ECN/HIS/POL 332 : POLITICAL ECONOMY OF AFRICA (S, Odd Years)
This course examines the political and economic conditions in SubSaharan Africa and provides a historical perspective on these conditions. Issues examined include the political and economic consequences of colonialism, post-independence political forces and economic policies, and U.S. foreign policy toward Africa. Prerequisite: ECN 150.
POL 270, 370, 470: SPECIAL TOPICS AND INDEPENDENT STUDY (F, S)
As interests indicate, special programs may be introduced into the curriculum discussing highly specialized problems for group or independent study.
POL 460: POLITICAL SCIENCE INTERNSHIP I (F, S)
This course is designed to give students the opportunity to apply their academic interest to relevant positions in the community. Placements will be provided and the students will be expected to give a comprehensive report on their experiences. Required of all public administration majors. Does not count toward the minor in political science. Permission of the Chair and/or a GPA of 3.0 or better are required.
POL 461: POLITICAL SCIENCE INTERNSHIP II (F, S)
With the permission of the Chair, a second semester involving a different experience may be undertaken. Does not count toward the major or minor in political science.
POL 480: SEMINAR I (F)
This course involves a study of methods of research and scholarly writing. Directed research and reports on individual assignments are expected. The course is open to political science majors only and constitutes a requirement for them. In addition, the course requires a minimum of 25 pages of academic writing.
POL 481: SEMINAR II (S)
This course involves supervised research and writing on a major topic. Weekly presentations and group discussions of individual papers are expected. A written thesis is to be submitted. The course is open to political science majors only and is a requirement for them. Prerequisite: POL 480. This course requires a minimum of 25 pages of academic writing.