Political Science 5030 3 credits
International Relations

The foundations for national power, the causes of conflict in world politics, and the efforts to deal with such conflicts particularly through international organizations.

Political Science 5320 3 credits
Congressional Politics

The powers, functions and processes of Congress; the role of political parties and pressure groups; and the relation of Congress to the other branches of government.

Political Science 5330 3 credits
American Political Parties and Elections

Elections and political parties as forces that mold public policy, elections and political campaigns.

Political Science 5520 3 credits
The Judicial Process

The American judicial process, trial and appellate courts as well as the role of the U.S. Supreme Court. A comparison of the Anglo-American judicial system with that of continental Europe.

Political Science 5730 3 credits
Ethnic Rights and Politics

(Offered under ETHNSTDY 5730 and POLISCI 5730.) Changing patterns of ethnic, gender, and race relations; legislative and judicial developments affecting civil rights; political movements; political, social, and economic discrimination; judicial system and legal protection for civil rights. Women and other minorities.

Political Science 5830 3 credits
Civil Liberties

Law and power and their abuses; law and power in relation to war on crime, deviance, freedom of religion, expression, and civil disobedience; criminal and civil cases; group action.
Political Science 6420 3 credits
Constitutional Law

Constitutional law and political process, judicial review, civil liberties, rights and responsibilities, the role of the Supreme Court in the educational environment and student rights.

Political Science 6720 1-3 credits
Study and Research in Political Science

Supervised individual or team study and investigation of a selected topic.

Political Science 6760 1-3 credits
Seminar in Selected Topics in Political Science

Presentation of a selected topic normally not of a permanent nature or suitable for a regular course. Besides regular class presentations by students and examinations, a term paper is required.