GOV101-001

Comparative Politics

This course is designed as an introduction to the basic concepts and themes in comparative politics. Using a case studies approach, the course compares and contrasts states according to political ideology, process, socialization, historical evolution, public policy, state institutions, and governmental systems. Prerequisite: None / 3 credits. Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement. Offered: Fall

GOV102-001

International Relations

This course features an historical examination of the fundamentals of international relations in theory and practice. Topics pertaining to developed and developing nations, security, power, science and technology, and international organizations are discussed with emphasis on the 20th and 21st centuries. Prerequisite: ENL050 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores / 3 credits. Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement. Offered: Spring

GOV110-001

The American Presidency

This course explores the responsibilities, staff, functions, and limitations of the modern American presidency. While the course covers the origins of the presidency, the reading and lecture material focuses on the modern American presidency in the post-1932 period. This course explores the cultural, social, and economic changes that have wrought political changes in the meaning and role of the presidency. Prerequisite: None / 3 credits. Offered: Fall

GOV111-001

American Government

This course provides an introductory examination of the federal government. Emphasis is placed upon the political system in both principle and practice, the structure of our government, and public safety. Prerequisite: None / 3 credits. Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

GOV241-001

Selected Topics in Government

This course serves as a vehicle to either deepen students' knowledge of subjects addressed in Government introductory courses or explore issues outside the traditional curriculum. Prerequisite: Any introductory level Government course / 3 credits; may be repeated once for credit. Offered: Varies