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POLS 110 Introduction to U.S. Politics

POLS 110.  Introduction to U.S. Politics.  3 Credits.   SF S   

An introduction to basic American governmental institutions, political processes, and policy.

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Political Science

Because political science advances our understanding of politics, power, governance, and public policy in the United States and across the globe.  In the broadest sense, political science is the study of governments and governmental procedures.  Political Science is as old as civilization, because people always have been interested in their government and in their leaders.  But political science as it is thought today, as one of the social sciences, is a comparatively new discipline.  It developed in the United States during the last century as political scientists developed an ability to make increasingly scientific observations of government.  Political scientists are concerned with origins and sources of governmental organizations, their growth, and their decline, as well as with the processes and structure of government.  Ask yourself, Am I interested in public affairs?  Am I a good analytical and critical thinker?  Am I curious about the world and it's workings?  Do I communicate well orally and in writing?  Do I want to be a knowledgeable citizen?  Am I interested in the relationship between government and the people?  Am I curious about how decisions and made and how conflicts are resolved?  

Minor in Public Policy in the United States

Students majoring in various social science disciplines are encouraged to minor in Public Policy.  Students earning a BA or BGS can obtain a minor; the minor consists of 18 credit hours.

Bachelor of Arts in Slavic, German, and Eurasian Studies

...Prague) POLS 125 Intelligence: Supporting National Security, or the REES 110 / REES 111 / REES...

Bachelor of Science in Education

...Geography course 3 POLS 110 Introduction to U.S. Politics 3 POLS 150 Introduction to...

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in American Studies

...Craft POLS 301 Introduction to Political Theory the following: AMS 110 American Identities 3...

Minor in Leadership Studies

...POLS 528 Environmental Justice and Public Policy POLS...People with Disabilities AMS 110 American Identities AMS...

Minor in Latino/a Studies

...POLS 659 Political Dynamics of Latin America POLS...the following: 6 AMS 110 American Identities AMS...

Bachelor of Social Work

...ECON 144 Principles of Macroeconomics POLITICAL SCIENCE POLS 110 Introduction to U.S. Politics PSYCHOLOGY...