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Hoffman, Adam

Director, PACE

Faculty, Political Science

Fulton Hall (FH) 274
410-677-0103 or ext 70103
ahhoffmansalisburyedu



Courses  []

2014 Spring

  • POSC 202-001 STATE & LOCAL GOVERNMENT
    Examination of state and local governments in terms of how political power is organized and policies adopted. Focuses on forms of governing that encourage citizen participation. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fal 2008: IIB).
  • POSC 300-010 METHODS EMPER POL ANALYSIS
    Focuses on student-developed research projects that utilize the scientific method and the collection and analysis of quantitative data, especially public opinion polls. The use of computers and statistics in political science research emphasized. Prerequisites: POSC 101 or 110, junior/senior standing. Three hours lecture, one two-hour laboratory per week.
  • POSC 300-011 METHODS EMPER POL ANALYSIS
    Focuses on student-developed research projects that utilize the scientific method and the collection and analysis of quantitative data, especially public opinion polls. The use of computers and statistics in political science research emphasized. Prerequisites: POSC 101 or 110, junior/senior standing. Three hours lecture, one two-hour laboratory per week.
  • POSC 340-001 POLITICAL SCIENCE INTERNSHIP
    Helps students learn about political behavior and policy problems as participant-observers in a government organization at the national, state or local level. Prerequisite: POSC 101 or 110, permission of instructor. (P/F)
  • POSC 341-001 POL SCI INTERNSHIP SEMINAR
    Places an intern’s work experience within a broader, analytical perspective. Interns thoroughly examine existing research on the relevant governmental agency and relate the findings of this research to their own internship experiences. Designed to be taken with POSC 340. Prerequisite: POSC 101 or 110, permission of instructor. Three hours per week with enhancement
  • POSC 490-002 INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH
    Advanced students pursue their own research project under the direction of a faculty member, or assist a faculty member in a research project. Involves in-depth reading program or the collection and analysis of data from primary sources. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits with faculty approval; credit beyond three hours requires approval of the department chair.

2014 Summer I

  • POSC 110-701 AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVT
    Comprehensive examination of the American political process which analyzes the role of the Constitution, the organization and function of the presidency, Congress, Supreme Court, political parties and interest groups and the distribution of power within American society. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
  • POSC 340-001 POLITICAL SCIENCE INTERNSHIP
    Helps students learn about political behavior and policy problems as participant-observers in a government organization at the national, state or local level. Prerequisite: POSC 101 or 110, permission of instructor. (P/F)

2014 Summer II

  • POSC 110-701 AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVT
    Comprehensive examination of the American political process which analyzes the role of the Constitution, the organization and function of the presidency, Congress, Supreme Court, political parties and interest groups and the distribution of power within American society. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
  • POSC 340-001 POLITICAL SCIENCE INTERNSHIP
    Helps students learn about political behavior and policy problems as participant-observers in a government organization at the national, state or local level. Prerequisite: POSC 101 or 110, permission of instructor. (P/F)

2014 Fall

  • POSC 300-010 METHODS EMPER POL ANALYSIS
    Focuses on student-developed research projects that utilize the scientific method and the collection and analysis of quantitative data, especially public opinion polls. The use of computers and statistics in political science research emphasized. Prerequisites: POSC 101 or 110, junior/senior standing. Three hours lecture, one two-hour laboratory per week.
  • POSC 300-011 METHODS EMPER POL ANALYSIS
    Focuses on student-developed research projects that utilize the scientific method and the collection and analysis of quantitative data, especially public opinion polls. The use of computers and statistics in political science research emphasized. Prerequisites: POSC 101 or 110, junior/senior standing. Three hours lecture, one two-hour laboratory per week.
  • POSC 301-001 POL PART & PRESSURE GR
    Descriptive and analytical examination of American political parties and pressure groups with attention to political socialization and voting behavior. Prerequisite: POSC 101 or 110. Three hours per week with enhancement.
  • POSC 430-001 CONGRESS IN AMER POL
    Analysis of the structural characteristics and functions of the United States Congress. Factors influencing congressional decision making and the importance of Congress in American political process discussed. May be offered for undergraduate or graduate credit. Prerequisite: POSC 101 or 110. Three hours per week with enhancement.
  • POSC 490-002 INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH
    Advanced students pursue their own research project under the direction of a faculty member, or assist a faculty member in a research project. Involves in-depth reading program or the collection and analysis of data from primary sources. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits with faculty approval; credit beyond three hours requires approval of the department chair.

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