Political Science (POSC)

POSC 104 -  American Government  (3)  
Gen Ed Political Science  
Prerequisites: ENGL 70 or ENGL 75 or (ESOL 72 and ESOL 73) or ESOL 100  
(formerly PI 104)  

Covers basic principles of the national government: structures, powers and operations of the Congress, the Presidency, and the Judiciary; citizenship; elections; political parties; and interest groups.

POSC 206 -  Civil Liberties  (3)  
Prerequisite or Co-requisite: ENGL 101  
(formerly PI 206)  

Provides historical background, social and political issues and leading cases establishing the present rules regarding civil liberties today.

POSC 220 -  Comparative Politics  (3)  
Gen Ed Political Science, Cultural Competence  
Prerequisite or Co-requisite: ENGL 101  

Introduces the comparative study of politics in both more developed countries (MDCs) and less developed countries (LDCs). Includes topics such as political culture, political movements and revolutions, nationalism, social identity, politics, state-building, socioeconomic development, regime types, and political institutions.