Projected Undergraduate Courses

2020-21 Projected Political Science Courses

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Field Abbreviations 

Option Abbreviations 

AUTUMN 2020 PROJECTED COURSES (as of 5/15/20)

 # Abbrev. Title Instructor Field Requirements Fulfilled and Notes
POL S 201 INTRO POL THEORY  TBA   Introductory course.
POL S 202 INTRO TO AMER POL  Lemieux   Introductory course.
POL S 203 INTRO INTERNATL REL  TBA   Introductory course. IS Option Required Course.
POL S 204 INTRO TO COMPAR POL  Menaldo   Introductory course.
POL S 246
AFRAM 246
AFRAM POLITICS Parker D POL S 246: Pol S Majors Only Period 1.
AFRAM 246: No restrictions
POL S 270 INTRO TO POL ECON Gill C or D Pol S Majors Only Period 1.
PE Option Required Course.
POL S 320
JSISB 310
3RD WORLD STATE SOC Callahan B Pol S 320: Pol S Majors Only.
JSIS B 310: No restrictions
POL S 334 AMERICAN POL TOPICS
"Seeking Truth in an Age of Misinformation,
Cynicism & Political Polarization"
Smith D

POL S 335 POL ECONOMY TOPICS
"The Political Economy of Capitalism, 
Dictatorship & Democracy
Menaldo B Time change pending.
Pol S Majors Only Period 1.
PE Advanced Course.
POL S 346
JSISA 302
WESTERN EUROPE GOVT Switek B

Time Change Pending. 
POL S 346: Pol S Majors Only Period 1
JSIS A 302: No restrictions

POL S 361
LSJ 361
US CTS & CIVIL LIB TBA D Time Change Pending.
POL S 361: Pol S Majors Only Period 1.
LSJ 361: LSJ Majors Only Period 1.
POL S 367
LSJ 367
COMP LAW & COURTS Cichowski B or C POL S 367: Pol S Majors Only Period 1. 
LSJ 367: LSJ Majors Only Period 1. 
No Freshmen. 
POL S 384
ENVIR 384
GLOBAL ENV POLITICS Litfin C POL S 384: Pol S Majors Only Period 1. 
ENVIR 384: No restrictions. 
POL S 403 INTO REL ADV SEM
"Climate Change, Politics & Governance"
Prakash C Pol S Majors Only. Juniors & Seniors Only Period 1. 
POL S 405 AM POLITICS ADV SEM
"Right-Wing Movements"
Parker D Pol S Majors Only. Juniors & Seniors Only Period 1.
POL S 424
JSISA 437
JAPAN INTL RELATNS S.Pekkanen C POL S 424: Pol S Majors Only.
JSIS A 437: No restrictions.

POL S 442
JSISA 408

GOVT & POL-CHINA Whiting B 442: Pol S Majors Only Period 1.
JSIS A 408: No restrictions
PE Advanced Course. 
447 COMP POL ADV SEM TBA B To be added to the schedule.
Pol S Majors Only. Juniors & Seniors Only Period 1.
POL S 456
LSJ 456
INSTITUTIONAL FAILURE TBA D

To be added to the schedule.
Pol S: Pol S Majors Only. Juniors & Seniors Only Period 1.

POL S 462 US SUPREME COURT Lemieux D Pol S Majors Only. Juniors & Seniors Only Period 1.

WINTER 2021 PROJECTED COURSES (as of 5/15/20)

 # Abbrev. Title Instructor Field Requirements Fulfilled and Notes
POL S 201 INTRO POL THEORY Turner   Introductory course.
POL S 202 INTRO TO AMER POL TBA   Introductory course.
POL S 203 INTRO INTERNATL REL G. Wallace   Introductory course. IS Option Required Course.
POL S 204 INTRO TO COMPAR POL Whiting   Introductory course.
POL S 249
HSTCMP 249
SOC 266
INTRO LABOR STUDIES Grumbach D PE Option Advanced Course
POL S 302 FREE WILL IN POL Smith D
POL S 307
RELIG 307
RELIG & WORLD POL Gill B or C PE Option Advanced Course. 
IS Option Elective Course.
POL S 316 AF-AM POL/SOC THT Parker A or D
POL S 321 AMER FOREIGN POLICY Kier C or D IS Option Required Course
POL S 328 INTL ORGANIZATIONS G. Wallace C IS Option Elective Course
POL S 426 WORLD POLITICS Prakash C PE Option Advanced Course
IS Option Elective Course
POL S 427 INTL POL ECONOMY Caporaso C PE Option Advanced Course
POL S 430 CIVIL-MILI RELATION Kier C IS Option Elective Course
POL S 460 POL ECONOMY OF EU Caporaso C PE Option Advanced Course

POL S 469
JSIS B 469
LSJ 469

LAW & AUTH REGIMES Whiting B
POL S 474 GOVT & THE ECONOMY Ainsley B PE Option Advanced Course
POL S 475 PUBLIC CHOICE Gill B or D Pol S 270 highly recommended.
PE Option Advanced Course
POL S 476 POLITICAL STRATEGY Ainsley B or C PE Option Advanced Course

SPRING 2021 PROJECTED COURSES (as of 5/15/20)

 # Abbrev. Title Instructor Field Requirements Fulfilled and Notes
POL S 201 INTRO POL THEORY TBA   Introductory course.
POL S 202 INTRO TO AMER POL Lemieux   Introductory course.
POL S 203 INTRO INTERNATL REL Mercer   Introductory course. IS Option Required Course.
POL S 204 INTRO TO COMPAR POL Long   Introductory course.
POL S 285 POL SCI AS SOCL SCI Smith E
POL S 317
LSJ 331
US RACE AND ETHN POL S. Wallace D
POL S 349 STRATEGY & WAR Mercer C IS Option Elective Course
POL S 359
CHSTU 359
US LATINO POLITICS S. Wallace D
POL S 371
JSIS B 371
GLOBAL CRIME & CORRUP Long B or C PE Option Advanced Course
IS Option Elective Course
POL S 382 STATE GOVERNMENT Grumbach D
POL S 385
ENVIR 385
WORLD FOOD POLITICS Litfin C
POL S 403 INTL REL ADV SEM
Topic TBA
G. Wallace C
POL S 407 INTERNATL CONFLICT Kier C IS Option Required Course
POL S 409
ECON 409
UNDERGRAD SEM POL-ECON
Topic TBA
Adolph B PE Option Elective Course
POL S 425 POLITCL PSYCH & WAR Mercer C IS Option Elective Course
POL S 430 CIVIL-MILI RELATION Kier C IS Option Elective Course