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Political Science

diamondstarPOLS 1020 Introduction to Political Science 3 Credits
Analysis of politics and political systems in various countries. Topics include model states; democratic, authoritarian, and totalitarian states; political socialization and participation; political leadership; public policy; international relations; and revolution, terrorism, and war.

diamondstarPOLS 1030 American Government 3 Credits
This course provides an introduction to U.S. government and politics focusing on citizen participation and governmental institutions. Topics include the Constitution, federalism, civil liberties and civil rights, voting, the media, parties and groups, public opinion, Congress, the presidency, the federal bureaucracy, and the courts.

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