Courses in Political Science

Political Science Introductory Course Schedule

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

Upcoming Upper Division Courses

American Politics

PSCI 342              Media, Public Opinion & Polling, Christopher Muste
PSCI 348              US Multicultural Politics, Christopher Muste
PSCI 440-02         Supreme Court, William McLauchlan
PSCI 443              Politics of Social Movements, Paul Haber

Comparative Politics

PSCI 443              Politics of Social Movements, Paul Haber
NAS 475X             Tribal Sovereignty, Dave Beck

International Relations

PSCI 334              International Security, Karen Ruth Adams
PSCI 336              European Union, Eva-Maria Maggi

Political Theory

PSCI 352              American Political Thought, Ramona Grey

Public Administration and Public Policy

PSCI 365              Public Policy Issues & Analysis, Jeffrey Greene
PSCI 448              Health Care Policy, Robert Saldin
PSCI 467              Advanced Nonprofit Administration, Keri McWilliams
PSCI 469              Ethics and Public Policy, Dane Scott

Public Law

PSCI 352              American Political Thought, Ramona Grey
PSCI 440-02         Supreme Court, William McLauchlan
NAS 475X             Tribal Sovereignty, Dave Beck

Research and Writing

PSCI 400              Advanced Writing in Political Science (1-cr) Add to any upper                    division course.                                                                                                          

American Politics

PSCI 345               American Political System, Robert Saldin
PSCI 370               Courts & Judicial Politics, William McLauchlan
PSCI 471               American Constitutional Law, William McLauchlan

Comparative Politics

PSCI 325               Politics of Latin American, Paul Haber
PSCI 381               State Formation, Abhishek Chatterjee

International Relations

PSCI 334               International Security, Karen Ruth Adams 
PSCI 337               Model UN, Eva-Maria Maggi
PSCI 443               Politics of Social Movements, Paul Haber
PSCI 463               Development Administration, Peter Koehn
PSCI 482               Politics of the World Economy, Abhishek Chatterjee

Political Theory

PSCI 453               Modern Political Theory, Ramona Grey

Public Administration and Public Policy

PSCI 463               Development Administration, Peter Koehn 
NPAD 466              Non-Profit Administration, Keri McWilliams
PSCI 524               Management Skills, Peter Koehn

Public Law

PSCI 370               Courts & Judicial Politics, William McLauchlan
PSCI 471               American Constitutional Law, William McLauchlan

Research and Writing

PSCI 400               Advanced Writing in Political Science (1-cr)  Add to any upper-division    course.
PSCI 480               Research Goals & Strategies, Christopher Muste

 

Political Science Courses by Subfield

  • 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
  • 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 - Tribal Sovereignty (approved elective)
  • 311 - Revolution and Reform in Modern China
  • 320/420 - Experimental Offering: Comparative Politics (offered under various titles)
  • 322 - Politics of Europe
  • 324 - 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
  • 481 - Origins of Democracy/Authoritarianism
  • 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
  • 350/450 - Experimental Offering: Political Theory (offered under various titles)
  • 352 - American Political Thought
  • 354 - Contemporary Issues in Political Theory
  • 357 - Ancient and Medieval Political Philosophy
  • 452 - Utopianism and Its Critics
  • 453 - Modern Political Theory
  • 335 - American Foreign Policy
  • 344 - State and Local Government
  • 349 - Montana Government and Politics
  • 360/460 - Experimental Offering: Public Administration (offered under various titles)
  • 361 - Public Administration
  • 365 - Public Policy Issues & Analysis
  • NRSM 379 - Collaboration in Natural Resource Decisions (approved elective)
  • NRSM 427 - Advanced Water Policy (approved elective)
  • 442 - Environmental Policy
  • 448 - Health Care Policy
  • 461 - Administrative Law
  • 462 - Human Resource Management
  • 463 - Development Administration
  • NPAD 466 - Nonprofit Administration and Public Service (approved elective)
  • NPAD 467 - Advanced Nonprofit Administration (approved elective)
  • 468 - Public Policy Cycle
  • 469 - Ethics and Public Policy
  • 524 - Management Skills (approved elective for Seniors)

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