POSC 230-001 JUDICIAL PROC&POL Examines the structure and role of courts in the American political process. State and federal court systems and the role of judges are explored. Emphasis is on how courts function within the legal and political environment while acting as policy makers. Three hours per week.
POSC 450-001 CIVIL RIGHTS & LIBERTIES Explores civil rights and liberties of the individual under the United States constitution, including freedom of religion, speech, press, right to privacy, and race and sex discrimination. Prerequisite: POSC 101 or 110. Three hours lecture per week with enhancement.
POSC 490-001 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.