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Department of Political Science » Courses & Schedules

Courses & Schedules

All Course offerings in Political Science are divided into the three areas of concentration listed below.

  1. American Politics and Public Policy
  2. International Politics
  3. Political Theory and Methodology

American Politics and Public Policy

790:103 Basic Urban Issues
790:205 American State and Local Government
790:215 Introduction to American Politics
790:242 Urban Social Ecology
790:296 Practical Politics
790:307 Public Policy Analysis
790:308 New Jersey Politics
790:323 The Legislative Process
790:331 Urban Policy and Economic Development
790:332 Urban Political Systems
790:333 The CIA and American Intelligence
790:340 Urban Planning
790:342 Principles of Public Administration
790:343 Administrative Law and Public Policy
790:346 Urban Public Policy
790:351 Political Parties in the United States
790:352 Voting and Opinion
790:356 Women and Politics
790:360 Urban Public Policy
790:363 Politics of Intergovernmental Relations
790:364 Politics of Minority Groups
790:381 Judicial Process
790:388 The National Security/Homeland Security Establishment
790:401 American Constitutional Development
790:403 The Constitution and Criminal Law
790:407 The American Presidency
790:409 Law and American Civilization
790:414 The Supreme Court as a Political Institution
790:422 Politics, Business, and American Capitalism
790:426 Civil Liberties in Times of Emergencies
790:434 Government, Business, and American Politics
790:442 Human Freedoms and the Constitution
790:447 Critical Issues in American Government
790:456 Public Sector Personnel Policy

International Politics

790:210 Introduction to Comparative Politics
790:211 Introduction to International Politics
790:284 Geography and the World
790:305 Government and Politics of Western Europe
790:311 Government and Politics of Latin America
790:316 Government and Politics of the Far East
790:318 Comparative Public Policy
790:320 Problems in Contemporary American Foreign Policy
790:322 Problems in Contemporary International Politics
790:324 World Communism
790:328 Comparative Politics of Developing Nations
790:330 Comparative Politics of Eastern Europe
790:335 Government and Politics of Sub-Saharan Africa
790:336 Government and Politics of the Middle East
790:337 Government and Politics of South and Southeast Asia
790:338 Government and Business in the International System
790:380 Government and Politics of the Former Soviet Union
790:387 International Law and Organization
790:395 Formulation of American Foreign Policy
790:410 Comparative Constitutional Law
790:420 Seminar on War and Peace
790:425 Modernization and the Third World
790:427 Resource Scarcity and National Security
790:428 Radical Islam Challenges the West
790:429 Anti-Americanism
790:430 Contemporary Propaganda
790:435  Counter-Terrorism Strategies
790:469 Rich Nations/Poor Nations

Political Theory and Methodology

790:304 Politics and Culture
790:350 Violence Revolution and Terrorism
790:371 Classical Politics Theory
790:372 Modern Political Theory
790:375 American Political Thought
790:390 Empirical Political Theory
790:391 Quantitative Methods in Political Science
790:413 Political Methodology
790:416 Seminar on Political Development
790:421 Theory and Practice of Marxism
790:480 Radical Politics