POS Political Science


POS 105 - Introduction to Political Science - GT-SS1 3 Credits
Focuses on a survey of the discipline of political science, including political philosophy and ideology, democratic and non-democratic governments, and processes, and international relations.
(Contact hours - 45)

POS 111 - American Government - GT-SS1 3 Credits
Includes the background of the U.S. Constitution, the philosophy of American government, general principles of the Constitution, federalism, and civil liberties. Examines public opinion and citizen participation, political parties, interest groups, and the electoral process, and the structure and functions of the national government.  
(Contact hours - 45)

POS 125 - American State and Local Government - GT-SS1  3 Credits
Emphasizes the structure and function of state, county, and municipal governments including their relations with each other and with national government. Includes a study of Colorado government and politics.
(Contact hours - 45)

POS 205 - International Relations - GT-SS1 3 Credits
Examines relationships among modern nation states. Topics include diplomacy, nationalism, ideologies, power and influence, conflict and cooperation, the role of nonstate actors, the international economy and theoretical attempts to understand international behavior.
(Contact hours - 45)

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