Course Descriptions

PSC 2010 Introduction to American Government 3 credits
A survey of the institutions of American government including: legislative, executive, and judicial branches; interpretation of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights; federalism; political parties; the federal bureaucracy; elections; and interest groups.

PSC 3000 Political Philosophy 3 credits
A philosophical examination of major social and political concepts such as freedom, authority, justice, law, obligation and rights. Emphasis on important philosophers and ideologies in the history of political philosophy.
Prerequisite: 60 Credit hours completed

PSC 3850 Special Topics 1-3 credits
Various topics in political science. These may be one-time or occasional course offerings.
Prerequisite: Dependent on specific course content