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Political Science Courses

Please refer to the Undergraduate Course Bulletin for brief course descriptions.

Introductory-Level Courses

1100 - Introduction to Politics
2001 - Political Analysis
2002 - West Wing ILC
2102 - Introduction to Urban Politics
2105 - Introduction to Public Policy
2202 - Introduction to American Politics
2401 - Introduction to Political Philosophy
2501 - Introduction to International Politics
2610 - Introduction to Comparative Politics
2800 - Introduction to Political Economy

Upper-Level Courses

American Politics
3120 - New York City Internship
3121 - New York City Politics
3130 - Politics of Urban Planning and Development
3131 - Politics of Urban Health and Environment
3209 - Constitutional Law
3210 - Civil Rights and Liberties
3213 - Interest Group Politics
3214 - The U.S. Congress
3215 - American Political Parties
3217 - The American Presidency
3218 - Constitutional Law and Democracy
3219 - Constitutional Law: Death Penalty
3223 - Constitutional Law: Criminal Justice
3227 - Civil Liberties
3228 - Civil Rights
3231 - Judicial Politics
3301 - Campaigns and Elections
3302 - Voting Behavior and Elections
3304 - Elections and Parties
3305 - Presidential Elections
3307 - Environmental Politics
3309 - Women in American Politics
3310 - Racial and Ethnic Politics
3311 - American Social Movements
3313 - Political Psychology
3315 - Political Participation
3316 - Mass Media and American Politics
3317 - Media and Public Opinion
3318 - Money and Politics
3319 - Film and Politics
3321 - American Public Policy
3323 - Politics of Health Policy
3326 - Latino Politics

Comparative Politics
3605 - Comparative Democracy
3610 - Political Economy of Development
3611 - Third World Politics
3613 - Political Movements
3614 - Political Institutions
3616 - Political Economy of Poverty
3621 - European Politics
3622 - Politics of the European Union
3623 - Islam in Europe
3630 - Asian Politics
3631 - China and Russia in Comparative Perspective
3632 - China and US in Global Era3641 - Latin American Politics
3642 - Caribbean Politics
3645 - Politics of Immigration
3651 - Comparative Politics of the Middle East
3915 - International Political Economy
3916 - Understanding the Global Economy

International Politics
3500 - Advanced International Relations Theory
3505 - International Law
3507 - International Human Rights
3508 - The Politics of Humanitarianism in Africa
3511 - War and Peace
3516 - Conflict Analysis/Resolution
3517 - Art of Diplomacy
3518 - Analysis of International Politics
3520 - Mideast and the World
3521 - Global Governance
3522 - United Nations
3523 - United Nations and Human Rights
3524 - Politics and Economic Globalization
3526 - Democracy, Terrorism and Modern Life
3527 - United Nations Peace Operations
3530 - U.S. Foreign Policy
3540 - Politics of Cyberspace

Political Theory
3404 - American Political Thought
3411 - Classical Political Thought
3412 - Modern Political Thought
3413 - Contemporary Political Philosophy
3414 - Politics, Nature and History
3415 - Politics, Reason and Revelation
3416 - Liberalism and Its Critics
3417 - Theories of Law and Human Rights
3418 - Islamic Political Thought
3420 - Women and Film
3422 - Politics of the Present
3423 - Political Ideologies
3429 - Democratic Theory

Interdisciplinary Capstone Courses (ICC)

4013 - Religion and American Politics
4015 - American Economic Policymaking
4020 - Space, Place, and Immigrant Cities
4025 - Youth and Politics
4036 - Human Nature after Darwin
4037 - Social Movements and Revolutions

Methods Intensive Courses

A methods intensive course discusses the logic of inquiry in social sciences and showcases the use of a research method pertinent to the substance of the course.

POSC 3313 - Political Psychology
POSC 3610 - Political Economy of Development
POSC 3616 - Political Economy of Poverty

Seminars

4200 - Sem: American Public Policy
4210 - Sem: State, Family and Society
4215 - Sem: Presidential Elections
4221 - Sem: Municipal Elections
4225 - Sem: Judicial Politics
4227 - Sem: Money and Politics
4240 - Sem: Black Ethnic Politics
4245 - Sem: Political Vision
4300 - Sem: Political Behavior
4305 - Sem: American Politics
4310 - Sem: Presidential Nominations
4315 - Sem: Polarization in Amer. Politics
4320 - Sem: Influence in Public Policy
4325 - Sem: Religion and the Law
4400 - Sem: Global Justice
4420 - Sem: Nationalism and Democracy
4430 - Sem: Freud, Politics, Sexuality
4515 - Sem: International Pol. of Peace
4520 - Sem: US Foreign Policy
4525 - Sem: Globalization
4530 - Sem: Political Economy of Conflict
4600 - Sem: Comparative Politics
4615 - Sem: Political Development
4620 - Sem: The World of Democracy
4625 - Sem: Gender and Third World
4648 - Sem: Sexing Development
4635 - Sem: Political Institutions