POSC 102-001 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES Examines how the American political system responds to major issues facing the nation. The politics of recent issues such as civil rights, Watergate, the environment and the energy crisis, along with current issues, discussed in detail. 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 490-005 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.