International Security and Political Economy Option Courses

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These lists are not all-inclusive and are subject to change.

Pol S majors may not have access to some courses.

See a Pol S adviser to petition courses not listed that you think are appropriate for the options.

Winter 2019 International Security Option Courses

Course # & MyPlan Link Title Enrollment Restrictions
Pol S 203 Introduction to International Relations None.
Pol S 307
Relig 307
Religion & World Politics None.
Pol S 321 American Foreign Policy Pol S majors only Period 1.
Pol S 425 Political Psychology & War Pol S majors only. Juniors and seniors only.
Pol S 430 Civil-Military Relations Pol S majors only. Juniors and seniors only.
Pol S 436
JSIS B 436
Ethic Politics and Nationalism in Multi-Ethnic Societies Pol S 436: Pol S majors only Period 1. No freshmen.
JSIS B 436: No freshmen Periods 1 and 3.
Anth 497
LSJ 425
Domesticating International Human Rights: Perspectives on U.S. Asylum & Refugee Law Anth 497: Anth majors only Period 1.
LSJ 425: LSJ majors only Period 1. No freshmen Period 1.
A S 212 The Evolution of Air & Space Power II ROTC students only or instructor permission.
A S 432 Aerospace Studies 400 ROTC students only or instructor permission.
HSTAS 254
JSIS A 254
Modern China: Three Revolutions None
HSTEU 234 History of Nazi Germany & the Holocaust None.
HSTEU 252
JSIS A 252
The Bloodlands: East Central Europe Under Hitler & Stalin None. W Course.
JSIS A 416 North Atlantic Treaty Organization None.

* Required courses for the International Security Option

Winter 2019 Political Economy Option Courses

Course# & MyPlan Link Title Enrollment Restrictions
Econ 200** Introduction to Microeconomics None.
Econ 201** Introduction to Macroeconomics PREREQUISITE: Econ 200
Pol S 270** Introduction to Political Economy None.
Pol S 307
Relig 307
Religion & World Politics None.
Pol S 326
Scand 326
Scandinavia in World Affairs Pol S 326: Pol S majors only Period 1.
Scand 326: None
Pol S 427 International Political Economy Pol S majors only.
Pol S 477 African Political Development PREREQUISITE: Pol S 204.
Pol S majors only. Juniors and seniors only.
Econ 300 Intermediate Microeconomics PREREQUISITE: ECON 200; either MATH 112, MATH 124, MATH 127, MATH 134, or MATH 145
PREMAJ, PSOCS, EPRMJ, ECON, PRESCI majors only Period 1
Econ add code requests policy: 
https://econ.washington.edu/add-code-requests-policy
Econ 301 Intermediate Macroeconomics PREREQUISITE: Minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 201; 2.0 in ECON 300.
Econ majors only Period 1. Nonmajors may register for any available spaces during Period 2.
Econ add code requests policy: https://econ.washington.edu/add-code-requests-policy
Econ 471 International Trade PREREQUISITE: Minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301.
Econ majors only.
Econ add code requests policy: https://econ.washington.edu/add-code-requests-policy. Political Economy students may email econadv@uw.edu during Registration Period 2 if space is available.
Econ 472 International Macroeconomics PREREQUISITE: Minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301.
Econ majors only. Add code required beginning Period 3.
Econ add code requests policy: https://econ.washington.edu/add-code-requests-policy. Political Economy students may email econadv@uw.edu during Registration Period 2 if space is available.
Econ 491 Issues in Economic Development PREREQUISITE: Minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301.
Econ majors only. 
Econ add code requests policy: https://econ.washington.edu/add-code-requests-policy. Political Economy students may email econadv@uw.edu during Registration Period 2 if space is available.

** Required courses for the Political Economy Option

Autumn 2018 International Security Option Courses

Course# Title Enrollment Restrictions
POL S 203* Intro to International Relations None.
POL S 368
LSJ 320
Politics and Law of International Human Rights None.
GEOG 375
JSIS B 375
Geopolitics GEOG 375: Geog majors only period 1;
JSIS B 375: None.
HSTEU 376 Modern Irish History None.
JSIS A 430 Soviet Empire None.
JSIS B 424 Politics of International Nuclear Security None.

JSIS B 429

Nuclear Nonproliferation and International Safeguards None.
PHIL 338 Philosphy of Human Rights None.

A S 211

Evolution of Air and Space Power None.

A S 431

Aerospace Studies I ROTC students only or permission of instructor.

N SCI 321

Evolution of Warfare I None.

* Required courses for the International Security Option

Autumn 2018 Political Economy Option Courses

Course# Title Enrollment Restrictions
ECON 200** Intro to Microeconomics None.
ECON 201** Intro to Macroeconomics Prerequisite: ECON 200
POL S 409A
ECON 409A
Seminar in Pol Economy: The Wealth of Nations POL S 409A: POL S majors. Juniors,Seniors only
ECON 409: ECON majors only

POL S 409B ECON 409B

Seminar in Pol Economy: Political Economy of Property Rights, Regulation, & Innovation

POL S 409B: Pol S majors. Juniors,Seniors only
ECON: ECON majors only

POL S 442
JSIS A 408
Government and Politics of China None.
GEOG 208 Geography of the World Economy None.
ECON 300 Intermediate Microeconomics Prerequisite: ECON 200; either MATH 112, MATH 124, MATH 127, MATH 134, or MATH 145
ECON 301 Intermediate Macroeconomics Prerequisite: Minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 201; 2.0 in ECON 300
ECON 450 Public Finance: Expenditure Policy Prerequisite: Minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 300
ECON 471 International Trade Prerequisite: Minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301
ECON 472 International Macroeconomics Prerequisite: Minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301
ECON 495 Economies in Transition Prerequisite: Minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301
JSIS B 331 Political Economy of Development SIS, SISLA majors only period 1; Prerequisite: ECON 201, GEOG 123 or JSIS 123.
JSIS B 345
ANTH 345
GWSS 345
Women and International Economic Development JSIS, GWSS: None. ANTH: Majors only period 1.

** Required courses for the Political Economy Option
Econ add code requests policy: https://econ.washington.edu/add-code-requests-policy.

Summer 2018 International Security Option Courses

Course# Term Title Enrollment Restrictions
POL S 203* A Intro to International Relations None.
POL S 321 Full American Foreign Policy None. Group start online course.
POL S 325 Full Arab-Israeli Conflict None.
POL S 328 A International Organizations None.
POL S 419
JSIS A 459
B US-China Relations None.
POL S 432
JSIS B 406
A Political Islam None.
POL S 434
JSIS A 434
A International Relations of South Asia None.
POL S 436
JSIS B 436
A Ethnic Politics POL S: Majors only period 1.
JSIS: None.

HSTAS 265
JSIS A 265

B The Vietnam Wars None.
PHIL 407 B International Justice No Freshmen. Prerequisite: One course in Philosophy.

* Required courses for the International Security Option

Summer 2018 Political Economy Option Courses

Course# Term Title Enrollment Restrictions
ECON 200** Full Intro to Microeconomics None.
ECON 201** Full Intro to Macroeconomics Prerequisite: ECON 200
POL S 249
HSTCMP 249
SOC 266
B Intro to Labor Studies None.

POL S 270

A

Intro to Pol Economy

None.

POL S 325 Full Arab-Israeli Conflict None.

POL S 409A
ECON 409A

B Seminar in Pol Economy: African Political Economy None.
POL S 442
JSIS A 408
B Government and Politics of China None.
ECON 300 Full Intermediate Microeconomics Prerequisite: ECON 200; either MATH 112, MATH 124, MATH 127, MATH 134, or MATH 145
ECON 301 Full Intermediate Macroeconomics Prerequisite: Minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 201; 2.0 in ECON 300
ECON 451 B Public Finance: Tax Policy ECON: Majors only. Prerequisite: Minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 300
ECON 490 Full Comparative Economic Systems ECON: Majors only. Prerequisite: Minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301

** Required courses for the Political Economy Option
Econ add code requests policy: https://econ.washington.edu/add-code-requests-policy.

Spring 2018 International Security Option Courses

Course# Title Enrollment Restrictions
POL S 203* Intro to International Relations None.
POL S 407 International Conflict Pol S majors only Period 1
POL S 419
JSIS A 459
United States-China Relations POL S 419: Pol S majors only Period 1
JSIS A 459: None
POL S 425 Political Psychology and War Pol S majors only. Juniors and seniors only.
POL S 426
JSIS B 426
World Politics POL S 426: Pol S majors only Period 1
JSIS B 426: None
POL S 430 Civil-Military Relations in Democracies Pol S majors only. Juniors and seniors only.

HSERV 415
G H 419

War and Health None.

HSTCMP 340
JSIS B 340

The Code War: Realities, Myths, Legacies None. W Course.
JSIS A 468 Russia and the International System None
JSIS B 301
SOC 301
War JSIS B 301: None
Soc 301: Soc majors only Period 1. No freshmen.
JSIS B 423 Practicing American Foreign Policy Prerequisite: JSIS 201.  Add code required. Contact Professor Wall.
JSIS B 427 Weapons of Mass Destruction: Development, Deployment, and Detection None
JSIS B 441 Forced Migrations  None

* Required courses for the International Security Option

Spring 2018 Political Economy Option Courses

Course# Title Enrollment Restrictions
ECON 200** Intro to Microeconomics None.
ECON 201** Intro to Macroeconomics Prerequisite: ECON 200
POL S 326
SCAND 326
Scandinavia in World Affairs POL S 326: Pol S majors only Period 1
SCAND 326: None
POL S 335 POL ECONOMY TOPICS: The Political Economy of Capitalism, Authoritarianism, and Democracy Pol S majors only Period 1
POL S 417
JSIS A 417
Political Economy of India POL S 417:
JSIS A 417:
POL S 426
JSIS B 426
World Politics POL S 426: Pol S majors only Period 1
JSIS B 426: None
POL S 460
JSIS 488
Political Economy of the European Union Pol S: Pol S majors only Period 1
JSIS: None
POL S 474 Government and the Economy Pol S majors only Period 1
ECON 230
FISH 230
Economics of Fisheries and Oceans ECON 230: None
FISH 230: None
ECON 300 Intermediate Microeconomics Prerequisite: ECON 200; either MATH 112, MATH 124, MATH 127, MATH 134, or MATH 145
ECON 301 Intermediate Macroeconomics Prerequisite: Minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 201; 2.0 in ECON 300
ECON 451 Public Finance: Tax Policy Prerequisite: Minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 300
ECON 471 International Trade Prerequisite: Minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301
ECON 490 Comparative Economic Systems Prerequisite: Minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301
ECON 491 Issues in Economic Development Prerequisite: Minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301
JSIS A 473 Political Economy of Postwar Japan None

** Required courses for the Political Economy Option
Econ add code requests policy: https://econ.washington.edu/add-code-requests-policy

Winter 2018 International Security Option Courses

Course# Title Enrollment Restrictions
POL S 203* Intro to International Relations None.
POL S 321* American Foreign Policy Pol S majors only Period 1.
POL S 328 International Organizations Pol S majors only Period 1.
POL S 349 Strategy & War Pol S majors only Period 1.
Offered in Winter 2017 as Pol S 333.
Not open for credit to students who completed
Pol S 333 in Winter 2017.
POL S 371
JSIS B 371
Global Crime & Corruption Recommended Preparation: Pol S 203 or 204 or 270 or equivalent.
Offered in Winter 2017 as Pol S 335/JSIS B 330A.
Not open for credit to students who completed
Pol S 335/JSIS B 330A in Winter 2017.
POL S 420
JSIS A 420
Soviet & Russian Foreign Policy
Post-Soviet Security
Pol S 420: Pol S majors only Period 1.
JSIS A 420: None
POL S 430 Civil-Military Relations in Democracies Pol S majors only. Juniors and seniors Only.
A S 212 The Evolution of Air & Space Power II ROTC students only or instructor permission.
JSIS A 416 North Atlantic Treaty Organization None.
PHIL 338 Philosophy of Human Rights None.

* Required courses for the International Security Option

Winter 2018 Political Economy Option Courses

Course# Title Enrollment Restrictions
ECON 200** Intro to Microeconomics  
ECON 201** Intro to Macroeconomics Prerequisite: ECON 200.
POL S 203
HSTCMP 249
SOC 266
Intro to Labor Studies None.
POL S 371
JSIS B 3671
Global Crime & Corruption Recommended Preparation: Pol S 203 or 204 or 270 or equivalent.
Offered in Winter 2017 as Pol S 335/JSIS B 330A.
Not open for credit to students who completed
Pol S 335/JSIS B 330A in Winter 2017.
POL S 437
SCAND 437
Politics in Scandinavia Pol S: Pol S majors only Period 1.
Scand: None.
POL S 475 Public Choice Pol S 270 highly recommended. Enrollment by add code only.
Email Prof. Gill to express interest.
POL S 477 African Political Development Pol S majors only. Juniors and seniors only.
ECON 300 Intermediate Microeconomics PREMAJ, PSOCS, EPRJM,ECON, PRESCI majors only Period 1.
Add code required Period 3.
Prerequisite: ECON 200; either MATH 112, MATH 124, MATH
127, MATH 134, or MATH 145.

Add request policy link below.
ECON 301 Intermediate Macroeconomics Econ majors only Period 1.
Add code required Period 3.
Prerequisite: ECON 200; either MATH 112, MATH 124, MATH
127, MATH 134, or MATH 145.
Add request policy link below.
ECON 471 International Trade Prerequisite: Minimum grade of 2.0 in Econ 301.
Econ majors only.
ECON 472 International Macroeconomics Prerequisite: Minimum grade of 2.0 in Econ 301.
Econ majors only.
ECON 495 Economies in Transition Prerequisite: Minimum grade of 2.0 in Econ 301.
Econ majors only.
JSIS B 331 Political Economy of Development Prerequisite: Either ECON 201, GEOG 123  or JSIS 123, any
of which may be taken concurrently.
JSIS B 332 Political Economy of International Trade & Finance None.
JSIS B 333
GWSS 333
Gender & Globalization: Theory & Process JSIS: None
GWSS: Add code required. Email gwssadvs@uw.edu.

** Required courses for the Political Economy Option
Econ add code requests policy: https://econ.washington.edu/add-code-requests-policy

Autumn 2017 International Security Option Courses

Course# Title Enrollment Restrictions
POL S 203* Intro to International Relations None.
POL S/JSIS B 307  Religion and World Politics None.
POL S 314/JSIS A 314/NEAR E 315 Israel/Global Cntxt POL S 314: Pol S Majors only
JSIS A 314: None
NEAR E 315: None
POL S 332A Comp Pol Topics TOPIC: The Politics of Terror and Terrorism. None.
POL S 368/LSJ 320 Politics & Law of International Human Rights None. 
A S 211 Evolution of Air and Space Power I Course restricted to ROTC students only or by permission of instructor. Prerequisite: either A S 101, A S 102, or A S 103, any of which may be taken concurrently. Concurr reg in A S 250 req'd. 
A S 431  Aerospace Studies 400: I  Course restricted to ROTC students only or by permission of instructor. Prerequisite: A S 333. Concurr reg in A S 250 req'd .
GEOG/JSIS B 375 Geopolitics GEOG 375: GEOG majors only Period 1
JSIS B 375: No GEOG majors Period 1
HSTEU 376 Modern Irish History None. 
JSIS A 430 Soviet Empire: Creation, Consolidation, and Collapse None.
JSIS B 424 International Law and Arms Control  None.
JSIS B 429 Nuclear Nonproliferation & International Safeguards None. 

* Required courses for the International Security Option

Autumn 2017 Political Economy Option Courses

Course# Title Enrollment Restrictions
ECON 200** Intro to Microeconomics None.
ECON 201** Intro to Macroeconomics Prerequisite: ECON 200.
POL S 270** Introduction to Political Economy  None. 
POL S/JSIS B 307  Religion and World Politics None.
POL S/ECON 409  Seminar in Political Economy TOPIC: THE ECONOMICS & POLITICS OF PROPERTY RIGHTS, REGULATION & INNOVATION
Pol S 409: Pol S Majors only.
POL S 442/JSIS A 408 Government and Politics of China  None. 
POL S 476 Strategy in Politics Pol S Majors only.
ECON 300 Intermediate Microeconomics No Seniors Period 1. PREMAJ,EPRMJ,PSOCS,ECON,PRESCI majors only Period 1Prerequisite: ECON 200; either MATH 112, MATH 124, MATH 127, MATH 134, or MATH 145. 
ECON 301 Intermediate Macroeconomics ECON majors only Period 1. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 201; 2.0 in ECON 300. 
ECON 450 Public Finance: Expenditure Policy ECON majors only. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 300.
ECON 471 International Trade ECON majors only. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301.
ECON 472 International Macroeconomics ECON majors only Period 1. ECON majors only Period 3. ECON,ACMS majors only Period 2. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301.
ECON 490 Comparative Economic Systems ECON majors only. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301.
ECON 491 Issues in Economic Development  ECON majors only. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301.
GEOG 208 Geography of the World Economy None.
JSIS B 331 Political Economy of Development  SIS majors only Period 1. Prerequisite: either ECON 201, GEOG 123 or JSIS 123, any of which may be taken concurrently. 
JSIS B/ ANTH/GWSS 345  Women & Intl. Economic Development None. 

** Required courses for the Political Economy Option

For Econ add code policies see http://econ.washington.edu/undergrad/courses-registration

Summer 2017 International Security Option Course

Course# Term Title Enrollment Restrictions
POL S 203* A Intro to International Relations None
POL S 321* Full American Foreign Policy None. Group start online course.
POL S 325 Full Arab-Israeli Conflict  None
Pol S 333 Full Intl Rel Topics: Politics of Dictatorships None
POL S 419/JSIS A 459 A US-China Relations None
POL S 432/JSIS B 406 A Political Islam & Islamic Fundamentalism None
Pol S 436/JSIS B 436 A Ethnic Politics None
HSTAA 212 B Military History of the US (colonial - pres.) None
HSTAM 205 A Military History of the Ancient World None
HSTAS/JSIS A 265 Full Viet Nam Wars None

* Required courses for the International Security Option

Summer 2017 Political Economy Option Courses

Course# Term Title Enrollment Restrictions
ECON 200** Full Intro to Microeconomics None. 4 sections.
ECON 201** Full Intro to Macroeconomics Prerequisite: ECON 200.
POL S 270** Full Introduction to Political Economy  None. 
POL S/HSTCMP 249/SOC 266 Full Introduction to Labor Studies  None.
POL S 325 Full Arab-Israeli Conflict  None. 
POL S/SCAND 326 A Scandinavia in World Affairs  None.  
POL S 409 A Seminar in Political Economy: Political Economy of Development None.  
POL S/SCAND 437 B Politics in Scandinavia None.  
ECON 300 Full Intermediate Microeconomics

Prerequisite: ECON 200; either MATH 112, MATH 124, MATH 127, MATH 134, or MATH 145. Add Code required Period 3 (beginning 6/19/2017). No Seniors Period 1 (4/10/2017-5/17/2017). ECON,PREMAJ,PSOCS,EPRMJ,PRESCI,PREHUM majors only Period 1 (4/10/2017-5/17/2017).

ECON 301 Full Intermediate Macroeconomics Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 201; 2.0 in ECON 300. ECON majors only Period 1 (4/10/2017-5/17/2017)
ECON 451 A Public Finance: Tax Policy Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 300. ECON majors only. 
JSIS B 331 Full Political Economy of Development None
JSIS B 332 Full Political Economy of International Trade & Finance None.
JSIS B/ GWSS 333 Full Gender and Globalization Add Code required Period 3 for GWSS 333 (beginning 6/19/2017)

** Required courses for the Political Economy Option

For Econ add code policies see http://econ.washington.edu/undergrad/courses-registration

Spring 2017 International Security Option Course

Course# Title Enrollment Restrictions
POL S 203* Intro to International Relations None.
POL S 407 International Conflict  None.
POL S 337 Collective Violence None.
POL S 419/JSIS A 459 A US-China Relations None.
POL S 425 Political Psychology & War None.
POL S 426/JSIS B 426 A World Politics No Freshmen. POL S majors only Period 1
A S 213  Air & Space Power III  Course restricted to ROTC students only or by permission of instructor.
A S 433 Aerospace Studies 400 III Course restricted to ROTC students only or by permission of instructor.
HSERV 415/G H 419 A War and Health None.
HSTAA 212 Military History of US  None.
HSTAS 265/JSIS A 265 A The Viet Nam Wars  None. 
JSIS B 423 American Foreign Policy Prerequisite: JSIS 201. Add Code required Period 1. Seniors only Period 1 . SIS majors only Period 1. SIS majors only Period 2. FOR ADD CODES CONTACT INSTRUCTOR
JSIS B 427 Weapons of Mass Destruction None.
JSIS B 441 Forced Migration None.

* Required courses for the International Security Option

Spring 2017 Political Economy Option Courses

Course# Title Enrollment Restrictions
ECON 200** Intro to Microeconomics NO ADD CODES WILL BE GIVEN FOR THIS 
COURSE. 
ECON 201** Intro to Macroeconomics Prerequisite: ECON 200.
POL S 427 International Political Economy None. 
POL S 442/JSIS A 408 A Government & Politics of China None.
POL S/JSIS B 426 World Politics No Freshmen. POL S majors only Period 1
POL S 460/JSIS B 488 B Political Economy of the EU None. 
POL S 474 Government and the Economy None. 
ECON 300 Intermediate Microeconomics ECON,EPRMJ,PSOCS,PREMAJ,PRESCI majors only Period 1. Prerequisite: ECON 200; either MATH 112, MATH 124, MATH 127, MATH 134, or MATH 145.  
ECON 301 Intermediate Macroeconomics ECON majors only Period 1. Add Code required Period 3. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 201.
ECON 450 Public Finance: Expenditure Policy ECON majors only. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 300.
ECON 471 International Trade ECON majors only. Add Code required Period 3. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301.  
ECON 490  Comparative Economic Systems ECON majors only. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301.
FISH/ECON 230 Economics of Fisheries & Oceans None. 
GEOG 208 Geography of the World Economy None.
 JSIS A 473 Political Economy of Postwar Japan  None. 

** Required courses for the Political Economy Option

For Econ add code policies see http://econ.washington.edu/undergrad/courses-registration

Winter 2017 International Security Option Course

Course# Title Enrollment Restrictions
POL S 203* Intro to International Relations None.
POL S 321* American Foreign Policy  POL S majors only Period 1. 
POL S 325 Arab-Israeli Conflict  POL S majors only Period 1.
POL S 333 Intl Rel Topics: "Strategy & War" POL S majors only Period 1.
POL S 335 Pol Economy Topics: "Global Crime & Corruption" Recommended Preparation: Pol S 203 or 204 or 270 or equivalent. 
POL S 425 Political Psychology and War POL S majors only Period 1. Juniors & Seniors only Period 1. No Freshmen. 
POL S 430 Civil-Military Relations POL S majors only Period 1. Juniors & Seniors only Period 1. No Freshmen. 
ANTH 497 / LSJ 425 Perspectives on Asylum & Refugee Law LSJ & ANTH majors only Period 1. 
A S 212 Evolution of Air & Space Power II Course restricted to ROTC students only or by permission of instructor. 
Prerequisitse: either A S 101, A S 102, or 
A S 103, any of which may be taken concurrently. Concurrent registration in A S 250 required.  
A S 432 Aerospace Studies 400: II Course restricted to ROTC students only or by permission of instructor. 
Prerequisites: A S 333. Concurrent registration in A S 250 required.  
HSTCMP/JSIS B 340 The Cold War: Realities, Myths, Legacies None.
JSIS A 416 NATO  None. 

* Required courses for the International Security Option

Winter 2017 Political Economy Option Courses

Course# Title Enrollment Restrictions
ECON 200** Intro to Microeconomics None. 
ECON 201** Intro to Macroeconomics Prerequisite: ECON 200.
POL S / HSTCMP 249 / SOC 266 Introduction to Labor Studies None. 
POL S 325 Arab-Israeli Conflict   Pol S Majors Period 1. 
POL S 335 Pol Economy Topics: "Global Crime & Corruption" Recommended Preparation: Pol S 203 or 204 or 270 or equivalent. 
POL S 475 Public Choice Add Code required. POL S majors only Period 1. Juniors & Seniors only Period 1. To express interest in enrollment, use your @uw.edu account to email Prof. Gill: tgill@uw.edu. POL S 270 highly recommended. 
ECON 300 Intermediate
Microeconomics
PREMAJ, PSOCS, EPRMJ, ECON, PRESCI majors only Period 1.
Add Code required for Period 3. 
Prerequisite: ECON 200; either MATH 112, MATH 124, MATH
127, MATH 134, or MATH 145.
ECON 301 Intermediate
Macroeconomics
ECON majors only Period 1. Non-Majors may register for any available space during period 2. Add Code required Period 3.
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 201; 20.0 in ECON 300.  
ECON 471 International Trade ECON majors only. 
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301.
ECON 472 International Macroeconomics  ECON majors only. Add Code required Period 3. 
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301.
ECON 490 Comparative Economic Systems  Prerequisite: Minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301.
ECON 495 Economies in Transition ECON major only. 
Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301. 
JSIS B 332 Political Economy of International Trade & Finance None. 
JSIS B / ANTH / GWSS 345 Women & International Economic Development JSIS B 345: Add code required. No ANTH, GWSS majors Period 1. 
ANTH 345: No Grads. ANTH majors only Period 1. 
GWSS 345: Add code required Period 3. 

** Required courses for the Political Economy Option

For Econ add code policies see http://econ.washington.edu/undergrad/courses-registration

Autumn 2016 International Security Option Course

Course# Title Enrollment Restrictions
POL S 203* Intro to International Relations None.
POL S 307
JSIS C 307
Religion & World Politics None.
Pol S 332 Comp Pol Topics
"The Politics of Terror and Terrorism"
POL S majors only Period 1.
POL S 368
LSJ 320
Politics & Law of Intl. Human Rights POL S majors only Period 1. 
A S 211 Evolution of Air & Space Power I Course restricted to ROTC students only or by permission of instructor.
Prerequisitse: either A S 101, A S 102, or
A S 103, any of which may be taken concurrently. Concurrent registration in A S 250 required.  
A S 431 Aerospace Studies 400: I Course restricted to ROTC students only or by permission of instructor.
Prerequisites: A S 333. Concurrent registration in A S 250 required.  
GEOG 375
JSIS B 375
Geopolitics  Geog 375: None
JSIS B 375: No Geog majors Period 1
HSTEU 376  Modern Irish History  None
JSIS A 430  Soviet Empire: Creation, Consolidation, & Collapse None
JSIS B 424 International Law & Arms Control  None
JSIS B 429  Nuclear Nonproliferation & Intl. Safeguards  None 
PHIL 338 Philosophy of Human Rights  None

* Required courses for the International Security Option

Autumn 2016 Political Economy Option Courses

Course# Title Enrollment Restrictions
ECON 200** Intro to Microeconomics None
ECON 201** Intro to Macroeconomics Prerequisite: ECON 200
POL S 270** Introduction to Political Economy  None 
POL S 307
JSIS C 307
Religion & World Politics None 
POL S 326
SCAN 326
Scandinavia in World Affairs  POL S majors only Period 1 
POL S 476 Strategy in Politics POL S majors only. Juniors,Seniors only Period 1. 
JSIS B 331 Political Economy of Development SIS majors only Period 1.
Prerequisite: either ECON 201, GEOG 123 or JSIS 123, any of which may be taken concurrently.
ECON 300 Intermediate
Microeconomics
No Seniors Period 1.
PREMAJ, EPRMJ, PSOCS, ECON, PRESCI majors only Period 1.
Prerequisite: ECON 200; either MATH 112, MATH 124, MATH
127, MATH 134, or MATH 145.
ECON 301 Intermediate
Macroeconomics
ECON majors only Period 1. Non-Majors may register for any available space during period 2. Add Code required Period 3,
HTTP://ECON.WASHINGTON.EDU/ADD-CODE-REQUESTS-POLICY
Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 201; 2.0 in ECON 300

ECON 450 Public Finance: Expenditure Policy ECON majors only. 
For add code info go to HTTP://ECON.WASHINGTON.EDU/ADD-CODE-REQUESTS-POLICY   
Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 300.  
ECON 471 International Trade ECON majors only. 
For add code info go to HTTP://ECON.WASHINGTON.EDU/ADD-CODE-REQUESTS-POLICY 
Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301.
ECON 472 International Macroeconomics  ECON majors only Period 1 & 3. ECON & ACMS majors only Period 2. 
For add code info go to HTTP://ECON.WASHINGTON.EDU/ADD-CODE-REQUESTS-POLICY 
 
Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301.
ECON 495 Economies in Transition ECON major only. 
For add code info go to HTTP://ECON.WASHINGTON.EDU/ADD-CODE-REQUESTS-POLICY
Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301. 

** Required courses for the Political Economy Option

For Econ add code policies see http://econ.washington.edu/undergrad/courses-registration

Summer 2016 International Security Option Course

Course# Title Enrollment Restrictions
POL S 203* Intro to International Relations None 
POL S 321* American Foreign Policy None. Group start online course.
Next taught on campus Winter 2017.
 
POL S 325 Arab-Israeli Conflict None 
POL S 368
LSJ 320
Politics & Law of Intl. Human Rights None 
POL S 419
JSIS A 459
U.S.-China Relations None 
POL S 425 Political Psychology & War None 
HSTAM 205 Military History of the Ancient World None 
HSTAS/JSIS A 265 Viet Nam Wars None 

* Required courses for the International Security Option

Summer 2016 Political Economy Option Courses

Course# Title Enrollment Restrictions
ECON 200** Intro to Microeconomics None
ECON 201** Intro to Macroeconomics Prerequisite: ECON 200.
POL 249
HSTCMP 249
SOC 266
Introduction to Labor Studies  None 
POL S 325 Arab-Israeli Conflict  None 
POL 326 SCAN 326 Scandinavia in World Affairs  None
POL S 442/ JSIS A 408 Government & Politics of China None 
JSIS B 333
GWSS 333
Gender & Globalization None
ECON 300 Intermediate Microeconomics ECON, PREMAJ, PSOCS, EPRMJ, PRESCI, PREHUM majors only Period 1. 
Add Code required Period 3. For add code info go to HTTP://ECON.WASHINGTON.EDU/ADD-CODE-REQUESTS-POLICY 
Prerequisite: ECON 200; either MATH 112, MATH 124, MATH 127, MATH 134, or MATH 145. 
ECON 301 Intermediate Macroeconomics ECON majors only Period 1.
For add code info go to HTTP://ECON.WASHINGTON.EDU/ADD-CODE-REQUESTS-POLICY  
Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 201; 2.0 in ECON 300. 
ECON 450 Public Finance: Expenditure Policy ECON majors only. 
For add code info go to HTTP://ECON.WASHINGTON.EDU/ADD-CODE-REQUESTS-POLICY   
Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 300.  
ECON 490 Comparative Economic Systems ECON majors only.  
For add code info go to HTTP://ECON.WASHINGTON.EDU/ADD-CODE-REQUESTS-POLICY  
Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301. 

** Required courses for the Political Economy Option

For Econ add code policies see http://econ.washington.edu/undergrad/courses-registration

Spring 2016 International Security Option Course

Course# Title Enrollment Restrictions
POL S 203* Intro to International Relations None.
POL S 321* American Foreign Policy None. Online course, $120 fee. Next taught on campus Winter 2017.
POL S 407* International Conflict None.
POL S 337/ JSIS B 337 Collective Violence and the State POL S: POL S majors only Period 1. JSIS B: None.
POL S 419/ JSIS A 459 U.S.-China Relations  POL S: POL S majors only Period 1. JSIS B: None. 
JSIS A 416 NATO None.
POL S/JSIS B 426 World Politics POL S: POL S majors only Period 1. No freshmen. JSIS B: No freshmen.
POL S 430 Civil-Military Relations POL S: POL S majors only. Juniors and seniors only.
A S 213 Evolution of Air and Space Power III ROTC Students OR permission of instructor. Prerequisite: either A S 101, A S 102, or A S 103, any of which may be taken concurrently.
A S 433 Aerospace Studies 400: III ROTC Students OR permission of instructor. Prerequisite: A S 333.
HSERV 415/G H 419 War and Health None.
HSTAA 212 Mil. History of US (colonial-pres.) None.
JSIS B 423 Practicing American Foreign Policy SIS majors only Periods 1 and 2. Seniors only Period 1. Add code required Periods 2 and 3. Prerequisite: JSIS 201. If space available, request add code from instructor, WALLP2@UW.EDU
JSIS B 427  Weapons of Mass Destruction  None.
JSIS B 441 Forced Migrations  None.
PHIL 338 Philosophy of Human Rights None.

* Required courses for the International Security Option

Spring 2016 Political Economy Option Courses

Course# Title Enrollment Restrictions
ECON 200** Intro to Microeconomics None
ECON 201** Intro to Macroeconomics Prerequisite: ECON 200
Pol S 337/ JSIS B 337 Collective Violence and the State

Pol S: Pol S majors only Period 1

JSIS: None

Pol S 405A/ Com 495B Advanced Seminar in American Politics Topic: Communication, Politics and Sustainability. Enrollment by add code only. Contact Professor Bennett at lbennett@uw.edu
Pol S 447A Advanced Seminar in Comparative Politics Topic: Property Rights, Institutions & Innovation. POL S majors only. Juniors and seniors only.
Pol S 447B Advanced Seminar in Comparative Politics Topic: Political Economy of Authoritarian Rule. POL S majors only. Juniors and seniors only.
ECON 300 Intermediate Microeconomics ECON, EPRMJ, PSOCS, PREMAJ, PRESCI majors only Period 1. Add Code required Period 3. For add code info go to HTTP://ECON.WASHINGTON.EDU/ADD-CODE-REQUESTS-POLICY Prerequisite: ECON 200; either MATH 112, MATH 124, MATH 127, MATH 134, or MATH 145. 
ECON 301 Intermediate Macroeconomics ECON majors only Period 1. Non-Majors may register for any available spaces during Period 2. Add code required Period 3. For add code info go to HTTP://ECON.WASHINGTON.EDU/ADD-CODE-REQUESTS-POLICY  Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 201; 2.0 in ECON 300. 
ECON 450 Public Finance: Expenditure Policy ECON majors only. For add code info go to HTTP://ECON.WASHINGTON.EDU/ADD-CODE-REQUESTS-POLICY   Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 300. 
ECON 471 International Trade ECON majors only. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301.
ECON 472 International Macroeconomics ECON majors only. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301.
ECON 490 Comparative Economic Systems ECON majors only.  For add code info go to HTTP://ECON.WASHINGTON.EDU/ADD-CODE-REQUESTS-POLICY  Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301. 
ECON 491 Issues in Economic Development ECON majors only.  For add code info go to HTTP://ECON.WASHINGTON.EDU/ADD-CODE-REQUESTS-POLICY   Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301. 
GEOG 208 Geography of the World Economy None. 
JSIS B 331 Political Economy of Development SIS majors only Period 1. Prerequisite: either ECON 201, GEOG 123 or JSIS 123, any of which may be taken concurrently. 

** Required courses for the Political Economy Option

For Econ add code policies see http://econ.washington.edu/undergrad/courses-registration

Winter 2016 International Security Option Courses

Course# Title Enrollment Restrictions
POL S 203* Intro to International Relations None
POL S 321* American Foreign Policy POL S majors only Period 1. Offered online in Spring 2016.
POL S 307/ JSIS B 307 Religion and World Politics None
Pol S 320/ JSIS B 310 State Society Relations in Third World Countries

Pol S 320: Pol S Majors Only Period. JSIS B 310: None.

POL S 325 Arab-Israeli Conflict None

Pol S 348/ JSIS A 348

EU as a Global Actor Pol S 348: Pol S Majors Only Period 1. JSIS A 348: None.

POL S 425

Political Psychology and War Seniors only. POL S majors only.
HSTAM 205 Mil. History of the Ancient World  None

A S 212

Evolution of Air and Space Power II Prerequisite: either A S 101, A S 102, or A S 103. COURSE RESTRICTED TO ROTC STUDENTS ONLY OR BY PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR. 
A S 432 Aerospace Studies 400: II Prerequisite: A S 333. COURSE RESTRICTED TO ROTC STUDENTS ONLY OR BY PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR. 
JSIS B 424 International Law and Arms Control    None

* Required courses for the International Security Option

Winter 2016 Political Economy Option Courses

Course Title Enrollment Restrictions
ECON 200** Intro to Microeconomics None
ECON 201** Intro to Macroeconomics Prerequisite: ECON 200
POL S 270** Introduction to Political Economy None
POL S/ HSTCMP/ 249
SOC 266
Introduction to Labor Studies None
POL S/ JSIS B 307 Religion and World Politics None
POL S 320/ JSIS B 310 State-Society Relations in 3rd World Countries Pol S Majors Only Period 1.
POL S 325 Arab-Israeli Conflict  None
POL S/ JSIS A 342 Gov. & Politics of Latin America Pol S Majors Only Period 1.
POL S 460/ JSIS 488A Political Economy of the EU Pol S Majors Only Periods 1 and 2. Juniors and Seniors Only Period 1.
ECON 300 Intermediate Microeconomics Prerequisite: ECON 200; either MATH 112, MATH 124, MATH 127, MATH 134, or MATH 145. Add Code required Period 3. PREMAJ, EPRMJ, PSOCS, ECON, PRESCI majors only Period 1.
ECON 301 Intermediate Macroeconomics Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 201; 2.0 in ECON 300. Add Code required Period 3. ECON majors only Period 1.
ECON 471 International Trade Econ majors only. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301.
ECON 472 International Macroeconomics Econ majors only. Add Code required Period 3. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301.
JSIS A 473 Political Economy of Postwar Japan Add Code required Period 2 & 3. 
JSIS B 332 Political Economy of Intl. Trade & Finance None
JSIS B/ ANTH/ GWSS 345 Women & Intl. Economic Development  
JSIS B 385 Industry and the State Prerequisite: JSIS 200; JSIS 201 

** Required courses for the Political Economy Option

For Econ add code policies see http://econ.washington.edu/undergrad/courses-registration

Autumn 2015 International Security Option Courses

Course# Title Enrollment Restrictions
POL S 203* Intro to International Relations None
POL S 321* American Foreign Policy None. Online course. $350 additional course fee. POL S 321 will next be taught on campus in 2015-2016.
POL S 331 Government/Politics in the Middle East & North Africa None
POL S 331/JSIS B 337 Collective Violence Pol S majors only, No Freshmen

POL S 368
LSJ 320

Politics & Law of International Human Rights  Pol S majors only Period 1. No Freshmen.
GEOG/
JSIS B 375
Geopolitics None 

HSTCMP/ 
JSIS C 269

The Holocaust: History and Memory None
HSTAS/ JSIS A 265 Viet Nam Wars None
A S 211 Evolution of Air and Space Power I  Prerequisite: either A S 101, A S 102, or A S 103, any of which may be taken concurrently. COURSE RESTRICTED TO ROTC STUDENTS 
ONLY OR BY PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR 
A S 431 Aerospace Studies 400 Prerequisite: A S 333. COURSE RESTRICTED TO ROTC STUDENTS 
ONLY OR BY PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR 
JSIS A 430 Soviet Empire: Creation, Consolidation, and Collapse  None
JSIS B 429 Nuclear Proliferation & International Safeguards  None

* Required courses for the International Security Option

Autumn 2015 Political Economy Option Courses

Course # Title Enrollment Restrictions
ECON 200** Intro to Microeconomics Prerequisite: Recommended MATH 111.
ECON 201** Intro to Macroeconomics Prerequisite: ECON 200; recommended: MATH 111
POL S/ JSIS A 322 IPE of Latin America POL S majors only Period 1. No Freshmen. 
POL S 427  International Political Economy  POL S majors only Period 1. No Freshmen. 
ECON 300 Intermediate Microeconomics Prerequisite: ECON 200; either MATH 112, MATH 124, MATH 127, MATH 134, or MATH 145. Add Code required Period 3. No Seniors Period 1. PREMAJ, EPRMJ, PSOCS, ECON, PRESCI majors only Period 1.
ECON 301 Intermediate Macroeconomics Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 201; 2.0 in ECON 300. Add Code required Period 3. ECON majors only Period 1.
ECON 450 Public Finance: Expenditure Policy Econ majors only. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 300.
ECON 471 International Trade Econ majors only. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301.
ECON 472 International Macroeconomics Econ majors only Period 1 & 3. Econ & ACMS majors only Period 2. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301.
ECON 495 Economies in Transition Econ majors only. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301.
JSIS B 331 Political Economy of Development SIS majors only Period 1. Prerequisite: either ECON 201, GEOG 123 or JSIS 123, any of which may be taken concurrently.

** Required courses for the Political Economy Option

For Econ add code policies see http://econ.washington.edu/undergrad/courses-registration

Summer 2015 International Security Option Courses

Term

Course #

Course Title

Enrollment Restrictions

A

Pol S 203

Introdution to International Relations

None

Full

Pol S 321

American Foreign Policy

GROUP START ONLINE COURSE. Pol S 321 will be offered on campus in WIN 2016.

Full

Pol S 325

The Arab-Israeli Conflct

None

B

Pol S 337
JSIS B 337

Collective Violence

None

A

Pol S 368
LSJ 320

The Politics and Law of International Human Rights

None

A

Pol S 419
JSIS A 459

United States-China Relations

None

Full

Pol S 425

Political Psychology and War

None

Full

HSTAA 212

Military History of the United States from Colonial Times to the Present

None

Full

HSTAM 205

Military History of teh Ancient World

None

B

HSTCMP 215

History of the Atomic Bomb

None

B

JSIS C 205
HUM 205
Near E 285

Religion, Violence, and Peace

None

Summer 2015 Political Economy Option Courses

Term Course # Course Title Enrollment Restrictions
Full Econ 200 Introduction to Microeconomics Prerequisite: Recommended Math 111
Full Econ 201 Introduction to Macroeconomics Prerequisite: Econ 200; recommended
Full Pol S 270 Introduction to Political Economy None
B

Pol S 409

Econ 409

Undergraduate Seminar in Political Economy: Labor Rights in the Global Economy None
A Pol S 427 International Political Economy None
B

Pol S 460

JSIS 488

Political Economy of the European Union None
Full or B Econ 300 Intermediate Microeconomics EON 200; either MATH 112, MATH 124, MATH 127, MATH 134, or MATH 145. ECON, PREMAJ, PSOCS, EPRMJ, PRESCI, PREHUM majors only Period 1. No Seniors Period 1. Add code required Period 3
Full Econ 301 Intermedia Macroeconomics Minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 201; 2.0 in ECON 300.  ECON majors only Period 1
B Econ 450 Public Finance: Expense Policy Minimum grade of 2.0 in Econ 200. ECON majors only
Full JSIS B 331 Political Economy of Development None
Full JSIS B 332 Political Economy of International Trade and Finance None
Full JSIS B 333 Gender and Globalization: Theory and Process None

 

Spring 2015 International Security Option Courses

Course # Title Enrollment Restrictions
POL S 203* Intro to International Relations None
POL S 321* American Foreign Policy None. Online course. $350 additional course fee. POL S 321 will next be taught on campus in 2015-2016.
POL S/JSIS A 348 European Union as Global Actor Pol S majors only Period 1.
POL S 407 International Conflict Pol S majors only Period 1.
POL S 425 Political Psychology and War Pol S majors only Period 1.
HSTCMP/JSIS C 269 The Holocaust: History & Memory None
HSTAS/JSIS A 244 Imperialism and Anti-Colonialsim in Asia None
JSIS B 427 Weapons of Mass Destruction None
PHIL 407 International Justice Prerequisite: One course in philosophy. Phil majors only Period 1.
AS 213 The Evolution of Air and Space Power III Prerequisite: Either AS 101, AS 102, or AS 103, any of which may be taken concurrently.
AS 433 Aerospace Studies Prerequisite: AS 333

* Required courses for the International Security Option

Spring 2015 Political Economy Option Courses

Course # Title Enrollment Restrictions
ECON 200** Intro to Microeconomics Prerequisite: Recommended MATH 111.
ECON 201** Intro to Macroeconomics Prerequisite: ECON 200; recommended: MATH 111
POL S 270 Introduction to Political Economy None. Online course. $350 additional course fee. POL S 270 will next be offered on campus in WIN 2016.
POL S 427 International Political Economy None.
ECON 300 Intermediate Microeconomics Prerequisite: ECON 200; either MATH 112, MATH 124, MATH 127, MATH 134, or MATH 145
ECON 301 Intermediate Macroeconomics Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 201; 2.0 in ECON 300.
ECON 450 Public Finance: Expenditure Policy Econ majors only. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 300.
ECON 451 Public Finance: Tax Policy Econ majors only. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 300.
ECON 471 International Trade Econ majors only. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301.
ECON 472 International Macroeconomics Econ majors only. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301.
ECON 490 Comparative Economic Systems Econ majors only. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301
ECON 491 Issues in Economic Development Econ majors only. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 301.
JSIS B 330 International Political Economy Prerequisite: JSIS 201 which may be taken concurrently; either ECON 201, GEOG 123 or JSIS 123 any of which may be taken concurrently
JSIS B 331 Political Economy of Development Prerequisite: either ECON 201, GEOG 123 or JSIS 123, any of which may be taken concurrently.

** Required courses for the Political Economy Option

For Econ add code policies see http://econ.washington.edu/undergrad/courses-registration