Politics Concentrations

Concentration Requirements

The two concentrations in Politics are for students who are not Politics majors but who want to acquire more than a passing acquaintance with the serious study of politics.

Concentration in Political Philosophy:

Politics 1311 (Principles of American Politics), plus an additional 15 credit hours in Politics, to include 3 courses in political philosophy and 2 other Politics courses chosen by the student. Examples of courses in political philosophy are Political Regimes, Plato's Republic, Aristotle's Politics, Political Philosophy in the Middle Ages, Enlightenment, Modernity, Catholic Political Thought, American Political Thought, American Founding, Lincoln, 20th Century American Political Thought, Senior Seminar, Thucydides, Aristotle's Ethics. Other Politics courses with appropriate content can count as political philosophy with the approval of the chairman.

Concentration in American Politics:

Politics 1311 (Principles of American Politics), plus an additional 15 credit hours in Politics, to include 3 courses in American politics and 2 other Politics courses chosen by the student. Examples of courses in American politics are Constitutional Law, Public Policy, American Foreign Policy, Presidency, Civil Rights, Congress, Politics and Parties, American Political Thought, American Founding, 20th Century American Political Thought and Policy. Other Politics courses with appropriate content can count as American politics with the approval of the chairman.

 

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