Projected Undergraduate Courses

2020-21 Projected Political Science Courses

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AUTUMN 2020 PROJECTED COURSES (as of 9/15/20)

 # Abbrev. Title Instructor Field Requirements Fulfilled and Notes
POL S 201 INTRO POL THEORY  Reinke   Introductory course.
POL S 202 INTRO TO AMER POL  Lemieux   Introductory course.
POL S 203 INTRO INTERNATL REL  Garner   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
DIV

POL S 270 INTRO TO POL ECON Gill C or D Pol S Majors Only Period 1.
PE Option Required Course.
POL S 273 CONCEPT OF POWER Anderson A None
POL S 334 AMERICAN POL TOPICS
"Seeking Truth in an Age of Misinformation,
Cynicism & Political Polarization"
Smith D

No Freshmen.

POL S 335 POL ECONOMY TOPICS
"The Political Economy of Capitalism, 
Dictatorship & Democracy
Menaldo B Pol S Majors Only Period 1. No Freshmen.
PE Advanced Course.
POL S 346
JSISA 302
WESTERN EUROPE GOVT Switek B

POL S 346: Pol S Majors Only Period 1. No Freshmen.
JSIS A 302: No restrictions

POL S 361
LSJ 361
US CTS & CIVIL LIB Francis D POL S 361: Pol S Majors Only Period 1. No Freshmen.
LSJ 361: LSJ Majors Only Period 1. No Freshmen.
POL S 367
LSJ 367
COMP LAW & COURTS Cichowski B or C POL S 367: Pol S Majors Only Period 1. No Freshmen.
LSJ 367: LSJ Majors Only Period 1. No Freshmen.
Optional W Course
POL S 384
ENVIR 384
GLOBAL ENV POLITICS Litfin C POL S 384: Pol S Majors Only Period 1. 
ENVIR 384: No restrictions. 
Optional W Course
POL S 403 INTO REL ADV SEM
"Climate Change, Politics & Governance"
Prakash C Pol S Majors Only. Juniors & Seniors Only Period 1. 
W Course.
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. 
POL S 447
JSIS B 431
COMP POL ADV SEM
International Negotiation Simulation
LaRue B Pol S: Pol S Majors Only. Juniors & Seniors Only Period 1.
JSIS B 431: No restrictions.
POL S 456
LSJ 456
INSTITUTIONAL FAILURE Thorpe D

Enrollment by add code only. Contact Prof. Thorpe.

POL S 462 US SUPREME COURT Lemieux D Pol S Majors Only. Juniors & Seniors Only Period 1.
POL S 488 H-HRNS THESIS DESIGN Whiting Pol S Honors Students Only

WINTER 2021 PROJECTED COURSES (as of 9/15/20)

COMP POL ADV SEM ​

 # Abbrev. Title Instructor Field Requirements Fulfilled and Notes
POL S 201 INTRO POL THEORY Turner   Introductory course.
POL S 202 INTRO TO AMER POL Francis   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 285 POL SCI AS SOCL SCI Smith E
POL S 307
RELIG 307
RELIG & WORLD POL Gill B or C PE Option Advanced Course. 
IS Option Elective Course.
POL S 315
AFRAM 315
BLACK IDEN/POL POWR Sisay D
POL S 316 AF-AM POL/SOC THT Parker A or D DIV. W Course.
POL S 321 AMER FOREIGN POLICY Kier C or D IS Option Required Course
POL S 326
SCAND 326
SCAND IN WORLD AFRS Ingebritsen C PE Option Advanced Course
POL S 327
LSJ 327
WOMEN RTS/HUMAN RTS Cichowski B or C DIV. Optional W Course.
POL S 328 INTL ORGANIZATIONS G. Wallace C IS Option Elective Course
Optional  W Course
POL S 349 STRATEGY & WAR Mercer C IS Option Elective Course
POL S 355 AMERICAN PRESIDENCY Lemieux D
POL S 360
LSJ 360
AM CONST LAW Lemieux D
POL S 405 AM POLITICS ADV SEM
Social Movements
Parker D
MOVED TO SPRING 2021 POL S 405 MOVED TO SPRING 2021
AM POLITICS ADV SEM
The Politics of Funding The Black Lives Matter Movement
Francis D MOVED TO SPRING 2021
POL S 409
ECON 409
UNDERG SEM-POL ECON
The Political Economy of Culture
Gill B PE Option Advanced Course
W Course
POL S 426
JSIS B 426
WORLD POLITICS Prakash C PE Option Advanced Course
IS Option Elective Course
W Course
POL S 430 CIVIL-MILI RELATION Kier C IS Option Elective Course
POL S 432
JSIS B 406
POLITICAL ISLAM Robinson B or C IS Option Elective Course

POL S 436
JSIS B 436

ETHNIC POLITICS Warren B IS Option Elective Course

POL S 447
JSIS A 494

COMP POL ADV SEM
Germany in Europe: From Divided State with a Legacy to Trusted Partner to Guardian of Liberal Democracy?
Switek B

POL S 447
LSJ 490

COMP POL ADV SEM
Applied Research in Comparative and International Courts
Cichowski B
POL S 461
COM 440
MASS MEDIA LAW Cook D
POL S 472
JSIS B 472
ELECTORAL SYSTEMS R. Pekkanen B
POL S 474 GOVT & THE ECONOMY Ainsley B PE Option Advanced Course
POL S 480
JSIS A 466
COMPAR POL KOREA ST Ha B

SPRING 2021 PROJECTED COURSES (as of 9/15/20)

 # Abbrev. Title Instructor Field Requirements Fulfilled and Notes
POL S 201 INTRO POL THEORY Rotem   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 302 FREE WILL IN POL Smith D
POL S 317
LSJ 331
US RACE AND ETHN POL S. Wallace D DIV
POL S 318 AM THGHT TO CIV WAR Turner A DIV. W Course.
POL S 351 AMERICAN DEMOCRACY Lemieux D
POL S 363
LSJ 363
LAW IN SOCIETY McCann D W Course
POL S 368
LSJ 320
POLITICS OF INTERNATIONAL LAW & HUMAN RIGHTS Beck C IS Option Elective Course.
POL S 371
JSIS B 371
GLOBAL CRIME & CORRUP Long B or C PE Option Advanced Course
IS Option Elective Course
POL S 373 LABOR MKTS & VIOLNCE Thorpe D New course. DIV. 
POL S 382 STATE GOVERNMENT Grumbach D Optional W Course
POL S 385
ENVIR 385
WORLD FOOD POLITICS Litfin C Optional W Course
POL S 401 POL THEORY ADV SEM
Feminist Theory and Affect Studies
Rotem A
POL S 403 INTL REL ADV SEM
Topic TBA
G. Wallace C W Course.
POL S 405 AM POLITICS ADV SEM
The Politics of Funding The Black Lives Matter Movement
Francis D
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
W 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
POL S 448 POLITICS OF THE EU Switek B