Political Science Options

POLS 2101. Introduction to Political Science (3-0-3) Prerequisite: POLS 1101 with a grade of C or better. Introduction to the field of political science. Includes approaches to the study of politics, political ideologies, and the functions of law. Does not substitute for POLS 1101. Required of all political science majors.

POLS 2201. State and Local Government (3-0-3) Prerequisite: POLS 1101 with a grade of C or better. The organization and functions of political power at the state and local level. Required of all Political Science majors. Satisfies state legislative requirements concerning Georgia Constitution.

POLS 3115. Methods of Political Analysis (3-0-3) Prerequisite: POLS 2101; Co-Requisite: STAT 1127. Examination of the development of the discipline. Focuses on analytical techniques. Required of all Political Science majors.

POLS 3141. Comparative Politics (3-0-3) Prerequisite: POLS 3115. This course introduces the student into the comparative study of countries and governments with focus on governmental intitutions and political processes, as well as the comparative study of demographics in those countries. Regions will vary with the instructor. Course may be taken up to three times if the topic varies.