This course is an introduction to the field of Political Science. The course surveys the general topics studied in the field (such as power, agenda-setting, collective action) as well as the sub-fields that are focuses of the discipline: American Government, Comparative Politics, and International Relations. At the core of the course is the question of how human societies decide who gets what, where, when, and how. The course will explore how common types of problems are resolved differently in different places and times. The course will use current events and other issues to explore the wider concepts of the discipline.
Lecture Hours: 3.00 Lab Hours: 0Total Hours: 3.00