Courses

Advanced Research and Analysis

Course Prefix: 
IP
Course Number: 
455
Course Credits: 
3

A continuation of the introductory course, which strives to develop enhanced skill levels, research processes and analytical products. Prerequisites: IP 150, IP 250, IP 253, junior standing.

Africa: A Continental History

Course Prefix: 
HI
Course Number: 
330
Course Credits: 
3

Examines African history from earliest times to the present, with emphasis on the 19th and 20th centuries; the ancient African civilizations, the impact of Europe, the colonial era and the development of the modern independent African states. Prerequisite: sophomore or  departmental permission.

African-American History: The Struggle for Freedom and Equality

Course Prefix: 
HI
Course Number: 
411
Course Credits: 
3

An investigation of the role of Black Americans in the history of the United States through the years of slavery, the transition from servitude to freedom and the struggle to acquire equal rights within American society and the special contributions Black Americans have made to the development of the American nation. Prerequisite: sophomore or departmental permission.

America Ascendant: The United States from 1914 to the Present

Course Prefix: 
HI
Course Number: 
312
Course Credits: 
3

Examines the development of the United States into a world superpower, focusing on the reforms of the New Deal, New Frontier/Great Society and the Civil Rights Movement. Also considered is the assumption of international responsibility through two world wars and the Cold War. Attention is also paid to issues in American diversity and the divisions in the nation resulting from the Vietnam conflict along with recent issues of significance. Prerequisite: sophomore or departmental permission.

American Constitutional Law

Course Prefix: 
HI/PO
Course Number: 
315
Course Credits: 
3

This course includes a study of the origins and development of the American constitutional system, focusing on Supreme Court decisions through a case study approach to the politics of judicial review, intergovernmental relations, the commerce, taxing and treaty and war powers and the Bill of Rights and their influence on American government and society. Prerequisite: sophomore or departmental permission.

American Criminal Justice

Course Prefix: 
PO
Course Number: 
131
Course Credits: 
3

Overview of the criminal justice system that discusses the historical development and operations of the contemporary justice system in the United States, with an emphasis on emerging trends in the concepts and practices of the relevant agencies.

American Diplomacy

Course Prefix: 
PO/HI
Course Number: 
410
Course Credits: 
3

This course examines the evolution of American foreign policy from isolationism to the assumption of international responsibilities. Special attention will be paid to the increasing role of the executive in the making of American foreign policy. Prerequisite: sophomore or departmental permission.

American Diplomacy

Course Prefix: 
HI/PO
Course Number: 
410
Course Credits: 
3

An examination of the evolution of American foreign policy from isolationism to the assumption of international responsibilities. Special attention will be paid to the increasing role of the executive in the making of American foreign policy. Prerequisite: sophomore or departmental permission.

American Government and Politics

Course Prefix: 
PO
Course Number: 
111
Course Credits: 
3

This course examines the American political system with emphasis on the fundamental principles, ideas, institutions and processes of modern government.

American Political Parties and Interest Groups

Course Prefix: 
PO
Course Number: 
340
Course Credits: 
3

This course examines the development, structure, and function of political parties and interest groups in the United States. Prerequisite: sophomore or departmental permission.

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