POLI 210

Principles of American Politics

Political Science College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

An introduction to the subfield of American politics for advanced students and majors. Basic concepts, theories, and methods of American politics and political science.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Recommended

Poli 200.

Title

Politics, International Relations, and Political Philosophy

Learning Outcome

Understand important theoretical traditions in the study of (American) politics.

Title

Be intellectually enlarged

Learning Outcome

Demostrate a familiarity with American politics and political philosophy

Title

Critical Thinking and Analysis

Learning Outcome

Apply theories of politics to explain current practices in American Politics.

Title

Effective and Professional Writing

Learning Outcome

Craft your own effective and insightful argument using clear and engaging prose that is analytically sound.