Political Science (POL)

POL 1510     American Government     3 Credit Hours

Prerequisite: Placement into ENG 1510.

This course focuses on the structure and functioning of American government; introductory analysis of the process of decision-making, the relationship of the state and the individual, and the degree and nature of popular control. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 3

GE Outcomes: Social Responsibility


POL 1990     Topics in Political Science: Constitutional Law     3 Credit Hours

Prerequisite: Placement into ENG 1510.

Constitutional Law. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 3


POL 1991     Topics in Political Science: Sports in the Political Arena     3 Credit Hours

Prerequisite: Placement into ENG 1510.

Sports in the Political Arena. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 3


POL 1992     Topics in Political Science     1-4 Credit Hours

Prerequisite: Placement into ENG 1510.

This course will deal with specific topics of interest in political science to the public. The topics will vary from semester to semester. The student should consult the Schedule of Classes to discover what topics are being offered in the current semester. In studying each topic the student will become cognizant of the key political concepts underlying the topic. Emphasis will be directed to understanding the historic, current, and future political issues and their impact on our society, the relationship between fact and generalization, the relative input of individuals and institutions in events, and the ability to understand all sides of the political issues at hand. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 1 - 4


POL 1993     Topics in Political Science     1-4 Credit Hours

Prerequisite: Placement into ENG 1510.

This course will deal with specific topics of interest in political science to the public. The topics will vary from semester to semester. The student should consult the Schedule of Classes to discover what topics are being offered in the current semester. In studying each topic the student will become cognizant of the key political concepts underlying the topic. Emphasis will be directed to understanding the historic, current, and future political issues and their impact on our society, the relationship between fact and generalization, the relative input of individuals and institutions in events, and the ability to understand all sides of the political issues at hand. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 1 - 4


POL 2520     Urban and State Politics     3 Credit Hours

Prerequisite: Placement into ENG 1510.

This course will focus on the problems of urban living within the structure of the American states. The role of political parties and the behavior of urban, suburban, and rural residents and the interests which they represent within the framework of the state and metropolitan government will be examined. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 3

GE Outcomes: Social Responsibility


POL 2530     International Relations     3 Credit Hours

Prerequisite: Placement into ENG 1510.

This course is designed to encourage students to understand the global environment in a political context and to think critically about how political, economic and technological changes affect it. Students will be introduced to the basic principles of national development, international law and international organizations. They will also study the influences which shape the foreign policy of modern states and the impact of policy decisions on the contemporary world. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 3

GE Outcomes: Global Understanding and Responsibility


POL 2610     Comparative World Politics     3 Credit Hours

Prerequisite: Placement into ENG 1510.

This course will introduce criteria for the comparison of social systems. It will demonstrate political patterns, ideologies and structures in selected systems. There will be an effort to promote the appreciation of the great diversity in political approaches and political culture, as well as the great commonality of political striving throughout the world. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 3

GE Outcomes: Global Understanding and Responsibility


POL 2990     Topics in Political Science: Globalization and the Environment     3 Credit Hours

Prerequisite: Placement into ENG 1510.

Globalization and the Environment. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 3


POL 2991     Topics in Political Science     1-4 Credit Hours

Prerequisite: Placement into ENG 1510.

This course will deal with specific topics of interest in political science to the public. The topics will vary from semester to semester. The student should consult the Schedule of Classes to discover what topics are being offered in the current semester. In studying each topic the student will become cognizant of the key political concepts underlying the topic. Emphasis will be directed to understanding the historic, current, and future political issues and their impact on our society, the relationship between fact and generalization, the relative input of individuals and institutions in events, and the ability to understand all sides of the political issues at hand. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 1 - 4


POL 2992     Topics in Political Science     1-4 Credit Hours

Prerequisite: Placement into ENG 1510.

This course will deal with specific topics of interest in political science to the public. The topics will vary from semester to semester. The student should consult the Schedule of Classes to discover what topics are being offered in the current semester. In studying each topic the student will become cognizant of the key political concepts underlying the topic. Emphasis will be directed to understanding the historic, current, and future political issues and their impact on our society, the relationship between fact and generalization, the relative input of individuals and institutions in events, and the ability to understand all sides of the political issues at hand. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 1 - 4