the unique politics of the South. It places southern politics in its theoretical and historical context and examines the central role of race in southern politics as well as regional importance to national politics. Notes: Cross-listed with AAMS 518. Offered fall or spring on a biennial basis. Prerequisites: PLSC 201 with a grade of C or better, or graduate status, or permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PLSC 518H - Politics of the American South (3).
Description: Focuses on the unique politics of the South. It places southern politics in its theoretical and historical context and examines the central role of race in southern politics as well as regional importance to national politics. Notes: Cross-listed with AAMS 518. Offered fall or spring on a biennial basis. Prerequisites: PLSC 201 with a grade of C or better, or graduate status, or permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PLSC 551 - African American Political Thought (3).
Description: This course explores the historical struggle of African Americans to assess their identity in relationship to their legal and social oppression. In reflecting on the work of Audre Lorde, W.E.B. DuBois, Frederick Douglass, Langston Hughes, James Baldwin, Ralph Ellison, Sojourner Truth, Toni Morrison, Edward Said, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Cornell West, Henry Louis Gates, Alice Walker, Bell Hooks, Mark Twain and others, we will angle in on the question of black identity from a variety of perspectives. Particular attention will be paid to the relationship between these articulations of "blackness" and the historical and political settings in which they arise. Informed class discussion will be emphasized. Students are expected to write a term paper and to present it to the class. Notes: Cross-listed with AAMS 551. Offered variable times. Prerequisites: HMXP 102, or AAMS 300, or permission of the instructor, or graduate status.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

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PLSC 551H - African American Political Thought (3).

3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

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PLSC 553 - Feminist Theory (3).
Description: This course is designed to acquaint students with the variety of ideas, methods and issues raised within contemporary feminist literature. Notes: Cross-listed with WMST 553. Offered alternate fall semesters. Prerequisites: HMXP 102, or graduate status, or permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

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PLSC 599 - Gen Political Science Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PLSC 611 - Academic Research in Political and Civic Engagement (1).
Description: Students will engage in directed research under the supervision of a faculty member. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor required. Notes: Students may enroll in a total of three credit hours. Offered periodically.
1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

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PLSC 612 - Academic Research in Political and Civic Engagement (2).
Description: Students will engage in directed research under the supervision of a faculty member. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor required. Notes: Students may enroll in a total of three credit hours. Offered periodically.
2.000 Credit hours
2.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

Political Science Department

PLSC 613 - Academic Research in Political and Civic Engagement (3).
Description: Students will engage in directed research under the supervision of a faculty member. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor required. Notes: Students may enroll in a total of three credit hours. Offered periodically.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

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PLSC 616 - Religion and Politics in America (3).
Description: The purpose of this course is to examine the influence of religion on politics and government from the settling of the colonies through contemporary times. Notes: Offered periodically.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

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PLSC 631 - Globalization and International Politics (3).
Description: This course examines the economic, political, social, and cultural impacts of and responses to globalization and neoliberalism, with a focus on the role of international, suprantional, state, and civil society actors. Notes: Offered periodically.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

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PLSC 632 - Global Women's Engagement (3).
Description: This course explores women¿s political participation globally and examines how feminists seek to explain and understand women¿s social, political, and economic conditions. Notes: Offered periodically.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

Political Science Department

PLSC 633 - International Organizations (3).
Description: This course looks at the latest approaches to the study of international organizations. Notes: Offered periodically.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

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PLSC 640 - Special Topics in Political & Civic Engagement (3).
Description: Will vary by subject matter. Notes: Offered periodically. May be retaken for additional credit with different subject matter.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

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PLSC 641 - Community Organizing and Grassroots Advocacy (3).
Description: This course will examine both the theoretical and practical aspects of community organizing and grassroots advocacy. Particular attention will be paid to a comparison of political and civic engagement in NGOs, social movements, political parties, and others forms of political organization seeking to bring about social change. Notes: Offered periodically.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

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PLSC 642 - Political Violence (3).
Description: This course is a study of the causes, uses, and consequences of political violence with particular emphasis comparing these causes and consequences with those of non-violent forms of political activity. Notes: Offered periodically.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

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PLSC 651 - Concepts of Citizenship (3).
Description: This course surveys the legal definitions, theories, and practices of citizenship in a variety of local, national, international, and cosmological contexts. In doing so, the course will examine the benefits and responsibilities of citizenship and the deleterious effects on those who are denied citizen status. Notes: Offered periodically.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

Political Science Department


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