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Number:PS111
Name:Introduction to Political Science
Description:An overview of the basic principles, terminology and methods used to study politics in the United States and around the world. This course also will introduce students to international politics, political thought, and the decision-making process.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s):

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the student shall have an introductory knowledge of the following: The Role of Power in Politics, Major Political Theories and Ideologies, American National Government and Politics, Comparative Political Systems, International Relations, and Basic Research Methodology.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher
F 2012 How Soccer Explains the World : Unlikely Theory of Globaliza 0-06-073142-7 Foer, Franklin 2005 HarperCollins Publishers
F 2012 Political Science : An Introduction 0-205-07594-0 Roskin / Cord 12TH 12 Longman, Inc.
F 2011 ELEMENTS OF SOCIAL SCIENT 1-4390-8242-1 HOOVER 10 WAD
F 2011 POLITICAL SCIENCE 0-205-07594-0 ROSKIN 12 LONGMAN
F 2011 POLITICAL SCIENCE STUDENT 0-205-83012-9 SCOTT 7 PH
F 2011 Political Science: An Introduction 0205075940 Michael Roskin 12 Pearson
F 2011 The Elements of Social Scientific Thinking 0312056664 Hoover St Martin's Press
F 2011 The Political Science Student Writer's Manual 0131892592 Gregory Scott 7 Pearson
S 2011 Darkness at Noon 0099424916 Koestler Vintage
S 2011 DARKNESS AT NOON 1-4165-4026-1 KOESTLER THE SCRIBNE
S 2011 ELEMENTS OF SOCIAL SCIENT 1-4390-8242-1 HOOVER 10 CENGAGE LEA
S 2011 HOW SOCCER EXPLAINS THE W 0-06-073142-7 FOER HARPER COLL
S 2011 Taking Sides Clashing Views on Political Issues 007804992X McKenna 17th McGraw Hill
S 2011 TAKING SIDES: POLITICAL I 0-07-804992-X MCKENNA 17 MCGRAW-HILL
S 2011 The Elements of Social Scientific Thinking 0312056664 Hoover St Martin's Press
F 2010 HOW SOCCER EXPLAINS THE W 0-06-073142-7 FOER HARP/COLL
F 2010 UNDERSTANDING THE POLITIC 0-205-77875-5 DANZIGER 10 LONGMAN
F 2009 POWER & CHOICE 0-07-340391-1 SHIVELY 11 MCGRAW-HILL PUBLISHING
F 2008 POLITICAL SCIENCE 0-13-242576-9 ROSKIN 10 PEARSON EDUCATION
F 2007 LOSING OUR DEMOCRACY GREEN SOU*10
F 2007 NEMESIS JOHNSON H HOLT
F 2007 POLITICAL SCIENCE ROSKIN 1 PH
F 2005 POLITICAL SCIENCE ROSKIN 9TH 06
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