Courses in Political Science

For course descriptions, please refer to the Course Catalog.

PSCI Introductory courses are offered on the following schedule: 

  •  PSCI 210SY/Introduction to American Government:  fall, spring, and summer
  •  PSCI 220S/Introduction to Comparative Government:  fall and spring
  •  PSCI 230X/Introduction to International Relations:  fall and spring
  •  PSCI 250E/Introduction to Political Theory:  spring 
Use the PSCI Major Advising Form to keep track of your progress

Upcoming political science upper division courses:

Course Offerings by Subfield 

American Government      

  • 340/440 - Experimental Offering: American Government (offered under various titles)
  • 341 - Political Parties and Elections
  • 342 - Media, Public Opinion, Polling
  • 344 - State and Local Government
  • 345 - American Political System
  • 346 - American Presidency
  • 347 - U.S. Congress
  • 348 - U.S. Multicultural Politics      
  • 365 - Public Policy Issues & Analysis
  • 370 - Courts and Judicial Politics
  • 442 - Environmental Politics
  • 443 - Politics of Social Movements
  • 444 - American Political Participation
  • 445 - Political Psychology
  • 461 - Administrative Law
  • 468 - Public Policy Cycle
  • 471 - American Constitutional Law
  • 474 - Civil Rights Seminar
  • NASX 475 - Indian Sovereignty

Comparative Government

  • 311 Revolution and Reform in Modern China
  • 320/420 - Experimental Offering: Comparative Politics (offered under various titles)
  • 322 - Politics of Europe
  • 324 - Sustainable Climate Policies: China and USA
  • 325 - Politics of Latin America
  • 326 - Politics of Africa
  • 327 - Politics of Mexico
  • 328 - Politics of China
  • 381- State Formation
  • 443 - Politics of Social Movements
  • 456 - Chinese Political & Social Thought

International Relations

  • 330/430 - Experimental Offering: International Relations (offered under various titles)
  • 332 - Global Environmental Politics
  • 334 - International Security
  • 335 - American Foreign Policy
  • 336 - European Union
  • 337 - Model United Nations
  • 431 - Politics of Global Migration
  • 433 - International Law and Organizations
  • 463 - Development Administration
  • 482 - Politics of the World Economy

Public Administration

  • 344 - State and Local Government
  • 360/460 - Experimental Offering: Public Administration (offered under various titles)
  • 361 - Public Administration
  • 391/491 - Special Topics
  • 365 - Public Policy Issues & Analysis
  • 442 - Environmental Policy
  • 448 Health Care Policy
  • 449 Environmental Health Policy
  • 460 - Experimental Offering: Regulatory Policy and Administration
  • 461 - Administrative Law
  • 462 - Human Resource Management
  • 463 - Development Administration
  • 466 - Nonprofit Administration and Public Service
  • 467 - Advanced Nonprofit Administration
  • 468 - Public Policy Cycle
  • 469 - Ethics and Public Policy

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