Political Science (POLI)
POLI 2010 - Introduction to American Gover (3 Credit Hours)
A course designed to consider the basic aspects of American politics and government: institutions, mass political behavior, and public policy. The purpose of the course is to encourage students to think analytically and critically about the United States Federal Government and the American political system.
POLI 2020 - State & Local Politics (3 Credit Hours)
A course designed to provide students with a basic understanding of how public policy is formulated and political decisions are made by state and local governments. This course will examine the general principles of federalism as that process impacts upon state and local governments. That examination will explore the relationships and factors that impact upon state and local electoral politics, political institutions, and public policies. This course will analyze in greater depth a sampling of state and local governments.