Four-Semester Undergraduate Course Offerings

AY 14-15 and AY 15-16

This is the schedule of planned undergraduate political science course offerings for the four-semester period beginning Fall 2014.  It is provided to undergraduate majors as a tool for long-range course planning, but please note that it is subject to change.  This schedule will be updated annually.

FALL 2014

Foundational/Gateway Courses

            PSC 1100       American Government (4) (Johannes, Kerbel, Mark, Weikert)

            PSC 1200       International Relations (3) (Dixon, Rosato, Schrad)

            PSC 1300       Comparative Politics (2) (Owolabi)

            PSC 1400       Political Theory (Mark)

            PSC 1900       Research Seminar (2+Honors) (Kreuzer, Owolabi)

Focal Courses

American Government

            PSC 2120       U.S. Congress (Johannes)

            PSC 2125       U.S. Presidency (2) (Barrett)

            PSC 2140       U.S. Constitutional Law I: Powers and Structures (Lomazoff)

            PA 2000         Public Policy (TBD)

International Relations

            PSC 2220       International Law (Schrad)

            PSC 2230       International Organization (Suzuki)

            PSC 2260       War and Conflict (Dixon)

Comparative Politics

            PSC 2330       East Asian Politics (Suzuki)

            PSC 2340       Politics of the Arab World (Warrick)         

Specialized Courses

American Government

            PSC 3140       Race, Ethnicity, and Politics in the U.S. (Burge)

            PSC 4175       Topics: The Constitution Outside the Court 1789-1801 (Lomazoff)

            PSC 4175       Topics: Immigration Law (Beer)

International Relations

            PSC 3210       American Foreign Policy (Gustafson)

Political Theory

            PSC 3420       American Political Thought (Sheehan)

Senior Seminars

            PSC 6900       Political Reform (Johannes)

            PSC 6900       Israeli/Palestinian Dilemma (Lesch)

            PSC 6900       Politics of Natural and Human Disasters (Suzuki)

SPRING 2015

Foundational/Gateway Courses

            PSC 1100       American Government (4) (Burge, Johannes, Weikert)

            PSC 1200       International Relations (3) (Dixon, Gustafson, Suzuki)

            PSC 1300       Comparative Politics (2) (Owolabi, Warrick)

            PSC 1400       Political Theory (Mark, Sheehan)

            PSC 1900       Research Seminar (2) (Dixon, Kreuzer)

Focal Courses

American Government

            PSC 2130       U.S. Judiciary (Lomazoff)

            PSC 2145       U.S. Constitutional Law II: Rights and Liberties (Lomazoff)

            PSC 2150       U.S. Political Parties and Elections (Johannes)

            PA 1050         Public Administration (TBD)

            PA 2100         City and Suburb (TBD)

Comparative Politics

            PSC 2320       Russian Politics (Schrad)

            PSC 2360       Latin American Politics (Gustafson)

            PSC 2370       Third World Politics (Warrick)

Political Theory

            PSC 2410       Early Political Theories (Mark)      

Specialized Courses

American Government

            PSC 3150       Political Psychology (Burge)

            PSC 4175       Topics: U.S. Intelligence (Barrett)

International Relations

            PSC 3230       Development and Aid (Toyoda)

            PSC 4275       Topics: Refugees and Displaced Populations (Suzuki)

Comparative Politics

            PSC 4375       Topics: African and Caribbean Politics and Literature (Owolabi/Akoma)

Political Theory

           PSC 3440       Politics and Religion (Mark)

            PSC 4475       Topics: Justice (Busch)

            PSC 4475       Topics: Jurisprudence (Sheehan)

Senior Seminars

            PSC 6900       The Presidency and Vietnam (Barrett)

            PSC 6900       The Cold War (Schrad)

            PSC 6900       Politics of Money and Finance (Toyoda)

FALL 2015

Foundational/Gateway Courses

            PSC 1100       American Government (4) (Johannes, Kerbel, TBD)

            PSC 1200       International Relations (3) (Suzuki, TBD)

            PSC 1300       Comparative Politics (2) (Toyoda, TBD)

            PSC 1400       Political Theory (Mark)

            PSC 1900       Research Seminar (2+Honors) (Kreuzer, Schrad)

Focal Courses

American Government

            PSC 2110       U.S. Congress (Johannes)

            PSC 2140       U.S. Constitutional Law I: Powers and Structures (Lomazoff)

            PSC 2180       U.S. National Security Policy (2) (Barrett)

            PSC 2190       U.S. Public Opinion and Political Behavior (Burge)

            PA 2000         Public Policy (TBD)

International Relations

            PSC 2220       International Law (Schrad)

            PSC 2230       International Organization (Suzuki)

            PSC 2260       War and Conflict (Dixon)

Comparative Politics

             PSC 2330        East Asian Politics (Suzuki)

            PSC 2340       Politics of the Arab World (Warrick)

            PSC 2360       Latin American Politics (Gustafson)           

Specialized Courses

International Relations

            PSC 4275       Topics: United Nations (Suzuki)

Comparative Politics

            SOC 2900       Politics, Economy, and Society (Pattnayak)

Political Theory

            PSC 3410       Theories of War and Peace (Gustafson)

            PSC 4475       Topics: Authority and Obligation

            PSC 4475       Topics: Lincoln/Douglas Debate (Sheehan)

            PSC 4475  Topics: Political Thought of James Madison (Allen)

Senior Seminars

            PSC 6900       Politics of the Past (Dixon)

            PSC 6900       Political Reform (Johannes)

            PSC 6900       The Constitution Outside the Court (Lomazoff)  

SPRING 2016

Foundational/Gateway Courses

            PSC 1100       American Government (4) (Burge, TBD)

            PSC 1200       International Relations (3) (Gustafson, Suzuki, TBD)

            PSC 1300       Comparative Politics (2) (Owolabi, Warrick)

            PSC 1400       Political Theory (Mark)

            PSC 1900       Research Seminar (2) (Johannes, Schrad)

Focal Courses

American Government

            PSC 2130       U.S. Judiciary (Lomazoff)

            PSC 2145       U.S. Constitutional Law II: Rights and Liberties (Lomazoff)

            PSC 2150       U.S. Political Parties and Elections (Johannes)

            PA 1050         Public Administration (TBD)

            PA 2100         City and Suburb (TBD)

Comparative Politics

             PSC 2370       Third World Politics (Warrick)

            PSC 2380       European Politics (Kreuzer)

            PSC 2390       South Asian Politics (Pattnayak)

            Political Theory

            PSC 2420       Modern Political Theories   

Specialized Courses

American Government

            PSC 3120       Political Communication in the U.S. (Kerbel)

           PSC 3140       Race, Ethnicity, and Politics in the U.S. (Burge)

           PSC 4175       Topics: U.S. Intelligence (Barrett)

International Relations

            PSC 3120       American Foreign Policy (Gustafson)

            PSC 4275       Topics: Refugees and Displaced Populations (Suzuki)

Political Theory

            PSC 3410       Theories of War and Peace (Suzuki)

            PSC 3420  American Political Thought (Sheehan)

            PSC 4475       Topics: Justice (Busch)

Senior Seminars

            PSC 6900       The Presidency and Vietnam (Barrett)

            PSC 6900       Democratization (Owolabi)

            PSC 6900       Borders (Schrad)