POLS 1200 Introduction to Political Science

(B) Bachelors
(SS) Coll of Arts, Hum & Social Sci
(SHPS) CAHS - History & Political Sci
3 credits

This course will provide the student with an overview of political science with an emphasis on such topics as: the formation and evolution of government institutions and structures; the evolution of political participation, culture and ideology in both a domestic and international context; and policy formation and implementation (both domestic and foreign); and international relations. In doing this, students will be introduced to the basic vocabulary of the discipline, learning about the different ways that political issues and processes are studied. Frequency: Every Fall and Winter. (Description Last Updated: Fall 2016 (201720))

Learning Outcomes

  1. Explain the historical context for the development of the discipline of political science in the United States.
  2. Explain the diverse way political institutions organize political life and respond to challenges and opportunities.
  3. Evaluate the effectiveness of the various elements in a political system.
  4. Synthesize knowledge of political and policy interactions among nations.
Term CRN Dates Campus Instructor
Current Course Offerings
No courses currently scheduled
Future Course Offerings (Subject To Change)
201820 20525 08/21 - 12/08/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus Edwards, Ransford
201820 20540 08/23 - 12/06/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus Edwards, Ransford
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