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Rittinger, Eric

Faculty, Political Science
Fulton Hall (FH) 280E
410-548-3531 or ext 83531
errittingersalisburyedu



Courses  []

2014 Fall

  • POSC 210-001 INTRO INT'L RELATIONS
    Introduces students to contemporary issues in world affairs: state creation and “failed” states, balance of power, wars, nuclear proliferation and arms control. Addresses global trade, monetary, development and environmental problems, as well as regional integration and the role of the World Bank and MNCs. Examines the use of international law, diplomatic negotiation and the UN to resolve international conflicts. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
  • POSC 210-002 INTRO INT'L RELATIONS
    Introduces students to contemporary issues in world affairs: state creation and “failed” states, balance of power, wars, nuclear proliferation and arms control. Addresses global trade, monetary, development and environmental problems, as well as regional integration and the role of the World Bank and MNCs. Examines the use of international law, diplomatic negotiation and the UN to resolve international conflicts. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
  • POSC 311-001 COMP GOV OF DEV NAT
    Comparative study of the historical backgrounds, ideological foundations, leadership, opposition groups, political processes and current issues in the governmental systems of selected developing countries. Prerequisite: POSC 101 or 110 or 210. Three hours per week with enhancement.
  • POSC 490-005 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.

2015 Spring

  • POSC 101-002 INTRO TO POLITICS & GOVT
    Introduction to the study of political science that discusses the nature of politics, the role of government in society and the processes involved in the governing of humans. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
  • POSC 204-001 TOPICS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE
    Analysis of recent international or national issues which helps students understand the complex contemporary political environment. May be taken twice under different course titles recorded with the registrar. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
  • POSC 415-001 UNITED NATIONS SYSTEM
    Examines the history and evolution of the UN system. Focuses on the role of the UN in settling international disputes, providing international order and security, promoting decolonization, promoting human and political rights, and providing for economic and social development around the world. Prerequisite: POSC 101 or 110 or 210. Three hours per week with enhancement.
  • POSC 490-004 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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