Political Science Summer Classes

Introduction to American Government

public policy

PSCI 210
3 credits
Session 2
Face to Face
M-Th 11:30-1:20

Instructor: Jeffery Greene

Constitutional principles, structures, and the political processes of the national government.

Required of all PSCI majors.

Gen Ed Attributes: Social Sciences (S) and Democracy & Citizenship (Y)

Exp. Off.: Politics of the Middle East

map of middle east

PSCI 320
3 credits
Late
Online

Instructor: Eva Maria-Maggi

Historical and contemporary political institutions, trends, and challenges within and among the countries of the Middle East and the role of the Middle East in international relations.

PSCI majors can count this course towards either their upper-division Comparative Politics or International Relations requirement. Can be taken with PSCI 400 (1 credit) to satisfy the Advanced Writing requirement.

PSCI-History, History-PSCI, and Teaching Social Studies majors can count this course towards their upper-division International Relations/Comparative Politics requirement.

Students in Arabic Studies can count this course towards their minor. See program director Dr. Khaled Huthaily.

Political Psychology

head silhouettes with political party animals

PSCI 445
3 credits
Session 1
Face to Face
M-Th 11:30-1:20

Instructor: Christopher Muste

Psychological theories of political attitudes, opinion formation, conformity, prejudice, genocide, & leadership.

PSCI majors can count this course towards either their upper-division American Politics or Comparative Politics requirement. Can be taken with PSCI 400 (1 credit) to satisfy the Advance Writing requirement.

PSCI-History, History-PSCI, and Teaching Social Studies majors can count this course towards either their upper-division American Politics/Public Law or International Relations/Comparative Politics requirement.

Policy Analysis

us capital building

PSCI 503
3 credits
Session 1 & 2 (10 weeks)
Online

Instructor: Jeffery Greene

The role of public administrators in the policymaking process with emphasis on methods of policy analysis and program evaluation.

Organization Theory

people on an org chart

PSCI 504
3 credits
Session 1 & 2 (10 weeks)
Online

Instructor: Sara Rinfret

Concepts and theories relevant to the administration of complex organizations, including administrative structure, behavior, process and functions.