POS 101 (3)

Introduction to Politics

Issues in contemporary political analysis, human values, and political goals; how governments differ and change; relationship between individuals and government; how nation-states influence one another. General Education: Social and Behavioral Sciences. Special Requirements: Ethnic/Race/Gender Awareness. Three lecture.

 

POS 110 (3)      

 POS 1110

American National Government 

Introduction to the American national government; constitutional and philosophical foundations, federalism, structure and evolution of the federal government, and recent trends and issues in the federal government. General Education: Social and Behavioral Sciences. Three lecture.

 

POS 120 (3)        

 POS 1120

Introduction to World Politics 

Introduction to the international system, its actors and their capabilities; international political economy; ends and means of foreign policy; international cooperation, tension, and conflict. General Education: Social and Behavioral Sciences. Special Requirements: Contemporary Global/International Awareness or Historical Awareness. Three lecture.

 

POS 140 (3)

Introduction to Public Administration 

Political context of American public administration, alternative frameworks for the analysis of the policy process in government agencies, the budgetary process, accountability and responsibility in government, bureaucratic politics, and administrative reform and reorganization. Three lecture.

 

POS 201 (3)

Introduction to Political Ideologies 

Political ideas and belief systems, including liberalism, conservatism, Marxism, fascism, and feminism: the functions of ideology for the individual and society. Three lecture.

 

POS 220 (3)

Arizona & National Constitution 

Basic course in Arizona and United States governments and constitutions designed to meet the requirements for Arizona state teaching certification. Pre- or co-requisite: ENG 102. General Education: Social and Behavioral Sciences. Special Requirements: Intensive Writing/Critical Inquiry. Three lecture.

 

POS 221 (1)

Arizona Constitution & Government 

Arizona Government and Constitution designed to meet the requirements for Arizona state teaching certification. One lecture.

 

POS 222 (2)

National Constitution & Government 

United States Government and Constitution designed to meet the requirements for Arizona state teaching certification. Two lecture.

 

POS 233 (3)

Global Environmental Politics 

International environmental policies, issues and concerns involving environmental ethics, resource use, global environmental divisions, ecological degradation, biodiversity and other global changes. General Education: Social and Behavioral Sciences. Special Requirements: Contemporary Global/International Awareness OR Historical Awareness. Three lecture.

 

POS 298 (1–6)

Special Topics 

Designed to meet the needs of an individual(s) who has an interest in pursuing an original topic in an instructional area under faculty supervision. One to six variable credit hours.  

 

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