Office Hours: MF 2-3, W 1-4, TR 2:30-4
POL 110: American Politics
This course studies the development and interrelation of American national state, and local governments; and public opinion, political parties, civil rights, duties of citizenship, and present governmental trends.
The course uses an e-book that includes video and audio assignments, as well as multiple study tools.
POL 482: Western Political Theory
11:00am - 12:30pm TR
An examination and discussion of European and American political doctrines with emphasis on the forces producing the doctrines.
POL/CJ 431: Civil Liberties
In this course, the student is confronted with the fact that the Constitution defines our freedoms in cursory language, thus leaving it to the courts to flesh out the document’s skeletal guarantees. Special emphasis will be placed on affirmative action efforts.
POL 495: Senior Seminar
Students will apply research skills and acquired political science knowledge to a specific topic of instruction, with the intention of producing a senior thesis suitable for public presentation. Students will be exposed to seminal and major academic literature in the topic area. Topics may vary among section and semesters offered.
Students in this class will be responsible for developing a course blog that analyzes a range of important topic of the day. They will also be responsible for participating in a number of on-air discussions using a news/talk show format that will be streamed live via Google+ Hangouts.