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I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Introduction to Political Science

2. Course Prefix & Number:
POLS 1430

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 3

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 0

4. Course Description:

This course is an introduction to the basic concepts, philosophies, institutions and processes of government and politics.  Topics of study include key concepts and facts, including the significant ideologies that influence modern governments.  Study will also include comparative governmental systems with special emphasis placed on political leadership, terrorism, and types of warfare between nations.  An examination of citizen participation in politics, political behavior, and political ideologies will also be included.

5. Placement Tests Required:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

POLS 1430 - Introduction to Political Science

There are no prerequisites for this course.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

POLS 1430 - Introduction to Political Science

There are no corequisites for this course.