POLS 101 American Politics and Public Policy

This course introduces students to the study of politics the discipline of political science and the development of public policy. Politics involves the study of power influence and ideas in public and private life at the personal local state national and international levels. Accordingly our exploration will examine how power operates in a variety of settings and will include readings in political theory American politics and law comparative politics research methods and international relations.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

Open to Frosh and Sophomores Juniors and Seniors by instructor permission only.

Core Requirements Met

  • United States Diversity